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WooCommerce Stores in Canada

Updated Feb 16 2024

There are 75,652 live WooCommerce stores in Canada.

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

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WooCommerce Growth in Canada

  • WooCommerce stores in Canada increased 9.6% quarter-over-quarter in 2023 Q4.
  • WooCommerce stores in Canada increased 48% year-over-year in 2023 Q4.

Here is WooCommerce's quarter-over-quarter growth in Canada.

Quarter
Active Stores
2020 Q1
32,465
2020 Q2
36,267
2020 Q3
39,264
2020 Q4
18,775
2021 Q1
49,392
2021 Q2
48,998
2021 Q3
51,860
2021 Q4
55,388
2022 Q1
58,442
2022 Q2
60,791
2022 Q3
62,678
2022 Q4
62,209
2023 Q1
63,806
2023 Q2
67,960
2023 Q3
71,870
2023 Q4
74,726
2024 Q1 (to date)
75,652
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 WooCommerce store was first created but we use a heuristic combining DNS and WHOIS data that provides a reasonable approximation.

Top Categories For WooCommerce Stores In Canada

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

  • 10.7% of WooCommerce stores in Canada sell Home & Garden products.
  • 8.2% of WooCommerce stores in Canada sell Food & Drink products.
  • 6.8% of WooCommerce stores in Canada sell Business & Industrial products.

Social Media Usage On WooCommerce Stores 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 51.4% of WooCommerce stores in Canada.
  • Instagram is used by 44.2% of WooCommerce stores in Canada.
  • Twitter is used by 20.9% of WooCommerce stores in Canada.
Type
Stores
Facebook
38,917
Instagram
33,446
Twitter
15,790
YouTube
11,389
LinkedIn
8,276
Pinterest
4,628
Tiktok
2,196
Facebook Group
1,390

Contact Information On WooCommerce Stores 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.

  • 74% of WooCommerce stores in Canada provide a phone number on their website
  • 59% of WooCommerce stores in Canada have an email on their website
Type
Stores
Phone
55,744
Email
44,372

Provinces With The Most WooCommerce Stores In Canada

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

  • 7,295 WooCommerce stores in Canada are based in Ontario.
  • 3,299 WooCommerce stores in Canada are based in Quebec.
  • 3,182 WooCommerce stores in Canada are based in British Columbia.

Cities With The Most WooCommerce Stores in Canada

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

  • 60,119 WooCommerce stores in Canada are based in Unknown.
  • 2,571 WooCommerce stores in Canada are based in Toronto.
  • 1,173 WooCommerce stores in Canada are based in Montreal.
City
Stores
60,119
2,571
1,173
1,073
700
534
454
299
239
210
208
202
166

Top WooCommerce Apps in Canada

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

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 WooCommerce stores in Canada

  • 97.2% of WooCommerce stores in Canada have Unknown employees.
  • 1.5% of WooCommerce stores in Canada have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 0.5% of WooCommerce stores in Canada have 10 - 24 employees.

Here is the breakdown of WooCommerce stores in Canada by the number of employees.

Employees
Stores
Unknown
73,551
1 - 9
1,142
10 - 24
399
25 - 49
210
50 - 99
132
100 - 249
100
250 - 999
64
1000 - 4999
35
5000+
19

Top Shipping Carriers For WooCommerce Stores In Canada

  • 5.0% of WooCommerce stores in Canada ship by Canada Post.
  • 2.1% of WooCommerce stores in Canada ship by UPS.
  • 1.4% of WooCommerce stores in Canada ship by Fedex.

Here are the top shipping carriers for WooCommerce stores in Canada.

Shipping Carrier
Stores
Canada Post
3,771
UPS
1,571
Fedex
1,072
Purolator
851
USPS
758
Royal Mail
37
DHL
24
Australia Post
14
China Post
9
ORLEN
8

Top-level Domain Distribution For WooCommerce Stores In Canada

.com is the most common top-level domain, by far, for world-wide WooCommerce stores. Some countries have been faster than others to adopt alternate (such as country-specific) top-level domains.

  • 53.3% of WooCommerce stores in Canada have a .ca domain.
  • 41.5% of WooCommerce stores in Canada have a .com domain.
  • 1.4% of WooCommerce stores in Canada have a .org domain.

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

Top-level Domain
Stores
.ca
40,319
.com
31,428
.org
1,066
.net
697
.co
345
.shop
232
.store
197
.qc.ca
86
.online
83
.io
75

Top WooCommerce Stores In Canada

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Visual Capitalist
539
2016/12/30
Canada
3,354
2016/12/30
BoxLife Magazine
3,677
2016/12/30
Stephanie Kay Nutrition
4,190
2018/01/05
Thermopro
5,387
2018/06/29

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