Shift JIS

Category - Document Encoding

Shift JIS (Shift Japanese Industrial Standards) is a character encoding for Japanese language.



We have discovered 53,704 live website that are using Shift JIS.

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Technology usage statistics

Websites using Shift JIS 53,704 websites
Most popular in the country Japan
Market position in Document Encoding #3
Market share in Document Encoding 0.57%

Technology adoption

Recent changes in Shift JIS usage. (See Shift JIS Usage Changes report)
Websites that added Shift JIS +1,138
Websites that dropped Shift JIS -4,902

Distribution by websites popularity

Shift JIS detection in the top websites by popularity
Top 10k sites 17 websites
Top 100k sites 220 websites
Top 1m sites 1,866 websites

Websites utilizing Shift JIS

Top websites that use Shift JIS

Domain Country Rank Contacts
www.vector.co.jp Japan 2,216
ytv.co.jp United States of America 2,618
kakaku.com Japan 2,786
hmv.co.jp Japan 3,016
www.hmv.co.jp Japan 3,016
tamiya.com Japan 3,252
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Market Share

Shift JIS market share within the Document Encoding category

Geographical Distribution

Technology usage distribution by websites across the globe.







Alternative Names

  • Shift Japanese Industrial Standards

Shift JIS often used together with


Category - Document Standards.
JavaScript is used together with Shift JIS on 33,392 domains. Total 6,019,684 domains found using JavaScript
Category - Document Standards.
Description Meta is used together with Shift JIS on 31,335 domains. Total 4,045,529 domains found using Description Meta
Category - Web Servers.
Nginx is used together with Shift JIS on 27,110 domains. Total 3,333,143 domains found using Nginx
Category - Web Servers.
Apache is used together with Shift JIS on 25,925 domains. Total 3,668,704 domains found using Apache
Category - Document Encoding.
UTF-8 is used together with Shift JIS on 20,153 domains. Total 8,059,052 domains found using UTF-8
Category - Analytics.
Google Analytics is used together with Shift JIS on 13,943 domains. Total 2,388,722 domains found using Google Analytics


Alternative Technologies


GB2312: Total 25,043 domains found using GB2312
GBK: Total 13,778 domains found using GBK
ISO-8859-1: Total 1,250,853 domains found using ISO-8859-1
UTF-16: Total 175 domains found using UTF-16
UTF-32: Total 7 domains found using UTF-32
UTF-8: Total 8,059,052 domains found using UTF-8
windows-1251: Total 38,894 domains found using windows-1251