Premium statistics

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

A paid subscription is required for full access.

Number of Subway restaurants worldwide 2011-2019

Number of Subway stores worldwide from 2011 to 2019

by S. Lock, last edited Nov 7, 2019
Number of Subway restaurants worldwide 2011-2019

How many Subway establishments are there in the world?

Global quick service restaurant Subway accounted for 41,600 stores worldwide in 2019, down from a total of 42,431 restaurants in the previous year.

A drop in units

This global drop in units is also reflected in the chains home nation. In 2018, Subway had 24,798 restaurants based in the U.S., this was 1,110 less than it had the previous year. It is the lowest number of units the chain has accounted for since 2011. The company's plan in recent years has been to close, relocate, or remodel their locations in the hopes that this will result in fewer, but more profitable restaurants. Whether this will be the case remains uncertain as there has also been a drop in Subway’s U.S. sales. The QSR chain generated around 10.41 billion U.S. dollars in sales in 2018 in the United States alone. Nonetheless, Subway was still one of the most valuable fast food brands worldwide in 2018 with a brand value of over 18 and a half million U.S. dollars.

Do consumers go to Subway?

Regardless of its recent droop, the sandwich chain still enjoys popularity among Americans after its conception in 1965. A survey conducted in 2018 stated that over 36 percent of respondents aged 18 to 29 years stated that they had visited Subway in the past three months.
Show more

Number of Subway stores worldwide from 2011 to 2019

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $708 / 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

$59 / 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:
Related Studies: Available to Download in PDF or PPTX Format

All Information
in one Presentation


Everything On "Subway" in One Document: Edited and Divided into Handy Chapters. Including Detailed References.

I think of Statista as Google for researchers. Statista provides you with the information you search for right away.
Dr. Horst Stipp

Dr. Horst Stipp
EVP, Research & Innovation, Advertising Research Foundation

Statistics on "Subway"
  • Industry overview
  • Company information
  • Consumers
Discover Statista
Need help with using Statista for your research? Tutorials and first steps
Further Content: You might find this interesting as well
Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $708 / Year
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.