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It's about one-third the number of Emails Sent per Day.
In other words, the count of Emails Sent per Day is 2.94 times 100,000,000,000.
(2010 figures) (estimated averages)
Each day, human computer users and automated programs send about 294 billion emails. Of those, an estimated 214 billion emails are spam advertisements for pharmaceuticals or drugs.
It's about five-and-a-half times the number of Chickens in the World.
In other words, the count of Chickens in the World is 0.19 times 100,000,000,000.
(a.k.a. fowl) (Gallus gallus domesticus) (2011 figures) (average population)
The most numerous domesticated animals in the world, the estimated average population of chickens worldwide is 19 billion animals. Of these, about 6.4 billion birds produce the world's supply of chicken eggs.
It's about 70 times the number of Users on Facebook.
In other words, 100,000,000,000 is 69.4 times the count of Users on Facebook, and the count of Users on Facebook is 0.0144 times that amount.
(March, 2015 figures) (monthly active users)
Facebook had 1.44 billion active users for the month ending March, 2015. In August, 2014, Facebook began a process of removing 87 million accounts that it had found to be fake.
It's about 500 times the number of Copies of Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities Sold.
In other words, the count of Copies of Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities Sold is 0.002 times 100,000,000,000.
(figures as of 2015)
First published in 1859, Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two CIties is the best-selling novel of all time, for which complete sales figures are available, having sold an estimates 200 million copies. The novel itself contains 135,420 words.
It's about 1,000 times the number of Copies of Wii Sports Sold.
In other words, 100,000,000,000 is 1,209 times the count of Copies of Wii Sports Sold, and the count of Copies of Wii Sports Sold is 0.0008271 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Wii スポーツ, a.k.a. Wi Supotsu) (2006 edition) (sales figures as of March 31, 2015)
Wii Sports, the version that was bundled with the original Wii console, has sold 82.69 million units as of March, 2015.
It's about 1,500 times the number of Copies of Michael Jackson's Thriller Sold (2011).
In other words, the count of Copies of Michael Jackson's Thriller Sold (2011) is 0.00067 times 100,000,000,000.
(sales figures as of 2011) (1982 release)
Michael Jackson's Thriller, the best-selling album of all time, has sold 65 million copies since its release. Following its release in 1982, the album — which contains hits like "Thriller," "Beat It," and "Billie Jean" — won eight (8) Grammy Awards in 1984.
It's about 2,500 times the number of people in The State of California.
In other words, 100,000,000,000 is 2,608 times the count of people in The State of California, and the count of people in The State of California is 0.0003834 times that amount.
(2014 figures) (Department of Finance estimate)
California, the most populous state in the United States, is home to 38,340,000 people (larger than the population of the entire country of Canada, with 35,540,419 people). Over ten percent of the population — 3,904,657 people — reside in the city of Los Angeles.