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The State of Drupal Commerce in 2022

Updated Sep 30 2022

In this report, we'll cover the following essential statistics on Drupal Commerce usage.

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Drupal Commerce Growth

At present, there are 9,241 live stores running on the Drupal Commerce platform.

Here is the historical growth of stores running Drupal Commerce.

  • Drupal Commerce stores increased 1.6% quarter-over-quarter in 2022 Q2.
  • Drupal Commerce stores increased 8% year-over-year in 2022 Q2.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
171
2017 Q2
258
2017 Q3
107
2017 Q4
127
2018 Q1
197
2018 Q2
984
2018 Q3
243
2018 Q4
222
2019 Q1
536
2019 Q2
224
2019 Q3
244
2019 Q4
216
2020 Q1
289
2020 Q2
301
2020 Q3
199
2020 Q4
481
2021 Q1
578
2021 Q2
567
2021 Q3
237
2021 Q4
211
2022 Q1
100
2022 Q2
141
2022 Q3 (to date)
331
Cumulative Stores by Quarter

It's hard to know exactly when a Drupal Commerce store was first created but we use a heuristic combining DNS and WHOIS data that provides a reasonable approximation.

Social Media Usage On Drupal Commerce Stores

Ecommerce brands use social media sites to engage with millions of consumers. Instagram and Facebook are the dominant social media sites for ecommerce stores, by far, with Twitter, Pinterest and YouTube also having notable usage.

  • Facebook is used by 47.0% of Drupal Commerce stores.
  • Instagram is used by 34.5% of Drupal Commerce stores.
  • Twitter is used by 23.1% of Drupal Commerce stores.
Type
Stores
Facebook
4,340
Instagram
3,184
Twitter
2,138
YouTube
1,716
LinkedIn
1,173
Pinterest
517
Tiktok
99
Facebook Group
94
Yelp
39
Snapchat
3

Contact Information On Drupal Commerce Stores

Email remains an extremely popular communication channel for merchants. Many merchants also provide a phone number so that their customers can reach them instantly.

  • 67% of Drupal Commerce stores provide a phone number on their website
  • 60% of Drupal Commerce stores have an email on their website
Type
Stores
Phone
6,198
Email
5,538

Top Categories For Drupal Commerce Stores

Here is the breakdown of industry verticals for stores on Drupal Commerce.

  • 5.7% of Drupal Commerce stores sell Books & Literature products.
  • 4.9% of Drupal Commerce stores sell Home & Garden products.
  • 3.6% of Drupal Commerce stores sell Apparel products.

Top Countries For Drupal Commerce Stores

Here are the top countries for stores using Drupal Commerce.

  • 13.6% of Drupal Commerce stores are in United States
  • 10.8% of Drupal Commerce stores are in Russian Federation
  • 6.2% of Drupal Commerce stores are in Germany
  • 4.6% of Drupal Commerce stores are in United Kingdom
Country
Stores
571
387
269
221
174
170

With a paid account, stores can also be segmented by region and city.

Number Of Employees For Drupal Commerce Stores

Here is the breakdown of Drupal Commerce stores by the number of employees.

  • 2.0% of Drupal Commerce stores have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 1.3% of Drupal Commerce stores have 10 - 24 employees.
  • 1.0% of Drupal Commerce stores have 100 - 249 employees.
Employees
Stores
1 - 9
186
10 - 24
121
25 - 49
71
50 - 99
60
100 - 249
88
250 - 999
71
1000 - 4999
20
5000+
56

Number Of Products Sold For Drupal Commerce Stores

Here is the breakdown of Drupal Commerce stores by the number of products that they sell.

  • 19.3% of Drupal Commerce stores sell 1 - 9 different products.
  • 14.9% of Drupal Commerce stores sell 100 - 249 different products.
  • 14.7% of Drupal Commerce stores sell 250 - 999 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
1,784
10 - 24
788
25 - 49
897
50 - 99
336
100 - 249
1,374
250 - 999
1,363
1000 - 4999
791
5000 - 9999
293
10000 - 24999
334
25000 - 99999
234

Top Technologies on Drupal Commerce Stores

We're tracking 175 different technologies that have 22,794 collective installs on Drupal Commerce stores.

  • Google Analytics is used by 58.3% of Drupal Commerce stores.
  • Google Tag Manager is used by 35.5% of Drupal Commerce stores.
  • reCAPTCHA is used by 22.9% of Drupal Commerce stores.

Here are the top 10 third-party technologies, ordered by number of installs, across all Drupal Commerce stores.

Top Shipping Carriers Used By Drupal Commerce Stores

  • UPS is used by 3.8% of Drupal Commerce stores.
  • USPS is used by 3.5% of Drupal Commerce stores.
  • Fedex is used by 2.3% of Drupal Commerce stores.

Here are the top 10 shipping carriers across all Drupal Commerce stores.

Shipping Carrier
Stores
UPS
349
USPS
326
Fedex
208
Royal Mail
105
Correos
33
Canada Post
26
Australia Post
25
DHL
21
Purolator
13
PostNord
12

Drupal Commerce Store Top-level Domain Distribution

.com is the most popular top-level domain for Drupal Commerce stores. This is not surprising since alternate top-level domains have only been introduced somewhat recently and there is still a certain cachet associated with .com domains.

That said, you'll find stark regional differences in certain countries. In Australia, .com.au is the most common top-level domain with .com a close second. This is the exception however as .com domains dominate in virtually all other countries.

  • 38.3% of Drupal Commerce stores have a .com domain.
  • 10.1% of Drupal Commerce stores have a .ru domain.
  • 5.6% of Drupal Commerce stores have a .de domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
3,537
.ru
937
.de
515
.org
421
.be
353
.co.uk
266
.fr
186
.it
176
.hu
164
.nl
134

Top Drupal Commerce Stores

Here are the top stores, powered by Drupal Commerce, ordered by store rank.

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
King Arthur Baking
665
2020/07/31
Specsavers UK
729
2016/12/30
www.sudinfo.be
811
2021/04/09
Purple
1,024
2016/12/30
SEGA
1,236
2019/10/11

New Drupal Commerce Stores

Here are the 5 highest-ranked stores added most recently.

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
shop.super1foods.com
94,310
2022/09/30
Royal Tandoor Victoria
1,255,394
2022/09/30
shop.old.flamant.com
5,276,399
2022/09/30
guichetindependants.be
6,443,842
2022/09/30
S Parfum&Cosmetics
6,494,299
2022/09/30

Stores Switching to Drupal Commerce From Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, Drupal Commerce has taken 6,945 merchants from competitive ecommerce platforms.

Platform
Stores
6,893
30
10
2

Here are the top stores that have switched to Drupal Commerce from competitive ecommerce platforms.

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
King Arthur Baking
665
Custom Cart
2022/09/01
Specsavers UK
729
Custom Cart
2022/09/02
Purple
1,024
Custom Cart
2022/09/01
SEGA
1,236
Custom Cart
2022/09/01
Quadratec
1,433
Custom Cart
2022/08/31

Stores Switching from Drupal Commerce To Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, Drupal Commerce has lost 53 merchants to competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores

Here are the top Drupal Commerce stores that have recently changed to a competitive platform.

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
Supermarket News
2,236
Custom Cart
2022/09/26
UCLA Extension
3,818
Custom Cart
2022/09/26
New Hope Network
6,658
Custom Cart
2022/09/26
Anticancer Research
8,572
Custom Cart
2022/09/26
Home Outlet
8,893
Custom Cart
2022/09/26

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