Iranian Canadians are Canadians of Iranian national background or descent. Their numbers estimate to 121,510 from the 2006 Canadian census and the main communities can be found in Southern Ontario, British Columbia, and Quebec; the vast majority, however, live in the northern suburbs of Toronto such as; Richmond Hill, Vaughan, Markham, Thornhill, and in the municipalities of Vancouver such as: North Vancouver, West Vancouver, Burnaby, and Coquitlam.
An estimated total of 46,255 Iranians currently reside in the Greater Toronto Area, 29,265 in the Greater Vancouver Area, 9,535 in the Greater Montreal Area, and the remainder being spread out in the other major cities in Canada based from the 2006 Canadian Census. However, these numbers only represent the people who immigrated from Iran and filled out the census survey. There are an estimated 50,000 more Iranians who did not fill out the survey and were born outside of Iran including Canada. Estimated amounts for Toronto are around 65,000, in Vancouver they range up to 40,000 and in Montreal there is not more than 15,000.