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
Balanta, KentoheGuineaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions80
New ZealanderNew ZealandEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Protestant100
UyghurChinaCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam145
TajikTajikistanCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam175
Chinese, HakkaTaiwanEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesEthnic Religions - Chinese Universalism / Folk195
UzbekUzbekistanCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam - Sunni285
Puerto RicanPuerto RicoAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic290
MontenegrinMontenegroEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesNon-Religious360
MontserratanAntigua and BarbudaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Anglican365
KannadaIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism375
GeorgianGeorgiaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox395
TatarRussiaCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam435
MongolianMongoliaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesBuddhism520
KazakhKazakhstanCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam - Sunni530
ChadianChadSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam575
Arab, LibyanLibyaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni590
GambianGambiaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam - Sunni595
Arab, DjiboutianDjiboutiNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni600
GaboneseGabonSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Roman Catholic615
SeychelloisSeychellesSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Other / Marginal615
AlsatianFranceEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesNon-Religious710
Burkinabe, MossiBurkina FasoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam725
Arab, SaudiSaudi ArabiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam790
Saint LucianSaint LuciaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity800
MartinicanFranceAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic810

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