Premium
Premium statistics

Industry-specific and extensively researched technical data (partially from exclusive partnerships).

A paid subscription is required for full access.

Sales of Subway restaurants in the U.S. 2015-2018

Sales of Subway restaurants in the United States from 2015 to 2018 (in billion U.S. dollars)

by S. Lock, last edited Aug 14, 2019
Sales of Subway restaurants in the U.S. 2015-2018 Global quick service restaurant (QSR) Subway generated around 10.41 billion U.S. dollars in sales in 2018 in the United States, a decrease of half a billion from the previous year.  
 Leading the way

Subway is the leading sandwich chain in the U.S., its systemwide sales being more than three times that of its closest competitor Arby’s. The second largest sandwich chain, Arby’s, accounted for sales that amounted to approximately 3.89 billion U.S. dollars in 2018. Subway isn't just a giant among sandwich shops - it also accounted for some of the highest sales in the whole QSR industry ranking amongst big players such as Starbucks and Burger King. Unsurprisingly, the king of quick service, McDonald’s placed first on the list with U.S. systemwide sales of over 38 and a half billion U.S. dollars in 2018.    

 Units decline 

Along with a decline in U.S. sales comes a decrease in the number of Subway stores in the United States over the past two years. While Subway had approximately 27 thousand stores in the U.S. in 2015 the figure scraped to just about 24.8 thousand in 2018.
Show more

Sales of Subway restaurants in the United States from 2015 to 2018 (in billion U.S. dollars)

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $588 / Year
Basic Account
Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.
This statistic is not included in your account!

Premium Account
Your perfect start with Statista
  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references

$49 / Month *

Corporate Account
Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

* All products require an annual contract.
   Prices do not include sales tax.
Leading companies trust Statista:
paypalgoogleadobepgsamsungtelekom
Related Studies: Available to Download in PDF or PPTX Format
Franchising in the U.S.
Franchising in the U.S.

All Information
in one Presentation

Franchising in the U.S.

Everything On "Franchising in the U.S." in One Document: Edited and Divided into Handy Chapters. Including Detailed References.

Statista has been my savior on several occasions. The site is easy to maneuver and the data is in a format that can go right into a report or presentation.
Marlene Greenfield

Marlene Greenfield
Vice President, Hearst Magazines

Statistics on "Franchising in the U.S."
  • Overview
  • Employment
  • Leading franchises
  • Franchise investment
  • Business output
Discover Statista
Need help with using Statista for your research? Tutorials and first steps
Further Content: Statistics, Studies, and Topic Pages
Learn more about how Statista can support your business.
Do you have any questions about our business solutions?

We provide you with detailed information about our Corporate Account.