Shift JIS

Category - Document Encoding

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

Technology usage statistics

Websites using Shift JIS 60,227 websites
Most popular in the country Japan
Market position in Document Encoding #3
Market share in Document Encoding 0.60%

Technology adoption

Recent changes in Shift JIS usage. (See Shift JIS Usage Changes report)
Websites that added Shift JIS +2,197
Websites that dropped Shift JIS -1,246

Distribution by websites popularity

Shift JIS detection in the top websites by popularity
Top 10k sites 12 websites
Top 100k sites 238 websites
Top 1m sites 2,102 websites

Websites utilizing Shift JIS

Top websites that use Shift JIS

Domain Country Rank Contacts
ytv.co.jp United States of America 2,618
kakaku.com Japan 2,786
www.hmv.co.jp Japan 3,016
tamiya.com Japan 3,252
www.oricon.co.jp Japan 3,535
shop.mu-mo.net Japan 4,085
See full domain list

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 38,505 domains. Total 6,622,159 domains found using JavaScript
Category - Document Standards.
Description Meta is used together with Shift JIS on 33,654 domains. Total 3,558,654 domains found using Description Meta
Category - Web Servers.
Apache is used together with Shift JIS on 31,236 domains. Total 3,844,377 domains found using Apache
Category - Web Servers.
Nginx is used together with Shift JIS on 27,345 domains. Total 3,206,110 domains found using Nginx
Category - Document Encoding.
UTF-8 is used together with Shift JIS on 16,405 domains. Total 8,702,930 domains found using UTF-8
Category - JavaScript Libraries.
jQuery is used together with Shift JIS on 15,036 domains. Total 4,177,824 domains found using jQuery


Alternative Technologies


GB2312: Total 19,125 domains found using GB2312
GBK: Total 13,803 domains found using GBK
ISO-8859-1: Total 1,308,228 domains found using ISO-8859-1
UTF-16: Total 204 domains found using UTF-16
UTF-32: Total 9 domains found using UTF-32
UTF-8: Total 8,702,930 domains found using UTF-8