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Shopify Stores in Nigeria

Updated Nov 19 2021

There are 963 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 13.8% quarter-over-quarter in 2021 Q3.
  • Shopify stores in Nigeria increased 54% year-over-year in 2021 Q3.

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

Quarter
Active Stores
2017 Q1
18
2017 Q2
11
2017 Q3
22
2017 Q4
18
2018 Q1
18
2018 Q2
15
2018 Q3
14
2018 Q4
13
2019 Q1
29
2019 Q2
46
2019 Q3
40
2019 Q4
40
2020 Q1
49
2020 Q2
71
2020 Q3
58
2020 Q4
65
2021 Q1
68
2021 Q2
66
2021 Q3
105
2021 Q4 (to date)
98
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 Nigeria

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

  • 32.4% of Shopify stores in Nigeria sell Apparel products.
  • 21.0% of Shopify stores in Nigeria sell Beauty & Fitness products.
  • 8.3% of Shopify stores in Nigeria sell Food & Drink 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 50.8% of Shopify stores in Nigeria.
  • Facebook is used by 42.6% of Shopify stores in Nigeria.
  • Twitter is used by 24.3% of Shopify stores in Nigeria.
Type
Stores
Instagram
489
Facebook
410
Twitter
234
YouTube
91
Pinterest
67
LinkedIn
29
Facebook Group
25
Snapchat
11

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.

  • 53% of Shopify stores in Nigeria have an email on their website
  • 44% of Shopify stores in Nigeria provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
509
Phone
422

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.

  • 103 Shopify stores in Nigeria are based in Lagos.
  • 17 Shopify stores in Nigeria are based in Federal Capital Territory.
  • 6 Shopify stores in Nigeria are based in Rivers.

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.

  • 828 Shopify stores in Nigeria are based in Unknown.
  • 93 Shopify stores in Nigeria are based in Lagos.
  • 17 Shopify stores in Nigeria are based in Abuja.
City
Stores
828
93
17
8
2
1
1
1
1
1

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

  • 0.4% of Shopify stores in Nigeria have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 0.3% of Shopify stores in Nigeria have 10 - 24 employees.
  • 0.2% of Shopify stores in Nigeria have 50 - 99 employees.

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

Employees
Stores
1 - 9
4
10 - 24
3
50 - 99
2
100 - 249
1

Top Shipping Carriers For Shopify Stores In Nigeria

  • 3.2% of Shopify stores in Nigeria ship by UPS.
  • 1.9% of Shopify stores in Nigeria ship by USPS.
  • 1.2% of Shopify stores in Nigeria ship by Fedex.

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

Shipping Carrier
Stores
UPS
31
USPS
18
Fedex
12
DHL
7
Royal Mail
3
China Post
1
Purolator
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.

  • 80.6% of Shopify stores in Nigeria have a .com domain.
  • 5.7% of Shopify stores in Nigeria have a .ng domain.
  • 5.3% of Shopify stores in Nigeria have a .com.ng domain.

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

Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
776
.ng
55
.com.ng
51
.shop
18
.xyz
15
.co
11
.store
10
.net
7
.org
3
.online
2

Top Shopify Stores In Nigeria

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
oraimo Nigeria Official Store
31,571
2020/12/04
thedivashop.ng
65,457
2020/05/22
iStore Nigeria
76,983
2019/05/03
Official Shop– EasySkinz™
92,592
2021/05/14
ahmadbrainworks
104,370
2016/12/30

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