Starbucks Statistics, Restaurant Count, Revenue Totals and Facts (2021)



Here are a few of the most interesting Starbucks 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.

Starbucks Facts

  • Website: Official Website
  • Year Founded: 1971
  • Headquarters: Seattle, WA
  • Founder(s): Gordon Bowker, Jerry Baldwin, Zev Siegl
  • Current Chief Executive: Kevin Johnson
  • Subsidiaries / Brands: Ethos Water, Evolution Fresh, Hear music, La Boulange Bakery, Seattle's Best Coffee, Teavana, Torrefazione Italia
  • App Download (iOS)
  • App Download (Android)

What is Starbucks?

Started in the early 1970’s, it hasn’t taken long for Starbucks to go from a single storefront to a global phenomenon. Similar to a brand like Apple, Starbucks has positioned themselves well over the years making their stores a destination spot for trendy coffee-lovers and have garnered immense brand loyalty among their regular customers.

Starbucks History

  • The first Starbucks opens in Pike Place Market: 1971
  • Starbucks purchases Peet’s: 1984
  • Howard Schultz purchases Starbucks: 1987
  • Starbucks expands beyond Seattle: 1987
  • Starbucks goes public: 1992
  • First Starbucks outside North America opens: 1996 (Tokyo)
  • Starbucks purchases Tazo Tea: 1999
  • Starbucks purchases Seattle’s Best Coffee: 2003
  • The first Starbucks opens in Russia: 2007
  • Starbucks purchases Teavana: 2012

Starbucks Restaurant Count

How many Starbucks are there in the world?

32,660 stores

Last updated 9/28/20


How many Starbucks are there in the US?

8,791 Starbucks operated stores 6,031 licensed stores

Last updated 10/1/18


Number of countries that Starbucks has stores in:

76 countries

Last updated 7/6/19


Number of Starbucks in Canada:

1,109 Starbucks operated stores 409 licensed stores

Last updated 10/1/18


Number of Starbucks in the Americas:

18,354

Last updated 9/28/20


Number of Starbucks in China:

3,521 stores

Last updated 10/1/18


Number of Starbucks in Japan:

1,286 stores

Last updated 10/1/18


Number of Starbucks in Thailand:

352 stores

Last updated 10/1/18


Number of Starbucks in the UK:

335 Starbucks operated stores 653 licensed stores

Last updated 10/1/18


Number of Starbucks in Asia Pacific:

8,993

Last updated 4/26/19


Number of Starbucks in EMEA:

3,523

Last updated 7/25/19


Starbucks Employee Count

How many employees does Starbucks have?

349,000 employees

Last updated 9/28/20


Number of Starbucks employees in the US:

157,000 employees

Last updated 9/27/15


Starbucks Revenue Totals

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Starbucks Statistics

Number of My Starbucks Rewards loyalty program members:

16.8 million active members

Last updated 4/26/19


Percentage of Starbucks transactions in the US that are from mobile pay:

30%

Last updated 7/27/17


Percentage of Starbucks sales that come from beverage sales specifically:

73%

Last updated 9/27/15


Percentage of Starbucks sales that come from food sales:

19%

Last updated 9/27/15


Estimated Starbucks revenue per square foot:

$781

Last updated 12/6/16


Percentage of all Starbucks US transactions that are ordered ahead via mobile:

9%

Last updated 7/27/17


Starbucks’ market cap as of July 2016:

$82 billion


Percentage of all Starbucks US transactions that are not ordered via mobile:

70%

Last updated 8/1/17


Percentage of all Starbucks US transactions that are paid via mobile in-store:

21%

Last updated 8/1/17


Percentage of Starbucks customer transactions in China that are cash-free:

80%

Last updated 5/18/18


Number of My Starbucks Reward members in China:

7 million

Last updated 5/18/18


Percentage of Chinese Starbucks customers that use their mobile app:

90%

Last updated 5/18/18


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  • Geography
  • Employees
  • History
  • Revenue
  • Etc.- all in one place

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