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 96 results.
PG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc Primary Religion Baseline Population Total
IvorianIvory CoastSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanEthnic Religions3,100
MauritanianMauritaniaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni2,325
MalianMaliSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam - Sunni1,745
Kurd, NorthernTurkeyCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam - Sunni1,415
Kurd, CentralIraqCentral Asia PeoplesPersian-MedianIslam1,220
Arab, JordanianJordanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam1,175
FulaniNigerSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam975
Arab, SaudiSaudi ArabiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam790
Arab, DjiboutianDjiboutiNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni600
GambianGambiaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanIslam - Sunni595
Arab, LibyanLibyaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam - Sunni590
KazakhKazakhstanCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam - Sunni530
MongolianMongoliaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesBuddhism520
KannadaIndiaSouth Asian PeoplesSouth Asian PeoplesHinduism375
UzbekUzbekistanCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam - Sunni285
UyghurChinaCentral Asia PeoplesTurkic PeoplesIslam145
French-Canadian, QuébécoisCanadaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic945,530
Irish, GaelicIrelandEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic223,780
ScottishCanadaEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Protestant114,240
HaitianHaitiAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity111,565
GreekGreeceEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Orthodox65,690
Arab, LebaneseLebanonNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldIslam62,045
Chinese, MandarinChinaEast Asian PeoplesEast Asian PeoplesBuddhism44,235
MexicanMexicoAmerican PeoplesLatin-Caribbean AmericansChristianity - Roman Catholic21,015
HungarianHungaryEuropean PeoplesEurasian PeoplesChristianity - Roman Catholic19,440

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