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 1-25 of 94 results.
StatusPG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc Primary Religion Baseline Population Total
Caribbean, English SpeakingAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity10,000
AfghanAfghanistanCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam7,355
Arab, AlgerianAlgeriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni49,940
Berber, KabyleAlgeriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam6,610
MontserratanAntigua and BarbudaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Anglican365
ArmenianArmeniaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox18,410
BengaliBangladeshSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam - Sunni7,130
BelarussianBelarusEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox1,645
FlemishBelgiumEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic1,165
MayanBelizeAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansEthnic Religions1,340
BenineseBeninSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions1,535
Burkinabe, MossiBurkina FasoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam725
BurundiBurundiSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Roman Catholic2,405
Cambodian, KhmerCambodiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism13,210
ScottishCanadaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Protestant114,240
French-Canadian, QuébécoisCanadaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic945,530
ChadianChadSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam575
ChileanChileAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic10,730
UyghurChinaCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam145
Chinese, MandarinChinaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesBuddhism44,235
Congolese, LingalaCongoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity10,035
CubanCubaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic4,900
Arab, DjiboutianDjiboutiNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni600
DominicanDominican RepublicAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Other / Marginal7,460
Arab, EgyptianEgyptNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam21,580

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