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Shopify Stores in Australia

Updated Jul 30 2021

There are 85,492 live Shopify stores in Australia.

In this report, we'll cover the following essential statistics on Shopify stores in Australia.

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Shopify Growth in Australia

Shopify's worldwide quarter-over-quarter growth has been quite impressive over the last few years, and that trend is visible within most countries.

  • Shopify stores in Australia increased 10.9% quarter-over-quarter in 2021 Q2.
  • Shopify stores in Australia increased 64% year-over-year in 2021 Q2.

Here is Shopify's quarter-over-quarter growth in Australia.

Quarter
Active Stores
2017 Q1
1,515
2017 Q2
1,317
2017 Q3
1,669
2017 Q4
1,862
2018 Q1
1,843
2018 Q2
2,449
2018 Q3
3,018
2018 Q4
2,431
2019 Q1
2,778
2019 Q2
3,524
2019 Q3
3,266
2019 Q4
3,117
2020 Q1
3,503
2020 Q2
6,427
2020 Q3
6,197
2020 Q4
9,843
2021 Q1
7,422
2021 Q2
7,871
2021 Q3
5,465
Cumulative Stores by Quarter

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

Top Categories For Shopify Stores In Australia

Here is the breakdown of industry verticals for Shopify stores in Australia.

  • 26.9% of Shopify stores in Australia sell Apparel products.
  • 16.1% of Shopify stores in Australia sell Home & Garden products.
  • 12.0% of Shopify stores in Australia sell Beauty & Fitness products.
  • 8.9% of Shopify stores in Australia sell Food & Drink products.

Social Media Usage On Shopify Stores In Australia

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.

  • Instagram is used by 58.7% of Shopify stores in Australia.
  • Facebook is used by 58.2% of Shopify stores in Australia.
  • Pinterest is used by 10.2% of Shopify stores in Australia.
Type
Stores
Instagram
50,159
Facebook
49,755
Pinterest
8,705
YouTube
7,727
Twitter
6,760
LinkedIn
2,197
Facebook Group
973
Tiktok
549

Contact Information On Shopify Stores In Australia

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

  • 63% of Shopify stores in Australia have an email on their website
  • 33% of Shopify stores in Australia provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
54,197
Phone
27,983

Shopify Plus Stores In Australia

There are 988 Shopify Plus stores in Australia. For more information on Shopify Plus, read our Shopify Plus report.

Provinces With The Most Shopify Stores In Australia

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 Shopify stores in Australia. Note that we're only showing the top 15 locations here but you can see the full list within Store Leads.

  • 5,912 Shopify stores in Australia are based in New South Wales.
  • 5,356 Shopify stores in Australia are based in Victoria.
  • 3,499 Shopify stores in Australia are based in Queensland.

Cities With The Most Shopify Stores in Australia

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

  • 2,767 Shopify stores in Australia are based in Melbourne.
  • 2,715 Shopify stores in Australia are based in Sydney.
  • 1,145 Shopify stores in Australia are based in Brisbane.
City
Stores
2,767
2,715
1,145
838
559
266
149
126
97
83
72

Top Shopify Apps in Australia

Here are the top 10 apps, ordered by number of installs, across all Shopify stores in Australia.

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 Shopify stores in Australia

  • 0.6% of Shopify stores in Australia have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 0.3% of Shopify stores in Australia have 10 - 24 employees.
  • 0.2% of Shopify stores in Australia have 25 - 49 employees.

Here is the breakdown of Shopify stores in Australia by the number of employees.

Employees
Stores
1 - 9
529
10 - 24
275
25 - 49
154
50 - 99
69
100 - 249
53
250 - 999
31
1000 - 4999
12
5000+
2

Top-level Domain Distribution For Shopify Stores In Australia

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

  • 49.0% of Shopify stores in Australia have a .com.au domain.
  • 44.0% of Shopify stores in Australia have a .com domain.
  • 1.6% of Shopify stores in Australia have a .co domain.

Here is the top-level domain distribution for Shopify stores in Australia.

Top-level Domain
Stores
.com.au
41,927
.com
37,651
.co
1,366
.store
727
.shop
691
.net
563
.net.au
424
.org.au
209
.online
205
.org
204

Top Shopify Stores In Australia

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
JB Hi-Fi
459
2019/09/20
Culture Kings
1,252
2016/12/30
Beginning Boutique US
1,362
2018/02/02
Princess Polly AUS
1,536
2019/08/23
MESHKI
1,603
2017/12/22

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