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It's about 2,500 times the number of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven.
In other words, 24,000 is 2,666.666666670 times the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven, and the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven is 0.000375 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Ludwig van Beethoven)
Over the course of his life, Beethoven composed nine symphonies over the course of a twenty-four year period. After his death in early 1827, an estimated 20,000 Austrian citizens attended his public funeral.
It's about one-three-thousandth the number of Copies of Michael Jackson's Thriller Sold (2011).
In other words, 24,000 is 0.00036 times the count of Copies of Michael Jackson's Thriller Sold (2011), and the count of Copies of Michael Jackson's Thriller Sold (2011) is 2,800 times that amount.
(sales figures as of 1990) (1982 release)
It's about one-three-thousand-five-hundredth the number of Copies of Wii Sports Sold.
In other words, 24,000 is 0.0002902 times the count of Copies of Wii Sports Sold, and the count of Copies of Wii Sports Sold is 3,446 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)
It's about 5,000 times the number of Living U.S. Presidents.
In other words, the count of Living U.S. Presidents is 0.0002 times 24,000.
(a.k.a. Presidents of the United States; a.k.a. Presidents of the United States of America; a.k.a. POTUS), (2016 figures) (including current)
It's about one-ten-thousandth 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 10,000 times 24,000.
(figures as of 2015)
It's about 10,000 times the number of Escalators in the State of Wyoming.
In other words, the count of Escalators in the State of Wyoming is 0.0001 times 24,000.
(2013 figures)
There are only two escalators in the State of Wyoming (although there are apparently plenty of elevators). It is speculated that the lack of escalators is due to the older age of the buildings and the abundance of cheap land resulting in single-story structures. At the time the last count of escalators was made, the state had a population of just 576,000 people.
It's about one-sixty-thousandth the number of Users on Facebook.
In other words, 24,000 is 0.00001670 times the count of Users on Facebook, and the count of Users on Facebook is 59,900 times that amount.
(March, 2015 figures) (monthly active users)