900,000 (2000 SIL), decreasing. 300,000 monolinguals.
Ayacucho and Huancavelica regions; Apurimac, Arequipa, Cusco, Ica, Junin, and Lima regions.
3 (Wider communication). Recognized language (1993, Constitution, Article 48).
Vigorous. Most domains. Written form used in religious services. Negative attitudes. Most also use Spanish [spa].
Latin script [Latn].
Traditional religion, Christian.