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 1-25 of 94 results.
StatusPG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc Primary Religion Baseline Population Total
Caribbean, English SpeakingAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity10,000
MayanBelizeAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansEthnic Religions1,340
CubanCubaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic4,900
DominicanDominican RepublicAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Other / Marginal7,460
GrenadianGrenadaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic1,870
HaitianHaitiAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity111,565
JamaicanJamaicaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity11,820
MartinicanFranceAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic810
MontserratanAntigua and BarbudaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Anglican365
Puerto RicanPuerto RicoAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic290
Saint LucianSaint LuciaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity800
TrinidadianTrinidad and TobagoAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity6,195
ChileanChileAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic10,730
GuatemalanGuatemalaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic7,100
HonduranHondurasAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic3,505
MexicanMexicoAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic21,015
PeruvianPeruAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic14,410
SalvadoranEl SalvadorAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Other / Marginal14,970
AfghanAfghanistanCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam7,355
KazakhKazakhstanCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam - Sunni530
TajikTajikistanCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam175
TatarRussiaCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam435
UzbekUzbekistanCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam - Sunni285
UyghurChinaCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam145
Kurd, NorthernTurkeyCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam - Sunni1,415

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