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 60,725 websites
Most popular in the country Japan
Market position in Document Encoding #3
Market share in Document Encoding 0.63%

Technology adoption

Recent changes in Shift JIS usage. (See Shift JIS Usage Changes report)
Websites that added Shift JIS +663
Websites that dropped Shift JIS -924

Distribution by websites popularity

Shift JIS detection in the top websites by popularity
Top 10k sites 15 websites
Top 100k sites 245 websites
Top 1m sites 2,192 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
www7a.biglobe.ne.jp Japan 3,495
www.oricon.co.jp Japan 3,535
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 38,597 domains. Total 6,343,077 domains found using JavaScript
Category - Document Standards.
Description Meta is used together with Shift JIS on 35,487 domains. Total 3,538,608 domains found using Description Meta
Category - Web Servers.
Apache is used together with Shift JIS on 31,186 domains. Total 3,740,719 domains found using Apache
Category - Web Servers.
Nginx is used together with Shift JIS on 27,786 domains. Total 2,850,667 domains found using Nginx
Category - Document Encoding.
UTF-8 is used together with Shift JIS on 16,719 domains. Total 8,286,074 domains found using UTF-8
Category - JavaScript Libraries.
jQuery is used together with Shift JIS on 14,371 domains. Total 3,817,076 domains found using jQuery


Alternative Technologies


GB2312: Total 20,230 domains found using GB2312
GBK: Total 12,677 domains found using GBK
ISO-8859-1: Total 1,331,490 domains found using ISO-8859-1
UTF-16: Total 183 domains found using UTF-16
UTF-8: Total 8,286,074 domains found using UTF-8
UTF-32: Total 10 domains found using UTF-32