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 26-50 of 94 results.
StatusPG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc Primary Religion Baseline Population Total
BurundiBurundiSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Roman Catholic2,405
GrenadianGrenadaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic1,870
BasqueSpainEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic1,870
MalianMaliSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam - Sunni1,745
MalagasyMadagascarSub-Saharan African PeoplesMalay PeoplesChristianity - Protestant1,735
NigerianNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam1,675
BelarussianBelarusEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox1,645
BenineseBeninSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions1,535
Latvian, LettLatviaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesNon-Religious1,485
TogoleseTogoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity1,375
Kurd, CentralIraqCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam1,220
Arab, JordanianJordanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam1,175
FlemishBelgiumEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic1,165
FulaniNigerSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam975
MartinicanFranceAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic810
Saint LucianSaint LuciaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity800
Burkinabe, MossiBurkina FasoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam725
AlsatianFranceEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesNon-Religious710
GaboneseGabonSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Roman Catholic615
SeychelloisSeychellesSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Other / Marginal615
ChadianChadSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam575
KazakhKazakhstanCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam - Sunni530
MongolianMongoliaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesBuddhism520
TatarRussiaCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam435
GeorgianGeorgiaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox395

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