Eskimo-Aleut languages, Table

Table
language fluent population*
speakers*

Inuit
Greenlandic Inuit (Kalaallisut) 46,000 46,400
Eastern Canadian Inuit (Inuktitut) 12,400 14,000
Western Canadian Inuit (Inuktitun) 4,000 7,300
North Alaskan Inuit (Inupiaq) 3,000 15,500
Yupik
Central Alaskan Yupik 10,000 22,000
Alutiiq Alaskan Yupik 450 2,900
Nankauski Siberian Yupik 50 400
Central Siberian Yupik
(in Russia) 300 900
(in Alaska, U.S.) 1,050 1,100
Eastern Aleut 110 1,530
Atkan Aleut 45 75
Russian Aleut 10 300

*Statistics gathered 1990-95. Figures do not include residents of
urban centres—e.g., about 5,000 Greenlanders in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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Universalium. 2010.

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