Montreal, Canada Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Montreal, Canada metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Montreal in 2021 is 4,247,000, a 0.62% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Montreal in 2020 was 4,221,000, a 0.6% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Montreal in 2019 was 4,196,000, a 0.58% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Montreal in 2018 was 4,172,000, a 0.82% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Other Cities in Canada
City Name Population
Toronto 6,255,000
Montreal 4,247,000
Vancouver 2,606,000
Calgary 1,581,000
Edmonton 1,491,000
Ottawa-Gatineau 1,408,000
Quebec 832,000
Winnipeg 825,000
Hamilton 771,000
Kitchener-Cambrigde-Waterloo 571,000
London 511,000
St. Catharines-Niagara 418,000
Halifax 415,000
Oshawa 402,000
Victoria 390,000
Windsor 338,000
Saskatoon 331,000
Montreal - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 4,247,000 0.62%
2020 4,221,000 0.60%
2019 4,196,000 0.58%
2018 4,172,000 0.82%
2017 4,138,000 0.83%
2016 4,104,000 0.84%
2015 4,070,000 0.82%
2014 4,037,000 0.82%
2013 4,004,000 0.83%
2012 3,971,000 0.81%
2011 3,939,000 1.08%
2010 3,897,000 1.12%
2009 3,854,000 1.10%
2008 3,812,000 1.11%
2007 3,770,000 1.13%
2006 3,728,000 1.47%
2005 3,674,000 1.52%
2004 3,619,000 1.54%
2003 3,564,000 1.51%
2002 3,511,000 1.53%
2001 3,458,000 0.85%
2000 3,429,000 0.73%
1999 3,404,000 0.74%
1998 3,379,000 0.75%
1997 3,354,000 0.72%
1996 3,330,000 0.76%
1995 3,305,000 0.70%
1994 3,282,000 0.74%
1993 3,258,000 0.74%
1992 3,234,000 0.72%
1991 3,211,000 1.81%
1990 3,154,000 1.91%
1989 3,095,000 1.88%
1988 3,038,000 1.91%
1987 2,981,000 1.88%
1986 2,926,000 0.76%
1985 2,904,000 0.66%
1984 2,885,000 0.63%
1983 2,867,000 0.67%
1982 2,848,000 0.64%
1981 2,830,000 0.21%
1980 2,824,000 0.21%
1979 2,818,000 0.18%
1978 2,813,000 0.18%
1977 2,808,000 0.18%
1976 2,803,000 0.43%
1975 2,791,000 0.40%
1974 2,780,000 0.43%
1973 2,768,000 0.44%
1972 2,756,000 0.44%
1971 2,744,000 2.24%
1970 2,684,000 2.40%
1969 2,621,000 2.38%
1968 2,560,000 2.40%
1967 2,500,000 2.38%
1966 2,442,000 2.91%
1965 2,373,000 2.91%
1964 2,306,000 2.95%
1963 2,240,000 2.94%
1962 2,176,000 2.88%
1961 2,115,000 4.14%
1960 2,031,000 4.21%
1959 1,949,000 4.22%
1958 1,870,000 4.24%
1957 1,794,000 4.18%
1956 1,722,000 4.24%
1955 1,652,000 4.23%
1954 1,585,000 4.21%
1953 1,521,000 4.25%
1952 1,459,000 4.21%
1951 1,400,000 4.24%
1950 1,343,000 0.00%