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It's about one-and-two-fifths times the number of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide.
In other words, 3,000 is 1.4210 times the count of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide, and the count of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide is 0.70370 times that amount.
(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 Steps in the Sears Tower.
In other words, 3,000 is 1.4220 times the count of Steps in the Sears Tower, and the count of Steps in the Sears Tower is 0.70320 times that amount.
(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 twice the number of Golf Courses in Florida.
In other words, 3,000 is 1.9760 times the count of Golf Courses in Florida, and the count of Golf Courses in Florida is 0.50610 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 three-and-a-half times the number of Population of Vatican City.
In other words, 3,000 is 3.560 times the count of Population of Vatican City, and the count of Population of Vatican City is 0.2810 times that amount.
(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)
It's about four times the number of Kernels on an Ear of Corn.
In other words, the count of Kernels on an Ear of Corn is 0.30 times 3,000.
(Corn, a.k.a. Maize; Kernel a.k.a. Seed) (average) (for Dent Corn, a.k.a. field corn)
It's about four times the number of Inductees in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
In other words, 3,000 is 4.01 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 0.2490 times that amount.
(November, 2015 figures) (including individuals and groups)
It's about four-and-a-half times the number of Members of Parliament (The U.K.).
In other words, the count of Members of Parliament (The U.K.) is 0.220 times 3,000.
(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.