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
UyghurChinaCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam145
UrduPakistanSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam15,920
TurkTurkeyCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam - Sunni13,570
TrinidadianTrinidad and TobagoAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity6,195
TogoleseTogoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity1,375
TatarRussiaCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam435
TamilIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism3,130
TajikTajikistanCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam175
Sinte RomaniRomaniaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic3,400
SeychelloisSeychellesSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Other / Marginal615
SenegaleseSenegalSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam - Sunni4,215
ScottishCanadaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Protestant114,240
SalvadoranEl SalvadorAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Other / Marginal14,970
Saint LucianSaint LuciaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity800
RwandanRwandaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Roman Catholic2,710
Puerto RicanPuerto RicoAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic290
PeruvianPeruAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic14,410
NigerianNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam1,675
New ZealanderNew ZealandEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Protestant100
MontserratanAntigua and BarbudaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Anglican365
MontenegrinMontenegroEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesNon-Religious360
MongolianMongoliaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesBuddhism520
MoldovanMoldovaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox3,690
MexicanMexicoAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic21,015

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