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Chick-fil-A Selling General and Administrative Expenses

The chart above displays the selling, general and administrative expenses of Chick-fil-A from 2016 to 2022 in millions of US dollars.

The selling, general and administrative expenses of Chick-fil-A remained $3,168 million in 2022 compared to $2,801 million in 2021.

Selling, general and administrative expenses of Chick-fil-A 2016-2022

Amounts are in millions.

YearS,G&A expenses (millions)
2022$3,168
2021$2,801
2020$2,352.2
2019$2,251.3
2018$1,916.82
2017$1,623.8
2016$1,308.8

Chick-fil-A is the largest QSR chicken restaurant in the United States based on annual system-wide net sales. The company experienced strong financial growth in its net revenues in 2021 compared to 2020. Its total net revenues exceeded $5 billion for the first time in the brand’s history. The company generated $5.76 billion in net revenues in 2021 compared to $4.32 billion in 2020. Its total costs and expenses in 2021 reached $4.07 billion in 2021 compared to $3.2 billion in 2020. 

The total selling general and administrative expenses of Chick-fil-A remained $2.74 billion in 2021 compared to $2.3 billion in 2020. 

Chick-fil-A had 2,704 restaurants open and operating domestically as of December 31, 2021. It also had 5 franchised locations operational in Toronto, Canada at the end of 2021.

2019: In 2019, the total selling, general and administrative expenses of Chick-Fil-a remained $2,251.3 million compared to $1,916.82 million in 2018.

2018: In 2018, Chick-Fil-A’s selling, general and administrative expenses remained $1916.8 million or $293 million higher compared to the prior year.

2017: Chick-Fil-A’s selling, general and administrative expenses reached $1,623.8 million in 2017 compared to $1,308.8 million in the prior year.