The QSR 50



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QSR 50 Ranksort descendingCompanyChange in PositionCategory2016 U.S. Systemwide Sales (millions)2016 U.S. Average Sales Per Unit (thousands)Number of Franchised Units in 2016Number of Company Units in 2016Total Units in 2016Total Change in Units from 2015
1McDonald's*-Burger36,389.002,550.0013,0461,10914,155-104
2Starbucks*1-Snack14,795.401,123.255,2927,88013,172651
3Subway-Sandwich11,300.00422.5226,744026,744-359
4Wendy's2Burger9,930.201,570.006,2073306,53758
5Burger King*-1Burger9,749.191,361.437,111507,16135
6Taco Bell-1Ethnic9,353.801,510.005,3998796,278157
7Dunkin' Donuts*-Snack8,200.00928.868,82808,828397
8Chick-fil-A-Chicken7,973.504,407.101,7303722,102119
9Pizza Hut-Pizza5,751.40740.007,3713187,689-133
10Domino's*1Pizza5,335.20993.334,9793925,371171
11Panera Bread-1Sandwich5,200.002,700.001,1349082,04270
12Sonic*1Burger4,504.141,284.003,2013563,55731
13KFC1Chicken4,483.301,060.003,9662014,167-103
14Chipotle-2Ethnic3,904.381,868.0002,1982,198227
15Carl's Jr./Hardee's*-Burger3,761.001,249.002,7742373,01153
16Dairy Queen1Snack3,621.001,268.054,51524,5176
17Arby's-1Sandwich3,600.001,117.002,3141,0443,35817
18Little Caesars*-Pizza3,523.25815.003,8095144,32365
19Jack in the Box-Burger3,445.001,530.001,8384172,2556
20Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen*-Chicken3,140.301,488.002,029552,08477
21Papa John's-Pizza3,013.79875.852,7397023,44153
22Panda Express-Ethnic2,903.041,606.00951,7981,89391
23Whataburger1Burger2,181.352,706.0012268480615
24Jimmy John's-1Sandwich2,146.60841.702,584632,647242
25Zaxby's*-Chicken1,891.982,318.6067713981691
26Five Guys-Burger1,382.011,038.249145071,421101
27Culver's-Burger1,301.382,252.20597860546
28Bojangles'-Chicken1,229.481,818.4340730971654
29Steak n Shake-Burger1,027.001,900.0015341556817
30Wingstop2Chicken943.301,113.0097721998153
31Papa Murphy's-1Pizza884.77592.961,3691681,57741
32Checkers/Rally's1Burger837.361,114.8954130084112
33Jersey Mike's Subs*7Sandwich825.00695.031,134531,187139
34Qdoba Mexican Eats-Ethnic801.001,179.0033236769938
35Church's Chicken-4Chicken800.27724.008382381,076-55
36El Pollo Loco-1Chicken795.441,988.0025920146027
37Del Taco-Ethnic738.081,359.003102415517
38White Castle1Burger716.711,434.520384384-6
39Tim Hortons*-1Snack713.091,044.066830683-201
40Moe's Southwest Grill3Ethnic688.041,142.53675568043
41Firehouse Subs-Sandwich683.53690.001,005321,03793
42Boston Market*2Chicken659.161,426.7454574624
43Jason's Deli-1Sandwich646.592,609.001091552644
44In-N-Out Burger*1Burger630.031,975.0003193196
45Baskin-Robbins*1Snack603.60237.832,53802,5389
46McAlister's Deli1Sandwich591.301,646.133553238726
47Noodles & Company4Ethnic560.561,075.007545753244
48Auntie Anne's1Snack548.00493.801,284161,30048
49Captain D's-1Seafood544.431,059.002272895163
50Jamba Juice*-Snack536.92639.957677283921

*Includes figures estimated by QSR. 1Franchise figures include licensed locations