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Shopify Stores in Australia

Updated Nov 19 2021

There are 93,429 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 16.0% quarter-over-quarter in 2021 Q3.
  • Shopify stores in Australia increased 65% year-over-year in 2021 Q3.

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

Quarter
Active Stores
2017 Q1
1,476
2017 Q2
1,304
2017 Q3
1,618
2017 Q4
1,818
2018 Q1
1,819
2018 Q2
2,410
2018 Q3
2,927
2018 Q4
2,341
2019 Q1
2,721
2019 Q2
3,382
2019 Q3
3,065
2019 Q4
2,901
2020 Q1
3,283
2020 Q2
6,072
2020 Q3
5,442
2020 Q4
8,862
2021 Q1
6,788
2021 Q2
6,712
2021 Q3
11,962
2021 Q4 (to date)
6,589
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.

  • 26.7% of Shopify stores in Australia sell Apparel products.
  • 16.4% of Shopify stores in Australia sell Home & Garden products.
  • 11.9% of Shopify stores in Australia sell Beauty & Fitness products.
  • 9.1% 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 61.5% of Shopify stores in Australia.
  • Facebook is used by 57.8% of Shopify stores in Australia.
  • Pinterest is used by 10.4% of Shopify stores in Australia.
Type
Stores
Instagram
57,415
Facebook
54,018
Pinterest
9,735
YouTube
8,528
Twitter
7,039
LinkedIn
2,924
Tiktok
1,368
Facebook Group
1,094

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.

  • 64% 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
59,678
Phone
30,521

Shopify Plus Stores In Australia

There are 1,233 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.

  • 5,884 Shopify stores in Australia are based in New South Wales.
  • 5,327 Shopify stores in Australia are based in Victoria.
  • 3,392 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.

  • 76,504 Shopify stores in Australia are based in Unknown.
  • 2,761 Shopify stores in Australia are based in Melbourne.
  • 2,715 Shopify stores in Australia are based in Sydney.
City
Stores
76,504
2,761
2,715
1,105
804
534
276
155
126
90
80
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

  • 0.9% of Shopify stores in Australia have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 0.4% of Shopify stores in Australia have 10 - 24 employees.
  • 0.3% 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
852
10 - 24
376
25 - 49
235
50 - 99
84
100 - 249
80
250 - 999
45
1000 - 4999
22
5000+
3

Top Shipping Carriers For Shopify Stores In Australia

  • 25.4% of Shopify stores in Australia ship by Australia Post.
  • 2.5% of Shopify stores in Australia ship by UPS.
  • 1.4% of Shopify stores in Australia ship by USPS.

Here are the top shipping carriers for Shopify stores in Australia.

Shipping Carrier
Stores
Australia Post
23,760
UPS
2,332
USPS
1,338
Fedex
716
DHL
513
Fastway
441
Royal Mail
218
New Zealean Post
169
Aramex
140
Canada Post
129

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.

  • 49.8% of Shopify stores in Australia have a .com.au domain.
  • 43.1% 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
46,528
.com
40,297
.co
1,473
.store
814
.shop
787
.net
599
.net.au
471
.org
228
.online
225
.org.au
222

Top Shopify Stores In Australia

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
JB Hi-Fi
411
2019/09/20
PETstock Australia
1,333
2016/12/30
Princess Polly AUS
1,396
2019/08/23
MESHKI
1,734
2017/12/22
Culture Kings US
1,779
2018/06/29

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