5 (2010 census). Ethnic population: 600 (2014 NCRP).
Dagestan republic: Tsuntinsky district, Ginukh.
6b (Threatened). Statutory language of provincial identity in Dagestan Autonomous Republic (1994, Constitution, Article 10).
None known. Similar to Tsez (Dido) [ddo], but probably not inherently intelligible.
Family. Few child speakers. Positive attitudes. Also use Dido [ddo], Russian [rus]. Also use Avar [ava]. Avar is literary language.
Hinukh men marry Dido women. Hinukh women marry men from other ethnic groups. Muslim.