Boots in numbers

We are the largest health and beauty retailer in the UK and are at the heart of community pharmacy supporting patients nationwide. Here are some of the key numbers from across our business:


  • We employ around 52,000 Boots UK, No7 Beauty Company and Boots Opticians team members
  • Over 4,500 are registered pharmacists
  • We have over 1,000 Boots Beauty Specialists in our stores


Store footprint

  • We have over 2,200 stores
  • Over 170 reinvented Beauty Halls including around 50 in smaller high street format
  • 85% of the UK population is within 10 minutes of a Boots store and omnichannel

  • is the UK’s number one most visited health and beauty website
  • 15.8m active Boots Advantage Card members
  • Deliveroo and Uber Eats now available from more than 130 stores
  • Next day Click & Collect is available at over 1,600 Boots stores
  • operates with plastic-free deliveries*



  • We provide dispensing and essential healthcare services on behalf of the NHS with the majority of our 2,200 stores having a pharmacy contract
  • On average, we dispense over 3.7m items per week
  • We offer 125 healthcare services online or in store
  • In 2023, Boots launched its biggest ever healthcare campaign focusing on women's experiences



  • The number one high street and online beauty destination in the UK, with over 1000 new beauty lines from 100+ brands launching so far this year
  • 170 reinvented beauty halls in the UK
  • Our 600 Boots Macmillan Beauty Advisors offer beauty support and advice in store to customers living with cancer

Find more Boots statistics and figures in our latest Boots at a Glance report available in our Newsroom


Figures as of 28 February 2023

*Aside from 0.2% of orders. These orders are packed in bioplastic, a compostable, starch-based material that is sustainably created while also being durable enough for large items, to withstand transport to customers.