McDonald's number of company operated and franchised restaurants

Number of McDonald's company operated and franchised restaurants 2005-2021

YearCompany operatedFranchisedTotal
20212,73637,29540,031
20202,67736,52139,198
20192,63636,05938,695
20182,77035,08537,855
20173,13334,10837,241
20165,66931,23036,899
20156,44430,08136,525
20146,71429,54436,258
20136,73828,69135,429
20126,59827,88234,480
20116,43527,07533,510
20106,39926,33832,737
20096,26226,21632,478
20086,50225,46531,967
20076,90624,47131,377
20068,16622,88031,046
20058,17322,59320,766

McDonalds's operated total 40,031 restaurant stores at the end of 2021 across 119 countries. The company had 93% of its total restaurant stores or 37,295 run by franchisees. In 2020, its number of restaurant stores operational worldwide was 39,198 which included 36,521 franchised restaurants and 2,677 company operated. The number of McDonald's restaurants operational in the United States in 2021 was 13,438 compared to 13,682 in the previous year.

Its total net sales from the company operated restaurants in 2021 reached $9,788 million compared to $8,139 million in 2020. The company also generated $13,085 million from its franchised restaurants in 2021 compared to $10,726 million in 2020.