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Shopify Stores in Rwanda

Updated Jul 19 2024

There are 51 live Shopify stores in Rwanda.

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

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Shopify Growth in Rwanda

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 Rwanda increased 8.9% quarter-over-quarter in 2024 Q2.
  • Shopify stores in Rwanda increased 48% year-over-year in 2024 Q2.

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

Quarter
Active Stores
2019 Q1
9
2019 Q2
11
2019 Q3
14
2019 Q4
16
2020 Q1
14
2020 Q2
21
2020 Q3
28
2020 Q4
25
2021 Q1
25
2021 Q2
32
2021 Q3
28
2021 Q4
28
2022 Q1
35
2022 Q2
35
2022 Q3
37
2022 Q4
36
2023 Q1
37
2023 Q2
39
2023 Q3
52
2023 Q4
57
2024 Q1
59
2024 Q2
57
2024 Q3 (to date)
51
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 Rwanda

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

  • 25.5% of Shopify stores in Rwanda sell Apparel products.
  • 15.7% of Shopify stores in Rwanda sell Beauty & Fitness products.
  • 11.8% of Shopify stores in Rwanda sell Food & Drink products.

Social Media Usage On Shopify Stores In Rwanda

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 60.8% of Shopify stores in Rwanda.
  • Facebook is used by 37.3% of Shopify stores in Rwanda.
  • Twitter is used by 29.4% of Shopify stores in Rwanda.
Type
Stores
Instagram
31
Facebook
19
Twitter
15
YouTube
10
Tiktok
5
LinkedIn
4
WhatsApp
3
Pinterest
1

Contact Information On Shopify Stores In Rwanda

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

  • 63% of Shopify stores in Rwanda have an email on their website
  • 47% of Shopify stores in Rwanda provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
32
Phone
24

Provinces With The Most Shopify Stores In Rwanda

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

  • 49 Shopify stores in Rwanda are based in Kigali City.
Province
Stores

Cities With The Most Shopify Stores in Rwanda

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

  • 49 Shopify stores in Rwanda are based in Kigali.
  • 2 Shopify stores in Rwanda are based in Unknown.
City
Stores
49

Top Shopify Apps in Rwanda

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

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 Rwanda

  • 96.1% of Shopify stores in Rwanda have Unknown employees.
  • 3.9% of Shopify stores in Rwanda have 100 - 249 employees.

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

Employees
Stores
Unknown
49
100 - 249
2

Top Shipping Carriers For Shopify Stores In Rwanda

  • 7.8% of Shopify stores in Rwanda ship by UPS.
  • 3.9% of Shopify stores in Rwanda ship by USPS.
  • 2.0% of Shopify stores in Rwanda ship by DHL.

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

Shipping Carrier
Stores
UPS
4
USPS
2
DHL
1
Fedex
1

Top-level Domain Distribution For Shopify Stores In Rwanda

.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.

  • 66.7% of Shopify stores in Rwanda have a .com domain.
  • 13.7% of Shopify stores in Rwanda have a .store domain.
  • 5.9% of Shopify stores in Rwanda have a .rw domain.

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

Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
34
.store
7
.rw
3
.co
2
.space
1
.coffee
1
.africa
1
.net
1
.co.ke
1

Top Shopify Stores In Rwanda

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
murukali.com
695,045
2017/06/30
Moshions Online Store
780,555
2019/09/06
KomezArt
1,694,977
2020/08/14
Amahaho Online Groceries
1,701,071
2020/02/14
bestnigerianfoodinkigali.com
1,780,374
2020/06/12

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