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 It's about eight times the number of Benches in Central Park. In other words, the count of Benches in Central Park is 0.1 times 75,000. (Manhattan, New York City, New York) It's about eight times the number of Written Characters in the Chinese Language. In other words, 75,000 is 8.019 times the count of Written Characters in the Chinese Language, and the count of Written Characters in the Chinese Language is 0.1247 times that amount. (zhōngwén, 中文) (Hànzì, 汉字/漢字; Shuowen Jiezi count; distinct characters) According to the Han Dynasty dictionary, Shuowen Jiezi (說文解字), there are 9,353 distinct Han characters used to depict the Chinese language. Fluency in written Chinese requires mastery of 4,000 - 5,000 of these characters. It's about nine times the number of Blue Whales in the World. In other words, 75,000 is 8.8 times the count of Blue Whales in the World, and the count of Blue Whales in the World is 0.11 times that amount. (Balaenoptera musculus) (2002 estimates) The worldwide population of blue whales (as of 2002) is estimated to be between 5,000 and 12,000. An estimated 378,200 blue whales were killed during the height of whaling in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centures It's about fourteen times the number of Bishops in the Catholic Church. In other words, 75,000 is 14.01 times the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church, and the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church is 0.07138 times that amount. (2015 figures; total Latin and Eastern Church figures; including Pope) It's about one-thirty-fifth the number of ATMs in the World. In other words, the count of ATMs in the World is 30 times 75,000. (2015 figures) (approximate) It's about forty times the number of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide. In other words, 75,000 is 35.53 times the count of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide, and the count of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide is 0.02815 times that amount. (2013 figures) (regional and local, plus national figures; paid only) It's about forty times the number of Steps in the Sears Tower. In other words, 75,000 is 35.56 times the count of Steps in the Sears Tower, and the count of Steps in the Sears Tower is 0.02812 times that amount. (a.k.a. Willis Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (steps per stairwell)