L1 users: 3,050,000 (2004 J. Leclerc). 5,000,000 including L2 users of all Balochi languages. Total users in all countries: 3,050,800.
Balochistan province: northeast; Punjab province: southwest; Sindh province: northwest.
A member of macrolanguage Baluchi [bal].
SOV; both prepositions and postpositions; gender (masculine/feminine); no articles; case-marking (5 cases); ergativity; passives; tense and aspect; 23 consonant and 8 vowel phonemes; non-tonal.
Also use Saraiki [skr].