Taco Bell Statistics and Facts for 2024

Last Updated on: January 6th, 2024

Here are a few of the most interesting Taco Bell 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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Taco Bell Facts

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

taco bell statistics restaurant count revenue totals facts 2022At Taco Bell, we’ve had innovation on our mind since Glen Bell opened the first restaurant in 1962 in Downey, California. Always hungry for Más, we’ve grown to be a culture-centric, lifestyle brand that provides craveable, affordable Mexican-inspired food. (source)

Fun Facts:

  • Location of first Taco Bell: San Bernadino, CA
  • Year Pepsi bought Taco Bell: 1978
  • Year Taco Bell was spun out into Yum Brands: 2002
  • Year that Gidget, the Taco Bell chihuahua, died: 2009


Taco Bell Restaurant Count

Number of Taco Bell restaurants:

8,218 locations (2023)

Number of countries Taco Bell has restaurants in:

31 countries (2021)

Taco Bell Employee Count

Nothing just yet. Be sure to check back soon as we update all company stats if/when they are released publicly.

Taco Bell Revenue Totals

Taco Bell annual revenue:

Additional Taco Bell Statistics

Average number of weekly Taco Bell customers:

40 million customers (2023)

Percentage of Taco Bell restaurants that are franchised:

94% (2022)

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