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It's about one-and-one-tenth times the number of Bishops in the Catholic Church.
In other words, 6,000 is 1.121 times the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church, and the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church is 0.8921 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 seven-tenths the number of Blue Whales in the World.
In other words, 6,000 is 0.71 times the count of Blue Whales in the World, and the count of Blue Whales in the World is 1.4 times that amount.
(Balaenoptera musculus) (2002 estimates)
It's about seven-tenths the number of Benches in Central Park.
In other words, the count of Benches in Central Park is 1 times 6,000.
(Manhattan, New York City, New York)
It's about two-thirds the number of Written Characters in the Chinese Language.
In other words, 6,000 is 0.6415 times the count of Written Characters in the Chinese Language, and the count of Written Characters in the Chinese Language is 1.559 times that amount.
(zhōngwén, 中文) (Hànzì, 汉字/漢字; Shuowen Jiezi count; distinct characters)
It's about three times the number of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide.
In other words, 6,000 is 2.842 times the count of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide, and the count of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide is 0.3519 times that amount.
(2013 figures) (regional and local, plus national figures; paid only)
It's about three times the number of Steps in the Sears Tower.
In other words, 6,000 is 2.845 times the count of Steps in the Sears Tower, and the count of Steps in the Sears Tower is 0.3515 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Willis Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (steps per stairwell)
It's about four times the number of Golf Courses in Florida.
In other words, 6,000 is 3.953 times the count of Golf Courses in Florida, and the count of Golf Courses in Florida is 0.253 times that amount.
(2016 figures) (public and private)