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It's about three-and-a-half times the number of Inductees in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
In other words, 2,500 is 3.34 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 0.299 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-tenths the number of Blue Whales in the World.
In other words, 2,500 is 0.29 times the count of Blue Whales in the World, and the count of Blue Whales in the World is 3.4 times that amount.
(Balaenoptera musculus) (2002 estimates)
The worldwide population of blue whales (as of 2002) is estimated to be between 5,000 and 12,000. An estimated 378,200 blue whales were killed during the height of whaling in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centures
It's about one-fourth the number of Written Characters in the Chinese Language.
In other words, 2,500 is 0.2673 times the count of Written Characters in the Chinese Language, and the count of Written Characters in the Chinese Language is 3.741 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 four times the number of Members of Parliament (The U.K.).
In other words, 2,500 is 3.8 times the count of Members of Parliament (The U.K.), and the count of Members of Parliament (The U.K.) is 0.26 times that amount.
(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 five times the number of Stores in the Mall of America.
In other words, 2,500 is 4.8 times the count of Stores in the Mall of America, and the count of Stores in the Mall of America is 0.21 times that amount.
(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 five-and-a-half times the number of Olympic Gold Medals Won by the Soviet Union.
In other words, 2,500 is 5.29 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 0.189 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 seven times the number of Sesame Seeds on a Big Mac bun.
In other words, 2,500 is 7.1 times the count of Sesame Seeds on a Big Mac bun, and the count of Sesame Seeds on a Big Mac bun is 0.14 times that amount.
(McDonald's sandwich; approximate figures)
Each McDonald's Big Mac crown bun contains about 350 sesame seeds. McDonald's serves about 1.57 million Big Macs to its customers each day.