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It's about the number of Golf Courses in Florida.
In other words, the count of Golf Courses in Florida is 1.012 times 1,500.
(2016 figures) (public and private)
The US state of Florida includes 1,518 golf courses in its 170,000 sq. km area. The state is also the home of the headquarters of the Professional Golfers' Association (PGA) of America, which boasts a membership of 28,000 professional golfers.
It's about seven-tenths the number of Steps in the Sears Tower.
In other words, 1,500 is 0.7112 times the count of Steps in the Sears Tower, and the count of Steps in the Sears Tower is 1.406 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Willis Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (steps per stairwell)
It's about seven-tenths the number of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide.
In other words, 1,500 is 0.7106 times the count of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide, and the count of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide is 1.407 times that amount.
(2013 figures) (regional and local, plus national figures; paid only)
It's about one-and-four-fifths times the number of Population of Vatican City.
In other words, 1,500 is 1.78 times the count of Population of Vatican City, and the count of Population of Vatican City is 0.562 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Vatican City State, a.k.a. Stato della Città del Vaticano, a.k.a. Status Civitatis Vaticanae) (Rome, Italy) (2014 estimates; permanent residents only)
It's about two times the number of Inductees in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
In other words, the count of Inductees in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is 0.5 times 1,500.
(November, 2015 figures) (including individuals and groups)
As of November, 2015, there were 749 individuals in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Artists and bands must have had at least 25 years of fame before being considered for induction in the Hall.
It's about two times the number of Kernels on an Ear of Corn.
In other words, the count of Kernels on an Ear of Corn is 0.5 times 1,500.
(Corn, a.k.a. Maize; Kernel a.k.a. Seed) (average) (for Dent Corn, a.k.a. field corn)
It's about two-and-a-half times the number of Members of Parliament (The U.K.).
In other words, the count of Members of Parliament (The U.K.) is 0.43 times 1,500.
(a.k.a. MPs) (2016 figures) (formally "Members of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland")
There are 650 Members of Parliament in the U.K. The Commons Chamber in the Palace of Westminster only has seating for 427 members, so those arriving late to House debates must stay standing.