10,000 (Dorais 2010). Ethnic population: 25,000 (Dorais 2010).
Alaska: Delta area, Nunivak Island, Unalakleet to Bristol Bay coast to Unalakleet on Norton Sound; inland along Kuskokwim, Nushagak, and Yukon rivers; Chevak (Cup’ik dialect).
6b (Threatened). Recognized language (2014, Official Languages of Alaska Law as amended, Alaska Statute 44.12.310).
Western Mampruli, General Central Yupik, Hoopes Bay (Unaliq), Unaliq. 3 quite distinct dialects.
Still acquired by children in 17 of 68 villages. All ages. Also use English [eng].
Latin script [Latn].