Number of McDonald's restaurants 2013-2018, by region

This statistic shows the number of McDonald's restaurants worldwide from 2013 to 2018, by business region. There were 13,914 McDonald's restaurants in the United States in 2018, making it the region with the largest number of units.

The regional reporting structure was changed in the 2015 annual report. Regional data previous to 2013 can be found here.

Number of McDonald's restaurants worldwide from 2013 to 2018, by business region*

United StatesInternational lead marketsHigh growth marketsFoundational markets & corporate
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Release date

February 2019



Survey time period

2013 to 2018

Supplementary notes

* Includes company-operated and franchised restaurants.

International Lead Markets - established markets including Australia, Canada, France, Germany, the U.K. and related markets.
High Growth Markets - markets believed to have relatively higher restaurant expansion and franchising potential including China, Italy, Korea, Poland, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, the Netherlands and related markets
Foundational Markets & Corporate - the remaining markets in the McDonald's system, each of which is believed to have the potential to operate under a largely franchised model. Corporate activities are also reported within this segment.

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