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WooCommerce Stores in Canada

Updated Jan 14 2022

There are 55,519 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 2.2% quarter-over-quarter in 2021 Q4.
  • WooCommerce stores in Canada increased 21% year-over-year in 2021 Q4.

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

Quarter
Active Stores
2017 Q1
902
2017 Q2
1,673
2017 Q3
765
2017 Q4
741
2018 Q1
1,619
2018 Q2
5,554
2018 Q3
2,190
2018 Q4
1,932
2019 Q1
3,392
2019 Q2
2,270
2019 Q3
2,181
2019 Q4
2,338
2020 Q1
3,309
2020 Q2
2,636
2020 Q3
2,125
2020 Q4
3,063
2021 Q1
4,859
2021 Q2
2,281
2021 Q3
1,427
2021 Q4
1,196
2022 Q1 (to date)
107
Cumulative Stores by Quarter

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.

  • 11.0% of WooCommerce stores in Canada sell Home & Garden products.
  • 9.0% of WooCommerce stores in Canada sell Food & Drink products.
  • 6.8% of WooCommerce stores in Canada sell Beauty & Fitness 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 59.8% of WooCommerce stores in Canada.
  • Instagram is used by 44.9% of WooCommerce stores in Canada.
  • Twitter is used by 28.5% of WooCommerce stores in Canada.
Type
Stores
Facebook
33,197
Instagram
24,945
Twitter
15,805
YouTube
9,238
LinkedIn
5,973
Pinterest
4,722
Facebook Group
1,067
Tiktok
367

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.

  • 76% 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
42,228
Email
33,033

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.

  • 8,322 WooCommerce stores in Canada are based in Ontario.
  • 4,090 WooCommerce stores in Canada are based in Quebec.
  • 3,693 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.

  • 37,366 WooCommerce stores in Canada are based in Unknown.
  • 3,011 WooCommerce stores in Canada are based in Toronto.
  • 1,532 WooCommerce stores in Canada are based in Montreal.
City
Stores
37,366
3,011
1,532
1,323
851
617
538
307
304
232
228
217
190

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

  • 0.7% of WooCommerce stores in Canada have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 0.4% of WooCommerce stores in Canada have 10 - 24 employees.
  • 0.2% of WooCommerce stores in Canada have 25 - 49 employees.

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

Employees
Stores
1 - 9
405
10 - 24
198
25 - 49
107
50 - 99
68
100 - 249
49
250 - 999
12
1000 - 4999
4
5000+
4

Top Shipping Carriers For WooCommerce Stores In Canada

  • 6.0% of WooCommerce stores in Canada ship by Canada Post.
  • 4.1% 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
3,320
UPS
2,266
Fedex
798
USPS
730
Purolator
644
Royal Mail
29
DHL
26
Australia Post
21
China Post
7
Correos
3

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.

  • 50.4% of WooCommerce stores in Canada have a .com domain.
  • 44.3% of WooCommerce stores in Canada have a .ca domain.
  • 1.5% 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
.com
27,997
.ca
24,586
.org
848
.net
583
.co
241
.shop
108
.store
96
.qc.ca
75
.online
66
.info
58

Top WooCommerce Stores In Canada

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
www.kylieminteriors.ca
20,281
2017/02/24
Reader
20,396
2017/10/27
Maria Killam
21,692
2016/12/30
Garden Therapy
21,991
2016/12/30
BC Fasteners & Tools
22,682
2016/12/30

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