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
BurundiBurundiSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Roman Catholic2,405
Cambodian, KhmerCambodiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism13,210
Caribbean, English SpeakingAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity10,000
ChadianChadSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam575
ChileanChileAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic10,730
Chinese, CantoneseHong KongEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesEthnic Religions - Chinese Universalism / Folk13,410
Chinese, HakkaTaiwanEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesEthnic Religions - Chinese Universalism / Folk195
Chinese, HokkienTaiwanEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesBuddhism - Mahayana1,680
Chinese, MandarinChinaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesBuddhism44,235
Congolese, LingalaCongoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity10,035
CubanCubaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic4,900
DominicanDominican RepublicAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Other / Marginal7,460
EdoNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Other / Marginal1,200
FlemishBelgiumEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic1,165
French-Canadian, QuébécoisCanadaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic945,530
FulaniNigerSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam975
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
GuineanGuineaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam3,280
HaitianHaitiAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity111,565
HindiIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism18,163

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