1,470,000 in Latvia (European Commission 2012). Population total all countries: 1,552,260. L2 users: 497,000 in Latvia (European Commission 2012).
1 (National). Statutory national language (1998, Constitution, Article 4).
Tamian is a subdialect of the Central Latvian dialect. A member of macrolanguage Latvian [lav].
663,000 also use English [eng].
Latin script [Latn].