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 76-94 of 94 results.
StatusPG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc Primary Religion Baseline Population Total
Arab, PalestinianIsraelNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam5,300
Arab, IraqiIraqNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Shia4,150
HonduranHondurasAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic3,505
GuineanGuineaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam3,280
MauritanianMauritaniaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni2,325
Chinese, HokkienTaiwanEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesBuddhism - Mahayana1,680
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
Balanta, KentoheGuineaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions80
Arab, LebaneseLebanonNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam62,045
ArmenianArmeniaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox18,410
Caribbean, English SpeakingAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity10,000
Sinte RomaniRomaniaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic3,400
MayanBelizeAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansEthnic Religions1,340
EdoNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Other / Marginal1,200
New ZealanderNew ZealandEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Protestant100

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