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Magento Stores in South Africa

Updated Nov 26 2021

There are 569 live Magento stores in South Africa.

In this report, we'll cover the following essential statistics on Magento stores in South Africa.

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Magento Growth in South Africa

  • Magento stores in South Africa increased 1.8% quarter-over-quarter in 2021 Q3.
  • Magento stores in South Africa increased 17% year-over-year in 2021 Q3.

Here is Magento's quarter-over-quarter growth in South Africa.

Quarter
Active Stores
2017 Q1
16
2017 Q2
20
2017 Q3
13
2017 Q4
5
2018 Q1
16
2018 Q2
116
2018 Q3
34
2018 Q4
24
2019 Q1
24
2019 Q2
16
2019 Q3
47
2019 Q4
17
2020 Q1
20
2020 Q2
19
2020 Q3
8
2020 Q4
24
2021 Q1
33
2021 Q2
16
2021 Q3
10
2021 Q4 (to date)
2
Cumulative Stores by Quarter

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

Top Categories For Magento Stores In South Africa

Here is the breakdown of industry verticals for Magento stores in South Africa.

  • 16.0% of Magento stores in South Africa sell Home & Garden products.
  • 15.6% of Magento stores in South Africa sell Apparel products.
  • 8.1% of Magento stores in South Africa sell Business & Industrial products.

Social Media Usage On Magento Stores In South Africa

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 59.2% of Magento stores in South Africa.
  • Instagram is used by 42.4% of Magento stores in South Africa.
  • Twitter is used by 32.3% of Magento stores in South Africa.
Type
Stores
Facebook
337
Instagram
241
Twitter
184
YouTube
134
LinkedIn
123
Pinterest
35
Facebook Group
9
Tiktok
1

Contact Information On Magento Stores In South Africa

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

  • 57% of Magento stores in South Africa have an email on their website
  • 48% of Magento stores in South Africa provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
327
Phone
272

Provinces With The Most Magento Stores In South Africa

It's relatively easy to identify the country in which an ecommerce store operates. However, very few ecommerce stores provide a location to the province-level or city-level and even fewer provide a street address.

Here is the province distribution of Magento stores in South Africa. Note that we're only showing the top 15 locations here but you can see the full list within Store Leads.

  • 77 Magento stores in South Africa are based in Gauteng.
  • 49 Magento stores in South Africa are based in Western Cape.
  • 9 Magento stores in South Africa are based in KwaZulu-Natal.

Cities With The Most Magento Stores in South Africa

Here is the city distribution of Magento stores in South Africa. Note that we're only showing the top 15 locations here but you can see the full list within Store Leads.

  • 433 Magento stores in South Africa are based in Unknown.
  • 49 Magento stores in South Africa are based in Johannesburg.
  • 44 Magento stores in South Africa are based in Cape Town.

Top Magento Apps in South Africa

Here are the top 5 apps, ordered by number of installs, across all Magento stores in South Africa.

With a paid account on Store Leads, you'll be able to see which stores have installed specific apps. You can also see when specific apps were installed (or uninstalled) by each store.

Number of Employees for Magento stores in South Africa

  • 2.6% of Magento stores in South Africa have 100 - 249 employees.
  • 2.5% of Magento stores in South Africa have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 2.3% of Magento stores in South Africa have 25 - 49 employees.

Here is the breakdown of Magento stores in South Africa by the number of employees.

Employees
Stores
1 - 9
14
10 - 24
8
25 - 49
13
50 - 99
11
100 - 249
15
250 - 999
9
1000 - 4999
5
5000+
7

Top Shipping Carriers For Magento Stores In South Africa

  • 8.3% of Magento stores in South Africa ship by UPS.
  • 1.2% of Magento stores in South Africa ship by Fedex.
  • 1.1% of Magento stores in South Africa ship by Fastway.

Here are the top shipping carriers for Magento stores in South Africa.

Shipping Carrier
Stores
UPS
47
Fedex
7
Fastway
6
USPS
3
Aramex
3
DHL
2
TNT
2
DSV
1
DPD
1

Top-level Domain Distribution For Magento Stores In South Africa

.com is the most common top-level domain, by far, for world-wide Magento stores. Some countries have been faster than others to adopt alternate (such as country-specific) top-level domains.

  • 86.8% of Magento stores in South Africa have a .co.za domain.
  • 10.7% of Magento stores in South Africa have a .com domain.
  • 0.5% of Magento stores in South Africa have a .co domain.

Here is the top-level domain distribution for Magento stores in South Africa.

Top-level Domain
Stores
.co.za
494
.com
61
.co
3
.net
2
.biz
1
.cloudfront.net
1
.edu.za
1
.host
1
.one
1
.online
1

Top Magento Stores In South Africa

Here are the top stores in South Africa ordered by worldwide store rank.

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Chem
1,485
2018/09/07
PayFast South Africa
1,611
2016/12/30
EDGARS
2,529
2019/08/16
Incredible Connection
3,274
2017/02/24
LEROY MERLIN South Africa
3,888
2019/08/02

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