Shopify Stores in Malaysia (MY)

This is a comprehensive report on Shopify Stores in Malaysia. We will provide you with information on these stores from many different angles, from distribution by category, number of products sold, growth, backlinks strength (SEO difficulty), popularity of stores, usage of social media, technology/apps usage and many others.

Update March 2022: we are migrating our data to new database and will finish it by the end of March 2022.

Top Verticals / Categories for Shopify Stores in Malaysia

We follow a modified Google Product Taxonomy for classifying Shopify Stores into respective categories. Each store is categorised into 3 Tiers using a machine learning model developed by our platform The number of Shopify Stores in each Tier 1 category can be found in the following table (for Malaysia):

Category Number of stores
Apparel & Accessories 138
Home & Garden 102
Health & Beauty 57
Hardware 30
Food, Beverages & Tobacco 28
Sporting Goods 23
Luggage & Bags 19
Office Supplies 14
Animals & Pet Supplies 12
Baby & Toddler 11
Toys & Games 10
Electronics 9
Business & Industrial 9
Arts & Entertainment 8
Furniture 8
Software 4
Mature 2
Cameras & Optics 2
Vehicles & Parts 1
Religious & Ceremonial 0
Media 0

bag   competitive   cotton   ebay   female   fitness   jewelry   junior   leisure   new arrival   normal   outright   poney   swimwear   tops   tops & tees   training   unisex   value buy   women   xs  

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Growth of Shopify Stores in Malaysia - number of starts by quarter

We are using whois information and other supplementary data services to determine the launch date of each store. Data for last 4 quarters are only available with subscription to our plan (see pricing for more information). The following table shows the number of starts of new shops per quarter (for Malaysia):

Quarter Number of stores started in Quarter
2021-Q1 17
2020-Q4 23
2020-Q3 9
2020-Q2 16
2020-Q1 7
2019-Q4 4
2019-Q3 4
2019-Q2 6
2019-Q1 4
2018-Q4 2
2018-Q3 1
2018-Q2 2
2018-Q1 2
2017-Q3 1
2016-Q3 1
2015-Q4 2
2015-Q3 1
2015-Q1 1
2012-Q1 1

Cumulative number of Shopify Stores by quarter in Malaysia

Another interesting table that shows popularity of Shopify Stores is the cumulative number of stores in each quarter in Malaysia:

Quarter Cumulative number of stores by quarter
2012-Q1 1
2015-Q1 2
2015-Q3 3
2015-Q4 5
2016-Q3 6
2017-Q3 7
2018-Q1 9
2018-Q2 11
2018-Q3 12
2018-Q4 14
2019-Q1 18
2019-Q2 24
2019-Q3 28
2019-Q4 32
2020-Q1 39
2020-Q2 55
2020-Q3 64
2020-Q4 87
2021-Q1 104

Social Media Use by Shopify Stores from Malaysia

Social Media is an important source of visits for the online stores. We have analysed how many stores have Facebook, Instagram, Linkedin, Youtube and/or Twitter contacts on their website (if you subscribe to our plans, you can get social media/contact info for each of our 1+ million stores that we track). Results of our analysis are shown in the following table:

Social Media Number of stores with social media contact
facebook 590
instagram 586
linkedin 6
twitter 118
youtube 8

Email Use by Shopify Stores from Malaysia

Email is used by 206 Shopify Stores in Malaysia.

Phone Use by Shopify Stores from Malaysia

Phone is used by 52 Shopify Stores in Malaysia.

Domain extension use by Shopify Stores from Malaysia

If you are setting up a new online store and are unsure which domain extension should you use, you can check out our statistics below on which domain extensions are most popular in Malaysia.

Domain extension Number of stores with domain extension
.com 401 35
.my 34
.co 32
.net 9
.store 8
.shop 7
.asia 7
.online 6
.sg 3 3 1
.us 1
.pet 1
.me 1
.earth 1 1 1 1
.biz 1

Shopify Stores from Malaysia with Best Tranco Rank

For estimates of online stores popularity we use research-oriented top sites rankings from Tranco (Tranco research paper). Listed below are some of the most popular shopify stores from Malaysia, according to Tranco Ranks.

Domain Tranco Rank 407822 430103

SEO Difficulty (backlinks) - Distribution of Shopify Stores with respect to Open Page Rank (measuring SEO difficulty) from Malaysia

One of the most important factors for ranking a website on search engines is its backlink profile. We use open-source Open Page Rank as the measure of backlinks strengths of individual domains. Listed below is distribution of online stores over different Open Page Rank intervals. If you want to know which verticals/categories in Malaysia are the least difficult ones in terms of backlinks and SEO, please subscribe to our plans.

Open Page Rank interval Number of stores in Open Page Rank interval
0-1 123
1-2 19
2-3 16
3-4 4
4-5 1
5-6 0
6-7 0
7-8 0
8-9 0

Number of products sold by Shopify Stores in Malaysia

An important information about a store is the number of products it sells. In the table below you can find distribution of online stores in terms of the number of products that they offer on their website.

Number of product range Number of stores in product number range
0-50 480
50-100 124
100-150 72
150-200 30
250-300 28
400-450 26
200-250 24
300-350 14
350-400 14
450-500 8
500-550 4
550-600 4
650-700 4
900-950 4
600-650 2
800-850 2
850-900 2
700-750 0
750-800 0

Tranco Rank distribution for Shopify Stores in Malaysia

Tranco Rank is a measure for popularity of websites (for more information see Tranco research). In the table below you can find how many online stores are in different Tranco Rank ranges. If you subscribe to our plans, you can see which Verticals/Categories are most popular for online stores in Malaysia.

Tranco Rank range (lower rank is better) Number of stores in Tranco rank range
0-100000 0
100000-200000 0
200000-300000 0
300000-400000 0
400000-500000 0
500000-600000 0
600000-700000 0
700000-800000 1
800000-900000 0
900000-1000000 0