Leading fast food chains: number of stores in Spain 2019

The fast food chain with the highest number of restaurants in Spain was hamburger chain Burger King, which had approximately 750 establishments in the Mediterranean country in 2018. McDonald’s ranked second in the list with 515 restaurants, with fourth-placed KFC having 142 fast food chains. The turnover of fast food restaurants in Spain stood at approximately 2.8 billion euros in 2018.

An increasingly popular sector

Worldwide, Burger King has been working on its expansion over the last years, increasing the global number of restaurants from 10.6 thousand in 2009 up to approximately 17.8 thousand in 2018. The chain ranked as the second-highest food service provider of Spain, with sales of around 630 million euros in 2016.

An increasingly popular sector

McDonald’s also enlarged its restaurant stock in Spain in recent years. This went alongside a big marketing effort: an estimated 2.6 million people saw outdoor advertising for the McDonald’s brand in 2018.

Number of restaurants of six of the main fast food chains in the world located in Spain in 2019

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