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It's about four-fifths the number of Bishops in the Catholic Church.
In other words, 4,500 is 0.8408 times the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church, and the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church is 1.189 times that amount.
(2015 figures; total Latin and Eastern Church figures; including Pope)
It's about half the number of Blue Whales in the World.
In other words, 4,500 is 0.53 times the count of Blue Whales in the World, and the count of Blue Whales in the World is 1.9 times that amount.
(Balaenoptera musculus) (2002 estimates)
It's about half the number of Benches in Central Park.
In other words, the count of Benches in Central Park is 2 times 4,500.
(Manhattan, New York City, New York)
It's about half the number of Written Characters in the Chinese Language.
In other words, 4,500 is 0.4811 times the count of Written Characters in the Chinese Language, and the count of Written Characters in the Chinese Language is 2.079 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 two times the number of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide.
In other words, 4,500 is 2.132 times the count of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide, and the count of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide is 0.469 times that amount.
(2013 figures) (regional and local, plus national figures; paid only)
It's about two times the number of Steps in the Sears Tower.
In other words, 4,500 is 2.134 times the count of Steps in the Sears Tower, and the count of Steps in the Sears Tower is 0.4686 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Willis Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (steps per stairwell)
It's about three times the number of Golf Courses in Florida.
In other words, 4,500 is 2.964 times the count of Golf Courses in Florida, and the count of Golf Courses in Florida is 0.3374 times that amount.
(2016 figures) (public and private)