GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Must-Know Restaurant Industry Statistics [Current Data]

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"The global restaurant industry generated $1.752 trillion in revenue in 2020."

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"Fast food restaurants make up 50% of the entire restaurant industry sales in the United States."

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"15.3 million people were employed in the US restaurant industry in 2019."

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"The average American spends 48% of their food budget on restaurants."

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"In 2019, Starbucks was the largest restaurant chain in the United States, with sales of $21.38 billion."

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"Approximately 60% of new restaurants fail within their first year."

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"In 2019, the quick-service restaurant industry was valued at $273.55 billion in the United States."

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"The full-service restaurant (FSR) segment’s workforce was around 5.15 million persons in the United States in 2019."

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"The limited-service restaurant (LSR) segment’s workforce was around 4.98 million persons in the United States in 2019."

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"In 2020, 46% of restaurant operators considered off-premise sales as their primary business."

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"In 2020, 1.3 trillion delivery transactions occurred in the restaurant industry."

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"The global restaurant industry had a growth rate of -16.7% in 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic."

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"In 2021, the average monthly revenue per seat in the U.S. restaurant sector was $3,760."

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"The global online food delivery market was worth $136.4 billion in 2020."

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"There were approximately 1.1 million table service restaurants worldwide in 2019."

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"U.S. restaurant industry food and drink sales amounted to $659.3 billion in 2021, recovering from the pandemic."

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"There were approximately 660,755 restaurants in the United States in Spring 2018."

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