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
KannadaIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism375
MontserratanAntigua and BarbudaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Anglican365
MontenegrinMontenegroEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesNon-Religious360
Puerto RicanPuerto RicoAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic290
UzbekUzbekistanCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam - Sunni285
Chinese, HakkaTaiwanEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesEthnic Religions - Chinese Universalism / Folk195
TajikTajikistanCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam175
UyghurChinaCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam145
French-Canadian, QuébécoisCanadaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic945,530
Arab, MoroccanMoroccoNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni53,960
Arab, AlgerianAlgeriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni49,940
Chinese, MandarinChinaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesBuddhism44,235
Arab, EgyptianEgyptNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam21,580
BerberMorocco North African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam21,445
MexicanMexicoAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic21,015
Arab, SyrianSyriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni16,515
SalvadoranEl SalvadorAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Other / Marginal14,970
PeruvianPeruAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic14,410
Chinese, CantoneseHong KongEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesEthnic Religions - Chinese Universalism / Folk13,410
Arab, TunsianTunisiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam10,315
AfghanAfghanistanCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam7,355
GuatemalanGuatemalaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic7,100
Berber, KabyleAlgeriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam6,610
KoreanSouth KoreaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesChristianity - Protestant6,265
LaoLaosSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism5,760

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