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 51-75 of 95 results.
StatusPG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc Primary Religion Baseline Population Total
Chinese, HakkaTaiwanEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesEthnic Religions - Chinese Universalism / Folk195
TajikTajikistanCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam175
UyghurChinaCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam145
Arab, MoroccanMoroccoNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni77,450
Arab, AlgerianAlgeriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni54,635
BerberMorocco North African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam29,440
Arab, SyrianSyriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni16,515
Arab, EgyptianEgyptNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam11,644
Arab, TunsianTunisiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam10,315
Jew, MoroccanMoroccoNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsEthnic Religions - Judaism10,000
AfghanAfghanistanCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam7,355
Berber, KabyleAlgeriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam6,610
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
MauritanianMauritaniaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni2,325
Kurd, NorthernTurkeyCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam - Sunni1,415
Arab, SaudiSaudi ArabiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam790
Arab, DjiboutianDjiboutiNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni600
GambianGambiaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam - Sunni595
Arab, LibyanLibyaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni590
French-Canadian, QuébécoisCanadaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic945,530
Irish, GaelicIrelandEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic223,780
ScottishCanadaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Protestant114,240
HaitianHaitiAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity111,565

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