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Shopify Stores in Costa Rica

Updated Jul 12 2024

There are 1,317 live Shopify stores in Costa Rica.

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

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Shopify Growth in Costa Rica

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 Costa Rica increased 13.8% quarter-over-quarter in 2024 Q2.
  • Shopify stores in Costa Rica increased 58% year-over-year in 2024 Q2.

Here is Shopify's quarter-over-quarter growth in Costa Rica.

Quarter
Active Stores
2019 Q1
166
2019 Q2
192
2019 Q3
218
2019 Q4
231
2020 Q1
247
2020 Q2
315
2020 Q3
383
2020 Q4
400
2021 Q1
414
2021 Q2
429
2021 Q3
428
2021 Q4
435
2022 Q1
399
2022 Q2
429
2022 Q3
474
2022 Q4
523
2023 Q1
577
2023 Q2
649
2023 Q3
783
2023 Q4
923
2024 Q1
994
2024 Q2
1,323
2024 Q3 (to date)
1,317
Active Stores by Quarter

Note: the store counts displayed in this section are based on actual historical store counts.

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 Costa Rica

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

  • 6.1% of Shopify stores in Costa Rica sell Apparel products.
  • 1.7% of Shopify stores in Costa Rica sell Beauty & Fitness products.
  • 1.6% of Shopify stores in Costa Rica sell Home & Garden products.

Social Media Usage On Shopify Stores In Costa Rica

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 63.3% of Shopify stores in Costa Rica.
  • Facebook is used by 46.9% of Shopify stores in Costa Rica.
  • Tiktok is used by 15.6% of Shopify stores in Costa Rica.
Type
Stores
Instagram
834
Facebook
618
Tiktok
205
YouTube
132
WhatsApp
125
Pinterest
68
Twitter
63
LinkedIn
52

Contact Information On Shopify Stores In Costa Rica

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

  • 48% of Shopify stores in Costa Rica have an email on their website
  • 33% of Shopify stores in Costa Rica provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
637
Phone
441

Shopify Plus Stores In Costa Rica

There are 20 Shopify Plus stores in Costa Rica. For more information on Shopify Plus, read our Shopify Plus report.

Provinces With The Most Shopify Stores In Costa Rica

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 Costa Rica. Note that we're only showing the top 15 locations here but you can see the full list within Store Leads.

  • 641 Shopify stores in Costa Rica are based in San José Province.
  • 153 Shopify stores in Costa Rica are based in Heredia Province.
  • 147 Shopify stores in Costa Rica are based in Alajuela Province.

Cities With The Most Shopify Stores in Costa Rica

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

  • 355 Shopify stores in Costa Rica are based in San José.
  • 242 Shopify stores in Costa Rica are based in Unknown.
  • 89 Shopify stores in Costa Rica are based in Heredia.

Top Shopify Apps in Costa Rica

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

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 Costa Rica

  • 96.6% of Shopify stores in Costa Rica have Unknown employees.
  • 0.8% of Shopify stores in Costa Rica have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 0.8% of Shopify stores in Costa Rica have 1000 - 4999 employees.

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

Employees
Stores
Unknown
1,272
1 - 9
11
10 - 24
8
25 - 49
1
50 - 99
6
100 - 249
4
250 - 999
3
1000 - 4999
11
5000+
1

Top Shipping Carriers For Shopify Stores In Costa Rica

  • 30.8% of Shopify stores in Costa Rica ship by Correos.
  • 1.5% of Shopify stores in Costa Rica ship by UPS.
  • 1.3% of Shopify stores in Costa Rica ship by USPS.

Here are the top shipping carriers for Shopify stores in Costa Rica.

Shipping Carrier
Stores
Correos
405
UPS
20
USPS
17
Fedex
17
DHL
10
Royal Mail
1
Canada Post
1

Top-level Domain Distribution For Shopify Stores In Costa Rica

.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.

  • 85.0% of Shopify stores in Costa Rica have a .com domain.
  • 4.3% of Shopify stores in Costa Rica have a .cr domain.
  • 2.4% of Shopify stores in Costa Rica have a .store domain.

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

Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
1,119
.cr
57
.store
31
.shop
24
.net
16
.co
12
.co.cr
9
.online
8
.org
8
.club
5

Top Shopify Stores In Costa Rica

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Unimart.com
48,178
2019/09/06
Tiendas Universal
52,185
2018/11/02
Carbone Store Costa Rica
136,279
2021/03/05
Leonisa Costa Rica
158,670
2022/07/08
TicoShopping
173,750
2020/05/01

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