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What is the average size of a restaurant in the US?


What is the average size of a restaurant in the US?

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  • restaurants with fewer than 50 employees – 90%
  • restaurants that are single unit operations – 70%
  • restaurant locations in the US – 1 million
  • restaurant industry employees – 14 million
  • restaurant workforce as part of US workforce – 10%
  • restaurant industry sales – $709.2 billion
  • restaurant industry sales on a typical day – $1.9 billion
  • restaurant industry sales increase in nominal terms  – 3.8%
  • restaurant industry sales increase in real (inflation-adjusted) terms – 1.5%
  • restaurant industry sales share of US GDP – 4%
  • restaurant industry share of the food dollar – 47%
  • new restaurant jobs created by 2025 – 1.7 million
  • restaurant managers who started at entry level – 90%
  • restaurant owners who started their industry career in entry-level position – 80%
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