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Shopify Stores in Nigeria

Updated Feb 23 2024

There are 1,885 live Shopify stores in Nigeria.

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

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Shopify Growth in Nigeria

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 Nigeria increased 10.9% quarter-over-quarter in 2023 Q4.
  • Shopify stores in Nigeria increased 42% year-over-year in 2023 Q4.

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

Quarter
Active Stores
2019 Q1
541
2019 Q2
634
2019 Q3
728
2019 Q4
839
2020 Q1
839
2020 Q2
1,046
2020 Q3
1,026
2020 Q4
930
2021 Q1
933
2021 Q2
946
2021 Q3
943
2021 Q4
952
2022 Q1
812
2022 Q2
950
2022 Q3
1,025
2022 Q4
1,057
2023 Q1
1,110
2023 Q2
1,280
2023 Q3
1,542
2023 Q4
1,974
2024 Q1 (to date)
1,885
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 Nigeria

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

  • 30.6% of Shopify stores in Nigeria sell Apparel products.
  • 18.2% of Shopify stores in Nigeria sell Beauty & Fitness products.
  • 11.7% of Shopify stores in Nigeria sell Home & Garden products.

Social Media Usage On Shopify Stores In Nigeria

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 38.9% of Shopify stores in Nigeria.
  • Facebook is used by 24.6% of Shopify stores in Nigeria.
  • Twitter is used by 14.2% of Shopify stores in Nigeria.
Type
Stores
Instagram
734
Facebook
464
Twitter
268
Tiktok
164
YouTube
163
Pinterest
107
LinkedIn
51
WhatsApp
48

Contact Information On Shopify Stores In Nigeria

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

  • 40% of Shopify stores in Nigeria have an email on their website
  • 30% of Shopify stores in Nigeria provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
756
Phone
566

Shopify Plus Stores In Nigeria

There are 4 Shopify Plus stores in Nigeria. For more information on Shopify Plus, read our Shopify Plus report.

Provinces With The Most Shopify Stores In Nigeria

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

  • 947 Shopify stores in Nigeria are based in Lagos.
  • 182 Shopify stores in Nigeria are based in Federal Capital Territory.
  • 52 Shopify stores in Nigeria are based in Rivers.
Province
Stores
947
52
44
38
37
28
24
24
21
21
21
20

Cities With The Most Shopify Stores in Nigeria

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

  • 662 Shopify stores in Nigeria are based in Lagos.
  • 341 Shopify stores in Nigeria are based in Unknown.
  • 170 Shopify stores in Nigeria are based in Abuja.
City
Stores
662
341
170
110
102
36
23
22
20
20
19
16

Top Shopify Apps in Nigeria

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

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 Nigeria

  • 97.8% of Shopify stores in Nigeria have Unknown employees.
  • 1.1% of Shopify stores in Nigeria have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 0.5% of Shopify stores in Nigeria have 10 - 24 employees.

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

Employees
Stores
Unknown
1,843
1 - 9
20
10 - 24
9
25 - 49
5
50 - 99
3
100 - 249
4
250 - 999
1

Top Shipping Carriers For Shopify Stores In Nigeria

  • 1.5% of Shopify stores in Nigeria ship by UPS.
  • 1.4% of Shopify stores in Nigeria ship by Fedex.
  • 1.2% of Shopify stores in Nigeria ship by USPS.

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

Shipping Carrier
Stores
UPS
28
Fedex
27
USPS
23
DHL
9
China Post
4
Royal Mail
2
Canada Post
1

Top-level Domain Distribution For Shopify Stores In Nigeria

.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.

  • 76.1% of Shopify stores in Nigeria have a .com domain.
  • 7.3% of Shopify stores in Nigeria have a .store domain.
  • 4.5% of Shopify stores in Nigeria have a .shop domain.

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

Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
1,434
.store
138
.shop
85
.ng
65
.com.ng
59
.co
23
.net
13
.org
12
.online
7
.xyz
6

Top Shopify Stores In Nigeria

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Supermart.ng
40,187
2020/11/27
www.cocci.com.ng
124,331
2019/01/25
10by10styles.com
131,624
2021/08/20
Essenza
135,866
2017/10/20
HealthPlus Pharmacy
152,925
2017/06/30

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