Wendy’s Statistics and Facts (2022)

Last Updated on: October 19th, 2022

Wendy's Statistics and Facts 2022

Here are a few of the most interesting Wendy’s 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.


Wendy’s Facts

Here is pretty much everything you ever wanted to know about Wendy’s.

What is Wendy’s?

Wendy’s® was founded in 1969 by Dave Thomas in Columbus, Ohio. Dave built his business on the premise, “Quality is our Recipe®,” which remains the guidepost of the Wendy’s system. Wendy’s is best known for its made-to-order square hamburgers, using fresh, never frozen beef*, freshly-prepared salads, and other signature items like chili, baked potatoes and the Frosty® dessert. (source)

Wendy’s Restaurant Count

Number of Wendy’s restaurants globally:


Number of Wendy’s in the US:

5,938 restaurants

Last updated1/1/22


Number of Wendy’s in the Canada:

368 restaurants

Last updated 1/1/19


Number of Wendy’s outside North America:

533 restaurants

Last updated 1/1/19


Wendy’s Employee Count

Number of Wendy’s employees:

14,500 employees

Last updated 1/1/22


Wendy’s Revenue Totals

Wendy’s annual revenue:


Wendy’s annual net income:


Additional Wendy’s Statistics

Number of Wendy’s restaurants that are operated by franchisees:

5,793

Last updated 1/1/18


Number of countries Wendy’s has restaurants in:

29

Last updated 2/2/19

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