Shift JIS

Category - Document Encoding

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



We have discovered 281,548 live websites that are using Shift JIS.

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Technology usage statistics

Websites using Shift JIS 281,548 websites
Most popular in the country Japan
Market position in Document Encoding #4
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 +1,763
Websites that dropped Shift JIS -4,499

Distribution by websites popularity

Shift JIS detection in the top websites by popularity
Top 10k sites 17 websites
Top 100k sites 209 websites
Top 1m sites 1,705 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
tamiya.com Japan 3,252
allabout.co.jp United States of America 3,463
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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


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