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
MongolianMongoliaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesBuddhism520
Chinese, MandarinChinaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesBuddhism44,235
LaoLaosSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism5,760
Cambodian, KhmerCambodiaSoutheast Asian PeoplesSoutheast Asian PeoplesBuddhism13,210
Chinese, HokkienTaiwanEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesBuddhism - Mahayana1,680
Caribbean, English SpeakingAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity10,000
HaitianHaitiAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity111,565
JamaicanJamaicaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity11,820
Saint LucianSaint LuciaAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity800
TrinidadianTrinidad and TobagoAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity6,195
Congolese, LingalaCongoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity10,035
TogoleseTogoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity1,375
MontserratanAntigua and BarbudaAmerican PeoplesNorth American PeoplesChristianity - Anglican365
ArmenianArmeniaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox18,410
GeorgianGeorgiaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox395
BelarussianBelarusEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox1,645
MoldovanMoldovaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox3,690
GreekGreeceEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox65,690
EdoNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Other / Marginal1,200
DominicanDominican RepublicAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Other / Marginal7,460
SalvadoranEl SalvadorAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Other / Marginal14,970
SeychelloisSeychellesSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Other / Marginal615
New ZealanderNew ZealandEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Protestant100
KoreanSouth KoreaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesChristianity - Protestant6,265
ScottishCanadaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Protestant114,240

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