KFC Statistics and Facts for 2024

Last Updated on: January 6th, 2024

Here are a few of the most interesting KFC 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.

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KFC Facts

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

  • Website: Official Website
  • Year Founded: 1930
  • Headquarters: Louisville, KY
  • Founder(s): Harland Sanders
  • Current Chief Executive: Tony Lowings
  • Parent Company: Yum! Brands

KFC statistics restaurant count revenue totals and facts 2022KFC, a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM), is a global chicken restaurant brand with a rich, decades-long history of success and innovation. It all started with one cook, Colonel Harland Sanders, who created a finger lickin’ good recipe more than 75 years ago, a list of secret herbs and spices scratched out on the back of the door to his kitchen. (source)

KFC Restaurant Count

Number of KFC restaurants:

27,760 locations (2023)

Number of countries KFC has restaurants in:

145 countries (2021)

KFC Employee Count

Number of KFC employees:
800,000 employees (2023)

KFC Revenue Totals

KFC annual revenue:

Additional KFC Statistics

Percentage of KFC restaurants that are franchised:


Last updated 1/1/22

Please note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. A few of these KFC 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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