It's about three-and-a-half times the number of Bishops in the Catholic Church.
In other words, 18,000 is 3.363 times the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church, and the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church is 0.2974 times that amount.(2015 figures; total Latin and Eastern Church figures; including Pope)
As of 2015, there are 5,352 bishops in the Catholic Church. These bishops supervise a total of 3,127 dioceses, archdioceses, and other administrative regions.
It's about one-fifth the number of Seats in Lambeau Field.
In other words, 18,000 is 0.22295 times the count of Seats in Lambeau Field, and the count of Seats in Lambeau Field is 4.4853 times that amount.(2014 figures) (a.k.a. City Stadium, a.k.a. New City Stadium, a.k.a. Titletown USA, a.k.a. The Frozen Tundra, a.k.a. The Shrine of Pro Football) (Green Bay, Wisconsin)
Lambeau Field, home of the Green Bay Packers NFL team, can accommodate 80,735 spectators. With 58 years of occupancy by the Packers, Lambeau Field holds the record as the longest consecutive home of any NFL team.
It's about eight-and-a-half times the number of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide.
In other words, 18,000 is 8.527 times the count of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide, and the count of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide is 0.1173 times that amount.(2013 figures) (regional and local, plus national figures; paid only)
There are 2,111 paid, daily newspapers with a regional, local, or national distribution in circulation worldwide. Combined, these newspapers have a readership of about 150 million people.
It's about eight-and-a-half times the number of Steps in the Sears Tower.
In other words, 18,000 is 8.535 times the count of Steps in the Sears Tower, and the count of Steps in the Sears Tower is 0.1172 times that amount.(a.k.a. Willis Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (steps per stairwell)
The Sears Tower extends 108 stories into the sky above the city of Chicago and includes 2,109 steps in each of its stairwells. Each year, more than 1.3 million visitors make the trip to an observation area called the Skydeck on the 103rd floor.
It's about one-tenth the number of Letters in the Longest English Word.
In other words, 18,000 is 0.0948272 times the count of an Letters in the Longest English Word, and the count of an Letters in the Longest English Word is 10.5455 times that amount.The longest word in the English language (although somewhat disputed) is a chemical name for the substance connectin, made up of 189,819 letters (Click here to see the word...). The longest word found in most dictionaries, pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, has just 45 letters.
It's about twelve times the number of Golf Courses in Florida.
In other words, 18,000 is 11.86 times the count of Golf Courses in Florida, and the count of Golf Courses in Florida is 0.08432 times that amount.(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 twenty times the number of Kernels on an Ear of Corn.
In other words, the count of Kernels on an Ear of Corn is 0.05 times 18,000.(Corn, a.k.a. Maize; Kernel a.k.a. Seed) (average) (for Dent Corn, a.k.a. field corn)
An average ear of dent corn, the kind grown to feed to animals and to make other foods, has an average of 800 kernels. Each acre of corn yields about 15,900 ears of corn.