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 51-75 of 95 results.
StatusPG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc Primary Religion Baseline Population Total
IvorianIvory CoastSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions3,100
Chinese, CantoneseHong KongEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesEthnic Religions - Chinese Universalism / Folk13,410
Chinese, HakkaTaiwanEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesEthnic Religions - Chinese Universalism / Folk195
Jew, MoroccanMoroccoNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsEthnic Religions - Judaism10,000
JapaneseJapanEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesEthnic Religions - Shintoism4,440
HindiIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism18,163
KannadaIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism375
TamilIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism3,130
BerberMorocco North African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam29,440
Arab, EgyptianEgyptNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam11,644
Arab, TunsianTunisiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam10,315
AfghanAfghanistanCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam9,215
Arab, JordanianJordanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam1,175
Arab, LebaneseLebanonNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam62,045
Arab, PalestinianIsraelNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam5,300
Arab, SaudiSaudi ArabiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam790
TajikTajikistanCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam175
TatarRussiaCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam435
UyghurChinaCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam145
Berber, KabyleAlgeriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam6,610
UrduPakistanSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesIslam15,920
Kurd, CentralIraqCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam1,220
Burkinabe, MossiBurkina FasoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam725
ChadianChadSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam575
GuineanGuineaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam3,280

Get Involved

To get started with mobilizing yourself or your church for the Montreal metro mission field, initiatives and contact info follows ...



"North American Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention" (NAMB)

Discover ways you can impact the USA and Canada.