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 51-75 of 95 results.
StatusPG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc Primary Religion Baseline Population Total
JapaneseJapanEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesEthnic Religions - Shintoism4,440
Arab, JordanianJordanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam1,175
KazakhKazakhstanCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam - Sunni530
LaoLaosSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism5,760
Latvian, LettLatviaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesNon-Religious1,485
Arab, LebaneseLebanonNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam62,045
Arab, LibyanLibyaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni590
LithuanianLithuaniaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic4,425
MalagasyMadagascarSub-Saharan African PeoplesMalay PeoplesChristianity - Protestant1,735
MalianMaliSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam - Sunni1,745
MauritanianMauritaniaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni2,325
MexicanMexicoAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic21,015
MoldovanMoldovaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox3,690
MongolianMongoliaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesBuddhism520
MontenegrinMontenegroEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesNon-Religious360
BerberMorocco North African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam29,440
Arab, MoroccanMoroccoNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni77,450
Jew, MoroccanMoroccoNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsEthnic Religions - Judaism10,000
New ZealanderNew ZealandEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Protestant100
FulaniNigerSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam975
EdoNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Other / Marginal1,200
NigerianNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam1,675
UrduPakistanSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam15,920
PeruvianPeruAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic14,410
Puerto RicanPuerto RicoAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic290

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