Shopify Stores in Malta (MT)

This is a comprehensive report on Shopify Stores in Malta. 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 Malta

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 Malta):

Category Number of stores
Apparel & Accessories 48
Home & Garden 23
Health & Beauty 15
Food, Beverages & Tobacco 10
Hardware 5
Baby & Toddler 5
Office Supplies 5
Toys & Games 5
Luggage & Bags 4
Arts & Entertainment 3
Sporting Goods 3
Animals & Pet Supplies 3
Electronics 2
Media 1
Business & Industrial 1
Software 1
Vehicles & Parts 0
Religious & Ceremonial 0
Mature 0
Cameras & Optics 0
Furniture 0

0-12 months   12+ months   2+ years   25-50   3+ years   4+ years   age: 3+   boys   children   childrens products   girls   jewellery   necklaces   pendants   personalized-jewellery   play time   rays-jewellery   silver   sterling-silver   unisex   women  

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Growth of Shopify Stores in Malta - 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 Malta):

Quarter Number of stores started in Quarter
2021-Q1 11
2020-Q4 7
2020-Q3 4
2020-Q2 5
2020-Q1 1
2019-Q4 1
2019-Q3 2
2019-Q1 1
2018-Q4 1
2018-Q2 1
2018-Q1 1
2017-Q1 1
2016-Q1 1
2015-Q2 1
2013-Q4 1
2013-Q2 1

Cumulative number of Shopify Stores by quarter in Malta

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

Quarter Cumulative number of stores by quarter
2013-Q2 1
2013-Q4 2
2015-Q2 3
2016-Q1 4
2017-Q1 5
2018-Q1 6
2018-Q2 7
2018-Q4 8
2019-Q1 9
2019-Q3 11
2019-Q4 12
2020-Q1 13
2020-Q2 18
2020-Q3 22
2020-Q4 29
2021-Q1 40

Social Media Use by Shopify Stores from Malta

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 194
instagram 182
linkedin 0
twitter 22
youtube 10

Email Use by Shopify Stores from Malta

Email is used by 44 Shopify Stores in Malta.

Phone Use by Shopify Stores from Malta

Phone is used by 14 Shopify Stores in Malta.

Domain extension use by Shopify Stores from Malta

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 Malta.

Domain extension Number of stores with domain extension
.com 147 11
.fr 7
.mt 7
.de 4
.eu 4
.shop 4
.co 2 2
.net 2
.store 2
.be 1
.it 1
.org 1

Shopify Stores from Malta 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 Malta, according to Tranco Ranks.

Domain Tranco Rank

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

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 Malta 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 46
1-2 10
2-3 3
3-4 0
4-5 0
5-6 0
6-7 0
7-8 0
8-9 0

Number of products sold by Shopify Stores in Malta

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 90
50-100 36
150-200 22
100-150 16
250-300 10
600-650 10
200-250 8
500-550 8
650-700 8
300-350 6
350-400 4
450-500 4
700-750 4
400-450 2
550-600 2
750-800 2
800-850 2
850-900 0
900-950 0

Tranco Rank distribution for Shopify Stores in Malta

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 Malta.

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 0
800000-900000 0
900000-1000000 0