McDonald's Corp., the world's largest burger chain, has been nimble at shifting to regions where demand is growing. Europe is now its biggest revenue maker, accounting for 40 percent of sales.

The U.S. accounts for 32 percent of revenue, down from 34 percent five years ago. The region encompassing Asia, the Pacific, the Middle East and Africa makes up 22 percent of sales, up from 14 percent five years ago.

Here's a breakdown of how revenue in each region grew in the fourth quarter, compared with the previous year:

U.S.: Up 8 percent.

Europe: Up 9 percent.

Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa: Up 13 percent.

Other countries and corporate: Up 12 percent.

Total: Up 10 percent.