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
AcadianUnited StatesEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic13,220
AfghanAfghanistanCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam7,355
AlsatianFranceEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesNon-Religious710
Arab, AlgerianAlgeriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni49,940
Arab, DjiboutianDjiboutiNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni600
Arab, EgyptianEgyptNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam21,580
Arab, IraqiIraqNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Shia4,150
Arab, JordanianJordanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam1,175
Arab, LebaneseLebanonNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam62,045
Arab, LibyanLibyaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni590
Arab, MoroccanMoroccoNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni53,960
Arab, PalestinianIsraelNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam5,300
Arab, SaudiSaudi ArabiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam790
Arab, SyrianSyriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni16,515
Arab, TunsianTunisiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam10,315
ArmenianArmeniaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox18,410
Balanta, KentoheGuineaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions80
BasqueSpainEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic1,870
BelarussianBelarusEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox1,645
BengaliBangladeshSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam - Sunni7,130
BenineseBeninSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions1,535
BerberMorocco North African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam21,445
Berber, KabyleAlgeriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam6,610
BretonFranceEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic6,040
Burkinabe, MossiBurkina FasoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam725

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