Number of McDonald's restaurants in Spain 2008-2018

In 2018, McDonald’s had 515 restaurants in Spain. The American hamburger-specialized chain has been working on its expansion in Spain over the last years, increasing by over 120 its number of restaurants since 2008. The fast food company, which had the second highest number of restaurants of this type in Spain.

An increasingly popular sector

It cannot be denied that the popularity of fast food restaurants is generally on the rise. According to the latest surveys, Spaniards like more and more enjoying the occasional cheat meal at one of these restaurants, reaching figures of nearly 27 percent of respondents that stated they had plans to go to a fast food franchise in 2018. There are other indicators that prove the industry is scaling up, such as the Spanish expenditure on fast food – which is projected to amount to over 2.9 billion euros in 2019.

Fast food: the ever-growing industry

The turnover of fast food restaurants in Spain stood at approximately 2.8 billion euros in 2018. This type of franchise boomed over the past few years, with over 400 restaurant openings in 2018.

Annual number of McDonald's restaurants in Spain from 2008 to 2018

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Release date

May 2019



Survey time period

2008 to 2018

Special properties

company-owned and franchised restaurants

Supplementary notes

*Data prior to 2017 collected from a different report provided by the source.

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