It's about the number of Steps in the Sears Tower.
(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 the number of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide.
In other words, the count of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide is 1.001 times 2,109.(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 one-and-two-fifths times the number of Golf Courses in Florida.
In other words, 2,109 is 1.389 times the count of Golf Courses in Florida, and the count of Golf Courses in Florida is 0.7199 times that amount.(2016 figures) (public and private)
The US state of Florida includes 1,518 golf courses in its 170,000 sq. km area. The state is also the home of the headquarters of the Professional Golfers' Association (PGA) of America, which boasts a membership of 28,000 professional golfers.
It's about two-and-a-half times the number of Population of Vatican City.
In other words, the count of Population of Vatican City is 0.4 times 2,109.(a.k.a. Vatican City State, a.k.a. Stato della Città del Vaticano, a.k.a. Status Civitatis Vaticanae) (Rome, Italy) (2014 estimates; permanent residents only)
Vatican City, the seat of the Roman Catholic Church, is the smallest internationally recognized state in the world, with a population of just 842 people (according to a 2004 estimate). Each year, approximately 18 million tourists visit The City.
It's about two-fifths the number of Bishops in the Catholic Church.
In other words, 2,109 is 0.3941 times the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church, and the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church is 2.537 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 three times the number of Inductees in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
In other words, 2,109 is 2.82 times the count of Inductees in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and the count of Inductees in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is 0.355 times that amount.(November, 2015 figures) (including individuals and groups)
As of November, 2015, there were 749 individuals in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Artists and bands must have had at least 25 years of fame before being considered for induction in the Hall.
It's about three times the number of Kernels on an Ear of Corn.
In other words, the count of Kernels on an Ear of Corn is 0.3 times 2,109.(Corn, a.k.a. Maize; Kernel a.k.a. Seed) (average) (for Dent Corn, a.k.a. field corn)
An average ear of dent corn, the kind grown to feed to animals and to make other foods, has an average of 800 kernels. Each acre of corn yields about 15,900 ears of corn.