It's about eight-and-a-half times the number of Elements on the Periodic Table.
In other words, 1,000 is 8.47 times the count of Elements on the Periodic Table, and the count of Elements on the Periodic Table is 0.118 times that amount.(a.k.a. Periodic Table of the Elements, a.k.a chemical elements) (confirmed elements as of 2016)
From element number one, hydrogen, to element one-hundred eighteen, ununoctium, there are 118 confirmed elements on the Periodic Table. Ninety-four of the elements exist in nature, and the remaining twenty-four have only been synthesized in labs (not having occurred naturally in the time since scientists have begun researching them)
It's about one-tenth the number of Written Characters in the Chinese Language.
In other words, 1,000 is 0.1069 times the count of Written Characters in the Chinese Language, and the count of Written Characters in the Chinese Language is 9.355 times that amount.(zhōngwén, 中文) (Hànzì, 汉字/漢字; Shuowen Jiezi count; distinct characters)
According to the Han Dynasty dictionary, Shuowen Jiezi (說文解字), there are 9,353 distinct Han characters used to depict the Chinese language. Fluency in written Chinese requires mastery of 4,000 - 5,000 of these characters.
It's about nine-and-a-half times the number of Wolves in Yellowstone National Park.
In other words, 1,000 is 9.62 times the count of Wolves in Yellowstone National Park, and the count of Wolves in Yellowstone National Park is 0.104 times that amount.(a.k.a. Henihco'oo; a.k.a. Héetíhco'oo) (December 2014 figures; Wyoming Park area)
As of the 2014 population count, there were 104 wolves living in Yellowstone National Park, in twelve packs. All of the wolves now living in the Park are thought to have descended from the 66 wolves (re)introduced into the Park in 1995-96.
It's about one-tenth the number of Benches in Central Park.
In other words, the count of Benches in Central Park is 10 times 1,000.(Manhattan, New York City, New York)
Central Park — the 843-acre park located in the heart of New York City — contains about 9,000 park benches. The park is one of the most famous in the world and entertains over 35 million visitors each year.
It's about eleven times the number of Keys on a Piano.
It's about fourteen times the number of Submarines in the US Navy.
It's about nineteen times the number of Countries in Africa.
In other words, the count of Countries in Africa is 0.053 times 1,000.(2016 figures) (sovereign states recognized by the UN only)
The continent of Africa includes 54 sovereign countries recognized by the United Nations as of 2016. It is the second-most populous continent in the world, with 1.1 billion inhabitants.