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

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StatusPG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc Primary Religion Baseline Population Total
Irish, GaelicIrelandEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic223,780
ScottishCanadaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Protestant114,240
HaitianHaitiAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity111,565
GreekGreeceEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox65,690
HungarianHungaryEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic19,440
UrduPakistanSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam14,040
AcadianUnited StatesEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic13,220
Cambodian, KhmerCambodiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism13,210
TurkTurkeyCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam - Sunni13,180
HindiIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism12,810
JamaicanJamaicaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity11,820
ChileanChileAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic10,730
Congolese, LingalaCongoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity10,035
DominicanDominican RepublicAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Other / Marginal7,460
BengaliBangladeshSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam - Sunni7,130
TrinidadianTrinidad and TobagoAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity6,195
BretonFranceEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic6,040
CubanCubaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic4,900
JapaneseJapanEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesEthnic Religions - Shintoism4,440
LithuanianLithuaniaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic4,425
SenegaleseSenegalSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam - Sunni4,215
MoldovanMoldovaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox3,690
TamilIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism3,130
IvorianIvory CoastSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions3,100
RwandanRwandaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Roman Catholic2,710

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