It's about twenty times the number of Inductees in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
In other words, 16,000 is 21.4 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 0.0467 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 thirty times the number of Members of Parliament (The U.K.).
In other words, the count of Members of Parliament (The U.K.) is 0.04 times 16,000.(a.k.a. MPs) (2016 figures) (formally "Members of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland")
There are 650 Members of Parliament in the U.K. The Commons Chamber in the Palace of Westminster only has seating for 427 members, so those arriving late to House debates must stay standing.
It's about thirty times the number of Stores in the Mall of America.
In other words, the count of Stores in the Mall of America is 0.032 times 16,000.(a.k.a. MOA, a.k.a. MoA, a.k.a. Megamall) (Bloomington, Minnesota) (2015 figures) (approximate)
Minnesota's Mall of America is home to 520 stores and attractions, including a wedding chapel, aquarium, and amusement park. Each year, an estimated 42 million people visit The Mall.
It's about thirty times the number of Olympic Gold Medals Won by the Soviet Union.
In other words, 16,000 is 33.8 times the count of Olympic Gold Medals Won by the Soviet Union, and the count of Olympic Gold Medals Won by the Soviet Union is 0.0296 times that amount.(a.k.a. Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, a.k.a. USSR, a.k.a. Сою́з Сове́тских Социалисти́ческих Респу́блик, a.k.a. CCCP) (a.k.a. Olympic Games, a.k.a. Jeux olympiques) (Summer and Winter Games grand totals; excluding Russian Federation Medals) (1952 thru 1988 figures)
During its 19 appearances in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games, the Soviet Union was awarded 473 gold medals. The Union holds the as-yet-unbroken record for gold medals in gymnastics, with 72.
It's about one-thirty-fifth the number of Words in War and Peace.
In other words, 16,000 is 0.0272439 times the count of Words in War and Peace, and the count of Words in War and Peace is 36.7055 times that amount.(1869) (1968 Ann Dunnigan translation, New American Library)
First published in 1869, Leo Tolstoy\'s Tzarist Russian epic, War and Peace contains 587,287 words (in one of the popular English translations). The novel is the seventh-longest novel ever written in a Latin or Cyrillic alphabets.
It's about 45 times the number of Sesame Seeds on a Big Mac bun.