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It's about six times the number of Benches in Central Park.
In other words, the count of Benches in Central Park is 0.20 times 52,000.
(Manhattan, New York City, New York)
Central Park — the 843-acre park located in the heart of New York City — contains about 9,000 park benches. The park is one of the most famous in the world and entertains over 35 million visitors each year.
It's about six times the number of Blue Whales in the World.
In other words, 52,000 is 6.10 times the count of Blue Whales in the World, and the count of Blue Whales in the World is 0.160 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 nine-and-a-half times the number of Bishops in the Catholic Church.
In other words, 52,000 is 9.7160 times the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church, and the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church is 0.10290 times that amount.
(2015 figures; total Latin and Eastern Church figures; including Pope)
As of 2015, there are 5,352 bishops in the Catholic Church. These bishops supervise a total of 3,127 dioceses, archdioceses, and other administrative regions.
It's about one-tenth the number of Words in War and Peace.
In other words, 52,000 is 0.0885427 times the count of Words in War and Peace, and the count of Words in War and Peace is 11.2940 times that amount.
(1869) (1968 Ann Dunnigan translation, New American Library)
It's about twenty times the number of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide.
In other words, 52,000 is 24.630 times the count of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide, and the count of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide is 0.0406 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 twenty times the number of Steps in the Sears Tower.
In other words, 52,000 is 24.660 times the count of Steps in the Sears Tower, and the count of Steps in the Sears Tower is 0.04055 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Willis Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (steps per stairwell)
It's about thirty times the number of Golf Courses in Florida.
In other words, 52,000 is 34.260 times the count of Golf Courses in Florida, and the count of Golf Courses in Florida is 0.02919 times that amount.
(2016 figures) (public and private)