US accounts for 73% of all live Shopify websites

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Data acquired by indicates that the United States accounts for the highest number of live Shopify eCommerce websites at 1.09 million. The number represents about 73.24% of all Shopify eCommerce live websites globally.

Health crisis pushed more businesses to Shopify

As of November 2020, there were 1.49 million live Shopify websites globally. The United Kingdom has the second-largest share at 58,954 or 3.9%. Australia accounts for the third-largest number at 42,849.

Canada hosts the fourth-largest number of live Shopify websites at 34,454, while Germany closes the top five categories at 23,111.

Other countries with a considerable number of live Shopify websites include France (18,806), Netherlands (12,331), Brazil (9.466), New Zeland)(9,317) and India (7,511).

The popularity of Shopify in the United has been attributed to several factors. According to the research:

“The sector has grown in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. Most businesses moved their operations online in a bid to curb the spread of the virus. Businesses that didn’t have eCommerce structures easily turned to Shopify due to convenience. To help accommodate the growing number of entrepreneurs, Shopify incentivized businesses by introducing gift cards and other features to enable in-store collection.”

Notably, Shopify’s popularity is also due to the fact the platform is easy to set up.

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