Dairy Queen Statistics and Facts (2023)

Last Updated on: June 24th, 2023

Here are a few of the most interesting Dairy Queen statistics and facts I was able to dig up including restaurant count, revenue totals and employee counts. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

Dairy Queen Facts

Here is pretty much everything you ever wanted to know about Dairy Queen.

Dairy Queen Statistics restaurant count and Facts 2023Here at the DQ® system, we believe that HAPPY TASTES GOOD®. Our first location opened in Joliet, Illinois, 80 years ago. Since then we’ve grown to more than 7,000 DQ® locations in the U.S., Canada and 22 other countries. Our restaurants offer a variety of sweet treats and crave-worthy eats that hold a special place in the hearts and minds of fans of all ages, including our signature BLIZZARD® Treat. Guided by our vision to become the world’s favorite quick-service restaurant, we’re proud of the multinational company culture we’ve built while maintaining a small community feel. Our hardworking employees believe in our mission of creating positive memories for all who touch DQ. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with offices in Canada and Singapore, our corporate employees support our independent franchisees from our corporate offices and field locations around the world. (source)

Dairy Queen Restaurant Count

Number of Dairy Queen restaurants:

7,000 restaurants

Last updated 3/27/22

Dairy Queen restaurants by region:

Last updated 9/2/19

Additional Dairy Queen Statistics

Number of countries Dairy Queen has restaurants in:

20 countries

Last updated 3/27/22

Number of Dairy Queen franchisees:


Last updated 9/2/19

Please note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. A few of these Dairy Queen statistics come from their own reports, but some are based on news reports and not official company tallies. No information contained on DMR should be relied upon to make investment decisions. Basically, this is the best I can find and I don’t guarantee anything to be 100%.

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