About This Statistic
This statistic illustrates the number of Costa Coffee stores open in the United Kingdom from fiscal year 2008/09 to 2015/16. Over this period, the number of stores more than doubled. In the fiscal year ending 2016, there were a total of 2,034 Costa stores open in the UK. Including international operations, Costa's total number of stores came to 3,277.
Costa Coffee is a British multinational coffeehouse brand, operating in 31 international locations as of 2016 and ranking as the biggest coffee shop chain in the UK. Costa is also a leading player in the European coffeehouse market, with the highest number of coffee shop outlets and highest number of units in Europe in 2015.
Owned by leisure and hospitality company Whitbread, Costa generated total revenues of 1.1 billion British pounds in 2015/16. This was a significant contribution to Whitbread’s overall revenues which were reported in the same year to be 2.3 billion British pounds.
The prominence of Costa in the UK is also reflected in the number of consumers using the chain, with Costa ranking first for usage in 2015 compared to other coffee shop and sandwich bar brands. Awareness of Costa as a coffee brand is also high according to Statista’s Hot Drinks survey.