L1 users: 126,000 (2010 census). Ethnic population: 146,000 (2010 census). Total users in all countries: 127,210.
Dagestan Republic: half living in urban areass and half in the 98 Tabasaran-speaking villages in the mountains.
5 (Developing). Statutory language of provincial identity in Dagestan Autonomous Republic (1994, Article 10, Constitution).
South Tabasaran, North Tabasaran (Khanag).
Cyrillic script [Cyrl].