It's about 100 times the number of Countries in the European Union.
In other words, 3,000 is 110 times the count of Countries in the European Union, and the count of Countries in the European Union is 0.0091 times that amount.(a.k.a. EU) (2016 figures)
There are 28 member countries in the European Union, the latest member of which is Croatia. The EU is largely urban, with sixteen cities having a population of one million or more, and 75% of the population living in an urban area.
It's about one-two-hundredth the number of Words in War and Peace.
In other words, 3,000 is 0.00510823 times the count of Words in War and Peace, and the count of Words in War and Peace is 195.763 times that amount.(1869) (1968 Ann Dunnigan translation, New American Library)
First published in 1869, Leo Tolstoy\'s Tzarist Russian epic, War and Peace contains 587,287 words (in one of the popular English translations). The novel is the seventh-longest novel ever written in a Latin or Cyrillic alphabets.
It's about 200 times the number of Living Kings and Queens.
In other words, the count of Living Kings and Queens is 0.005 times 3,000.(2015 figures) (distinct Monarchs)
As of 2015, the world has fifteen Kings and Queens reigning over 45 countries. Of all these, Queen Elizabeth the II is the only reigning Queen; she has monarchical authority over the sixteen of the Commonwealth nations.
It's about 350 times the number of Symohonies Composed by Beethoven.
In other words, 3,000 is 333.333333333 times the count of Symohonies Composed by Beethoven, and the count of Symohonies Composed by Beethoven is 0.003 times that amount.(a.k.a. Ludwig van Beethoven)
Over the course of his life, Beethoven composed nine symphonies over the course of a twenty-four year period. After his death in early 1827, an estimated 20,000 Austrian citizens attended his public funeral.
It's about 600 times the number of Living U.S. Presidents.
In other words, the count of Living U.S. Presidents is 0.002 times 3,000.(a.k.a. Presidents of the United States; a.k.a. Presidents of the United States of America; a.k.a. POTUS), (2016 figures) (including current)
As of this writing, there are five living United States Presidents — President Carter, President Clinton, President Obama, and the two Presidents Bush. At no point in U.S. history have their been more than six (6) living presidents, this circumstance having occurred three times.
It's about one-one-thousandth the number of ATMs in the World.
In other words, the count of ATMs in the World is 1,000 times 3,000.(2015 figures) (approximate)
There are approximately 3 million ATMs in the world, including sites in Antarctica, cruise ships, US Navy ships, and Tibet. ATM's typically hold between $20,000 and $100,000, depending on the size of the crowds where they're located.
It's about 2,000 times the number of Escalators in the State of Wyoming.
In other words, the count of Escalators in the State of Wyoming is 0.0005 times 3,000.(2013 figures)
There are only two escalators in the State of Wyoming (although there are apparently plenty of elevators). It is speculated that the lack of escalators is due to the older age of the buildings and the abundance of cheap land resulting in single-story structures. At the time the last count of escalators was made, the state had a population of just 576,000 people.