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
UzbekUzbekistanCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam - Sunni285
AcadianUnited StatesEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic13,220
Kurd, NorthernTurkeyCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam - Sunni1,415
TurkTurkeyCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam - Sunni13,570
Arab, TunsianTunisiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam10,315
TrinidadianTrinidad and TobagoAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity6,195
TogoleseTogoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity1,375
TajikTajikistanCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam175
Chinese, HakkaTaiwanEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesEthnic Religions - Chinese Universalism / Folk195
Chinese, HokkienTaiwanEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesBuddhism - Mahayana1,680
Arab, SyrianSyriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni16,515
BasqueSpainEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic1,870
KoreanSouth KoreaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesChristianity - Protestant6,265
SeychelloisSeychellesSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Other / Marginal615
SenegaleseSenegalSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam - Sunni4,215
Arab, SaudiSaudi ArabiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam790
Saint LucianSaint LuciaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity800
RwandanRwandaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Roman Catholic2,710
TatarRussiaCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam435
Sinte RomaniRomaniaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic3,400
Puerto RicanPuerto RicoAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic290
PeruvianPeruAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic14,410
UrduPakistanSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam15,920
EdoNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Other / Marginal1,200
NigerianNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam1,675

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