It's about 550 times the number of Countries in Africa.
In other words, the count of Countries in Africa is 0.0018 times 30,000.(2016 figures) (sovereign states recognized by the UN only)
The continent of Africa includes 54 sovereign countries recognized by the United Nations as of 2016. It is the second-most populous continent in the world, with 1.1 billion inhabitants.
It's about one-six-hundredth the number of VIsitors to Walt Disney World Each Year.
In other words, 30,000 is 0.0016139 times the count of VIsitors to Walt Disney World Each Year, and the count of VIsitors to Walt Disney World Each Year is 619.620 times that amount.(a.k.a. Walk Disney World Resort, a.k.a. Walt Disney World, a.k.a. WDW) (Lake Buena Vista and Bay Lake, Florida) (2013 figures) (for The Magic Kingdom; approximate; annual attendance totals)
It's about 650 times the number of Teeth in a Great White Shark's Mouth.
In other words, the count of Teeth in a Great White Shark's Mouth is 0.0016 times 30,000.(Carcharodon carcharias) (average; including developing rows)
A Great White Shark has 48 exposed teeth on their upper and lower jaws. Behind these exposed teeth are developing teeth — up to 300 in about 5 rows. The sharks will continuously lose and replace the exposed teeth throughout their lives.
It's about one-eight-hundredth the number of Books in the Library of Congress (2013).
In other words, 30,000 is 0.0012716139 times the count of Books in the Library of Congress (2013), and the count of Books in the Library of Congress (2013) is 786.402220 times that amount.(2013 figures) (total of books only)
As of September, 2013, The Library of Congress had 23,592,066 books in its catalog and a total of 158,007,115 physical items.
It's about 1,000 times the number of Countries in the European Union.
In other words, 30,000 is 1,100 times the count of Countries in the European Union, and the count of Countries in the European Union is 0.00091 times that amount.(a.k.a. EU) (2016 figures)
There are 28 member countries in the European Union, the latest member of which is Croatia. The EU is largely urban, with sixteen cities having a population of one million or more, and 75% of the population living in an urban area.
It's about one-one-thousand-five-hundredth the number of people in The State of California.
In other words, 30,000 is 0.0007825 times the count of people in The State of California, and the count of people in The State of California is 1,278 times that amount.(2014 figures) (Department of Finance estimate)
It's about 2,000 times the number of Living Kings and Queens.
In other words, the count of Living Kings and Queens is 0.0005 times 30,000.(2015 figures) (distinct Monarchs)