In Canada:
  • As of 2015, there are approximately 1.3M Muslims in Canada (2.8% of population)
  • Expected to double to 2.6 M by 2031 (6.6% of population) – THE FASTEST GROWING DEMOGRAPHIC IN CANADA*
  • The fast growing demographic in canada Link_Icon

  • Canadian cities with the largest Muslim populations:
    Toronto, followed by Montreal , Vancouver, Ottawa, Calgary and Edmonton
  • It is expected that Halal food may account for 20% of world trade in food products in the future
  • $1 billion spent on Halal in Canada annually – 1/3 is on meat!
  • On average Muslim households spend $30 per week on Halal meat products which is almost double the average Canadian household meat expenditure per week (which is explained partially by larger Muslim family household size)
Province Muslims 2011 %2011
Canada 1,053,945 3.2
Ontario 581,950 4.6
Quebec 243,430 3.1
Alberta 113,445 3.2
British Columbia 79,310 1.8
Manitoba 12,405 1.0
Saskatchewan 10,040 1.0
Nova Scotia 8.505 0.9
New Brunswick 2,640 0.3
Newfoundland and Labrador 1,200 0.2
Prince Edward Island 660 0.5
Northwest Territories 275 0.7
Nunavut 50 0.2
Yukon 40 0.1