40,000 in Argentina (Crevels 2007). Population total all countries: 40,760. 0 monolinguals. Ethnic population: 69,500 (2004 INDEC).
Chaco Province, Resistencia, Fontana, Saenz Peña, Castelli, Tres Isletas, Miraflores, La Leonesa, Las Palmas, San Martín, Pcia. Roca, Bermejito, Pampa del Indio; Formosa Province, San Carlos, El Colorado, Misión Laishí, and others; northwest corner, Corrientes Province; Santa Fe Province, Rosario.
Northern Toba, Southeast Toba.
Speakers’ competence varies considerably according to location, age and attitude (Crevels 2007). Home, friends, work, religion. All ages in the smaller communities; adult speakers in larger towns and cities.
Latin script [Latn].