McDonald's annual turnover in terms of sales revenue was $28.11 billion in 2013. The company's sales have consistently topped $20 billion since 2005 and have grown every year except for 2009.

With the exception of the year 2009, in which sales slipped by about half a billion dollars from 2008, McDonald's annual turnover has been growing by about $1 to $3 billion per year since 2004. In terms of burgers, McDonalds has been selling roughly 1 billion per year since that time. The company is estimated to sell about 75 hamburgers every second and is one of the world's top 100 largest economies.