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 15,216 websites
Most popular in the country Japan
Market position in Document Encoding #3
Market share in Document Encoding 0.16%

Technology adoption

Recent changes in Shift JIS usage. (See Shift JIS Usage Changes report)
Websites that added Shift JIS +673
Websites that dropped Shift JIS -536

Distribution by websites popularity

Shift JIS detection in the top websites by popularity
Top 10k sites 8 websites
Top 100k sites 47 websites
Top 1m sites 543 websites

Websites utilizing Shift JIS

Top websites that use Shift JIS

Domain Country Rank Contacts
kakaku.com Japan 2,786
tamiya.com Japan 3,252
allabout.co.jp United States of America 3,463
www.oricon.co.jp Japan 3,535
shop.mu-mo.net Japan 4,085
www.asahibeer.co.jp United States of America 5,373
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 13,515 domains. Total 6,905,876 domains found using JavaScript
Category - Document Standards.
Description Meta is used together with Shift JIS on 12,504 domains. Total 3,796,850 domains found using Description Meta
Category - Web Servers.
Nginx is used together with Shift JIS on 10,273 domains. Total 3,346,204 domains found using Nginx
Category - Document Encoding.
UTF-8 is used together with Shift JIS on 9,985 domains. Total 8,492,902 domains found using UTF-8
Category - Analytics.
Google Analytics is used together with Shift JIS on 7,383 domains. Total 2,311,104 domains found using Google Analytics
Category - Analytics.
Google Tag Manager is used together with Shift JIS on 6,351 domains. Total 1,473,098 domains found using Google Tag Manager


Alternative Technologies


GB2312: Total 10,652 domains found using GB2312
GBK: Total 12,982 domains found using GBK
ISO-8859-1: Total 1,098,136 domains found using ISO-8859-1
UTF-16: Total 55 domains found using UTF-16
UTF-32: Total 6 domains found using UTF-32
UTF-8: Total 8,492,902 domains found using UTF-8