Number of Papa John's restaurants worldwide 2007-2018

In 2018, pizza chain Papa John’s had a total of approximately 5,303 restaurants worldwide, up from 5,199 the previous year. This figure has been steadily growing for 12 years.

Papa John’s place in the U.S. market

Papa John’s ranked in fourth place in terms of U.S. sales when compared to competitors such as Domino’s Pizza, Pizza Hut and Little Caesars. Additionally, when ranked against other quick service restaurants unit numbers Papa John’s placed in the top 20 leading U.S. chain, however, when compared to its fellow pizza chains in the ranking it had the lowest number of units with 3,199.

Pizza chain preferences among Americans

The Kentucky-based quick service restaurant chain serves as a go-to-place for many U.S. consumers. In a survey conducted in April 2018 aimed at identifying the favorite pizza chain of Americans, Papa John’s received a Composite Loyalty Score of 45 percent. The Composite Loyalty Score was calculated by averaging consumer satisfaction ratings of their most recent dining experience and their likelihood to recommend that brand. While 45 percent of respondents were showed ‘loyalty’ to Papa John’s, the chain was still beaten by three other competitors, including Pizza Ranch which ranked top with a Composite Loyalty Score of 64 percent.

Number of Papa John's restaurants worldwide from 2007 to 2018

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Release date

March 2019



Survey time period

2007 to 2018

Special properties

Fiscal years end last Sunday in December

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