Montreal (Laval), QC


The Montreal metro area includes the inner ring of the entire Island of Montreal, Laval, and the urban agglomeration of Longueuil along with an outer ring of low-density cities and towns that are semi-rural.

Total Population: 4,098,927

(An increase of 6.91 % in the past 5 years.)

Census Data

  • Foreign Born - 846,645
  • Language Spoken at Home - 3,171,770

Quick Facts

  • Over 60% of the total population speaks French as their first language.

  • The largest French-speaking city in North America, and second in the world after Paris.

  • Second largest Italian population, second only to Toronto.

  • Largest Haitian population in Canada.

  • A population of over 250,000 Arabic peoples and home to 75% of the total Arab, Moroccan population of Canada. Other notable Arabic peoples are seen in the People Group Highlights below.

  • Largest Berber population in North America.

  • Canada's largest population of Cham, a Cambodian Muslim people group.

  • Almost 300K claim No Religious Affiliation.

  • Predominantly Roman Catholic; however, weekly mass attendance is among the lowest in Canada.

People Group Highlights

Displaying 1-25 of 96 results.
PG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc Primary Religion Baseline Population Total
TogoleseTogoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity1,375
GaboneseGabonSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Roman Catholic615
ChadianChadSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam575
TatarRussiaCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam435
GeorgianGeorgiaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox395
MontenegrinMontenegroEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesNon-Religious360
TajikTajikistanCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam175
Arab, MoroccanMoroccoNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni77,450
Arab, AlgerianAlgeriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni54,635
Berber, MoroccanMorocco North African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam29,440
HindiIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism18,163
Arab, SyrianSyriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni16,515
UrduPakistanSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam15,920
TurkTurkeyCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam - Sunni13,570
Arab, EgyptianEgyptNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam11,644
Arab, TunsianTunisiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam27,960
Jew, MoroccanMoroccoNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsEthnic Religions - Judaism10,000
AfghanAfghanistanCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam9,215
Punjabi SikhIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesOther Religions - Sikhism9,205
BengaliBangladeshSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam - Sunni7,130
Berber, KabyleAlgeriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam6,610
LaoLaosSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism5,760
Arab, PalestinianIsraelNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam5,300
Arab, IraqiIraqNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Shia4,150
GuineanGuineaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam3,280

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