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It's about six times the number of Blue Whales in the World.
In other words, 50,000 is 5.9 times the count of Blue Whales in the World, and the count of Blue Whales in the World is 0.17 times that amount.
(Balaenoptera musculus) (2002 estimates)
It's about six times the number of Benches in Central Park.
In other words, the count of Benches in Central Park is 0.2 times 50,000.
(Manhattan, New York City, New York)
It's about nine-and-a-half times the number of Bishops in the Catholic Church.
In other words, 50,000 is 9.342 times the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church, and the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church is 0.107 times that amount.
(2015 figures; total Latin and Eastern Church figures; including Pope)
It's about one-tenth the number of Words in War and Peace.
In other words, 50,000 is 0.0851372 times the count of Words in War and Peace, and the count of Words in War and Peace is 11.7457 times that amount.
(1869) (1968 Ann Dunnigan translation, New American Library)
It's about twenty times the number of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide.
In other words, 50,000 is 23.69 times the count of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide, and the count of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide is 0.04221 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 twenty times the number of Steps in the Sears Tower.
In other words, 50,000 is 23.71 times the count of Steps in the Sears Tower, and the count of Steps in the Sears Tower is 0.04218 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 thirty times the number of Golf Courses in Florida.
In other words, 50,000 is 32.94 times the count of Golf Courses in Florida, and the count of Golf Courses in Florida is 0.03036 times that amount.
(2016 figures) (public and private)