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 26-50 of 95 results.
StatusPG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc Primary Religion Baseline Population Total
SalvadoranEl SalvadorAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Other / Marginal14,970
MartinicanFranceAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic810
AlsatianFranceEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesNon-Religious710
BretonFranceEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic6,040
GaboneseGabonSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Roman Catholic615
GambianGambiaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam - Sunni595
GeorgianGeorgiaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox395
GreekGreeceEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox65,690
GrenadianGrenadaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic1,870
GuatemalanGuatemalaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic7,100
Balanta, KentoheGuineaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions80
GuineanGuineaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam3,280
HaitianHaitiAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity111,565
HonduranHondurasAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic3,505
Chinese, CantoneseHong KongEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesEthnic Religions - Chinese Universalism / Folk13,410
HungarianHungaryEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic19,440
HindiIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism18,163
KannadaIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism375
TamilIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism3,130
Arab, IraqiIraqNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Shia4,150
Kurd, CentralIraqCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam1,220
Irish, GaelicIrelandEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic223,780
Arab, PalestinianIsraelNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam5,300
IvorianIvory CoastSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions3,100
JamaicanJamaicaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity11,820

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