998,000 (2014 UNSD). Total users in all countries: 1,489,000.
La Paz, Oruro, and Potosí departments: west of eastern Andes.
Chilean Aymara is very similar to La Paz, Bolivia dialect. A member of macrolanguage Aymara [aym].
SOV; noun head final; case-marking (6 cases); verb affixes mark person, number; tense; comparatives; 26 consonant and 6 vowel phonemes; non-tonal; stress on penultimate syllable.
Latin script [Latn].
Some migration to valleys and lowlands. Traditional religion, Christian.