|()11,685 (2011 census)|
|Regions with significant populations|
|Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton|
|Kurdish, Canadian English, Canadian French, (some knowledge of Turkish, Arabic, Persian and Syriac)|
|Islam (majority Sunni, minority Alevi), Yazidism, Zoroastrian (Dersim Alevi), and a significant number of Yarsan, Shabak and Kurdish Christians|
|Related ethnic groups|
|Iranian people (Yazidis, Zazas)|
The Kurdish community in the Canada is 11,685 based on the Canadian Census 2011, among which the Iraqi Kurds make up the largest group of Kurds in Canada, exceeding the numbers of Kurds from Turkey, Iran and Syria.
In Canada, Kurdish immigration was largely the result of the Iran–Iraq War, the Gulf War and Syrian Civil War. Thus, many Iraqi Kurds immigrated to Canada due to the constant wars and suppression of Kurds and Shiites by the Iraqi government.
Kurdish population in Canada by province and territory
|Provinces and territories||(2011)|
|Prince Edward Island||30|
- "2011 National Household Survey: Data tables". Statistics of Canada. Statistics of Canada. Retrieved 19 January 2013.
- Powell 2005, 152.