Which are the countries with the highest number of Subway restaurants?
Subway was founded in 1965 and has grown into the world’s largest fast food brand (largest submarine sandwich chain) based upon the number of restaurants operational worldwide. There are more than 40,000 Subway restaurants operational around the globe. The highest number of Subway restaurants are operational in the United States. More than a half of the total Subway restaurants are in the US. Another notable thing about Subway restaurant chain which primarily sells sandwiches is that the company does not own any of its restaurants. The chain is run wholly by its franchisees. Around 21,000 franchisees from around the world own and run the Subway restaurants. Take a look at the table below to learn about the leading markets of Subway with the highest number of restaurants in 2019.
The leading five markets of Subway include the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Brazil, and Australia. The United States is the largest market with the highest number of Subway restaurants. The total number of Subway restaurants in 2019 in the US was 23,867. Canada is the second-largest market of Subway based upon the number of restaurants. In 2019, Canada had 3,127 Subway restaurants and United Kingdom 2,427 restaurants. Brazil and Australia had 1,869 and 1,305 restaurants respectively in 2019.