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Shopify Stores in Ontario, Canada

Updated Jan 21 2022

There are 9,240 live Shopify stores in Ontario in Canada.

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

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Shopify Growth in Ontario in Canada

  • Shopify stores in Ontario in Canada increased 2.2% quarter-over-quarter in 2021 Q4.
  • Shopify stores in Ontario in Canada increased 13% year-over-year in 2021 Q4.

Here is Shopify's quarter-over-quarter growth in Ontario in Canada.

Quarter
Active Stores
2017 Q1
340
2017 Q2
224
2017 Q3
245
2017 Q4
309
2018 Q1
288
2018 Q2
386
2018 Q3
368
2018 Q4
342
2019 Q1
439
2019 Q2
399
2019 Q3
346
2019 Q4
330
2020 Q1
348
2020 Q2
801
2020 Q3
524
2020 Q4
672
2021 Q1
415
2021 Q2
294
2021 Q3
177
2021 Q4
200
2022 Q1
43
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.

Cities With The Most Shopify Stores In Ontario in Canada

Here is the city distribution of Shopify stores in Ontario in Canada. We're only showing the top 15 cities here but you can see the full list in Store Leads.

  • 4,037 Shopify stores in Canada are based in Toronto.
  • 893 Shopify stores in Canada are based in Ottawa.
  • 397 Shopify stores in Canada are based in Unknown.
City
Stores
4,037
893
397
234
195
186
157
144
144
116
114
114
104

Social Media Usage On Shopify Stores In Ontario In Canada

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 91.8% of Shopify stores in Ontario in Canada.
  • Instagram is used by 86.3% of Shopify stores in Ontario in Canada.
  • Twitter is used by 47.4% of Shopify stores in Ontario in Canada.
Type
Stores
Facebook
8,480
Instagram
7,970
Twitter
4,380
Pinterest
2,570
YouTube
1,995
LinkedIn
876
Tiktok
241
Facebook Group
118

Contact Information On Shopify Stores In Ontario In Canada

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

  • 71% of Shopify stores in Ontario in Canada have an email on their website
  • 55% of Shopify stores in Ontario in Canada provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
6,535
Phone
5,042

Top Categories For Shopify Stores In Ontario In Canada

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

  • 24.6% of Shopify stores in Ontario in Canada sell Apparel products.
  • 14.0% of Shopify stores in Ontario in Canada sell Home & Garden products.
  • 13.1% of Shopify stores in Ontario in Canada sell Food & Drink products.
  • 11.2% of Shopify stores in Ontario in Canada sell Beauty & Fitness products.

Top Shopify Apps used in Ontario in Canada

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

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.

Employee Breakdown for Shopify stores in Ontario

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

Employees
Stores
1 - 9
314
10 - 24
108
25 - 49
52
50 - 99
50
100 - 249
26
250 - 999
11
1000 - 4999
7
5000+
8

Top Shipping Carriers For Shopify Stores In Ontario In Canada

  • 25.3% of Shopify stores in Ontario in Canada ship by Canada Post.
  • 10.8% of Shopify stores in Ontario in Canada ship by UPS.
  • 6.3% of Shopify stores in Ontario in Canada ship by USPS.

Here are the top shipping carriers for stores on Shopify in Ontario in Canada.

Shipping Carriers
Stores
Canada Post
2,338
UPS
995
USPS
582
Fedex
477
Purolator
272
Royal Mail
18
DHL
10
China Post
5
Australia Post
4
Japan Post
1

Top-level Domain Distribution For Shopify Stores In Ontario In Canada

.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.

  • 63.4% of Shopify stores in Ontario in Canada have a .com domain.
  • 32.3% of Shopify stores in Ontario in Canada have a .ca domain.
  • 0.8% of Shopify stores in Ontario in Canada have a .co domain.

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

Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
5,858
.ca
2,980
.co
78
.shop
63
.net
34
.org
34
.ml
25
.xyz
18
.store
17
.io
8

Top Shopify Stores In Ontario In Canada

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

Name
Domain
City
Rank
Created
Inkbox ™
567
2017/10/27
Staples.ca
695
2019/06/28
Leon's
2,048
2018/08/31
Baffin - Born in the North '79
2,315
2018/09/21
Vitaly
3,940
2016/12/30

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