Industry data: Key restaurant statistics

05 July 2004 by
Industry data: Key restaurant statistics

The number of restaurants in the UK remained fairly constant between 1996 and 2003, but the number of meals served and the real value of food sales have both increased substantially.

Number of outletsMillions of mealsFood sales (£m)
1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 200325,300 25,322 25,400 25,397 25,453 25,832 25,951 25,964609 630 654 660 686 680 696 7024,094 4,219 4,235 4,243 4,595 4,739 4,759 4,768

Source:Horizons/Foodservice Intelligence

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