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    The QSR 50

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    QSR 50 RankCompanyChange in Positionsort ascendingCategory2016 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
    35Church's Chicken-4Chicken800.27724.008382381,076-55
    14Chipotle-2Ethnic3,904.381,868.0002,1982,198227
    17Arby's-1Sandwich3,600.001,117.002,3141,0443,35817
    5Burger King*-1Burger9,749.191,361.437,111507,16135
    49Captain D's-1Seafood544.431,059.002272895163
    36El Pollo Loco-1Chicken795.441,988.0025920146027
    43Jason's Deli-1Sandwich646.592,609.001091552644
    24Jimmy John's-1Sandwich2,146.60841.702,584632,647242
    11Panera Bread-1Sandwich5,200.002,700.001,1349082,04270
    31Papa Murphy's-1Pizza884.77592.961,3691681,57741
    6Taco Bell-1Ethnic9,353.801,510.005,3998796,278157
    39Tim Hortons*-1Snack713.091,044.066830683-201
    48Auntie Anne's1Snack548.00493.801,284161,30048
    45Baskin-Robbins*1Snack603.60237.832,53802,5389
    32Checkers/Rally's1Burger837.361,114.8954130084112
    16Dairy Queen1Snack3,621.001,268.054,51524,5176
    10Domino's*1Pizza5,335.20993.334,9793925,371171
    44In-N-Out Burger*1Burger630.031,975.0003193196
    13KFC1Chicken4,483.301,060.003,9662014,167-103
    46McAlister's Deli1Sandwich591.301,646.133553238726
    12Sonic*1Burger4,504.141,284.003,2013563,55731
    23Whataburger1Burger2,181.352,706.0012268480615
    38White Castle1Burger716.711,434.520384384-6
    42Boston Market*2Chicken659.161,426.7454574624
    4Wendy's2Burger9,510.001,454.806,2073306,53758
    30Wingstop2Chicken943.301,113.0097721998153
    40Moe's Southwest Grill3Ethnic688.041,142.53675568043
    47Noodles & Company4Ethnic560.561,075.007545753244
    33Jersey Mike's Subs*7Sandwich825.00695.031,134531,187139
    50Jamba Juice*-Snack536.92639.957677283921
    41Firehouse Subs-Sandwich683.53690.001,005321,03793
    37Del Taco-Ethnic738.081,359.003102415517
    34Qdoba Mexican Eats-Ethnic801.001,179.0033236769938
    29Steak n Shake-Burger1,027.001,900.0015341556817
    28Bojangles'-Chicken1,229.481,818.4340730971654
    27Culver's-Burger1,301.382,252.20597860546
    26Five Guys-Burger1,382.011,038.249145071,421101
    25Zaxby's*-Chicken1,891.982,318.6067713981691
    22Panda Express-Ethnic2,903.041,606.00951,7981,89391
    21Papa John's-Pizza3,013.79875.852,7397023,44153
    20Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen*-Chicken3,140.301,488.002,029552,08477
    19Jack in the Box-Burger3,445.001,530.001,8384172,2556
    18Little Caesars*-Pizza3,523.25815.003,8095144,32365
    15Carl's Jr./Hardee's*-Burger3,761.001,249.002,7742373,01153
    9Pizza Hut-Pizza5,751.40740.007,3713187,689-133
    8Chick-fil-A-Chicken7,973.504,407.101,7303722,102119
    7Dunkin' Donuts*-Snack8,200.00928.868,82808,828397
    3Subway-Sandwich11,300.00422.5226,744026,744-359
    2Starbucks*1-Snack14,795.401,123.255,2927,88013,172651
    1McDonald's*-Burger36,389.002,550.0013,0461,10914,155-104

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