
It's about onetwothousandfivehundredth the number of Books in the Library of Congress (2013).
In other words, 8,700 is 0.00036876804 times the count of Books in the Library of Congress (2013), and the count of Books in the Library of Congress (2013) is 2,711.73170 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 4,000 times the number of Escalators in the State of Wyoming.
In other words, the count of Escalators in the State of Wyoming is 0.0003 times 8,700.
(2013 figures)
It's about onefourthousandfivehundredth the number of people in The State of California.
In other words, 8,700 is 0.0002269 times the count of people in The State of California, and the count of people in The State of California is 4,407 times that amount.
(2014 figures) (Department of Finance estimate)California, the most populous state in the United States, is home to 38,340,000 people (larger than the population of the entire country of Canada, with 35,540,419 people). Over ten percent of the population — 3,904,657 people — reside in the city of Los Angeles.
It's about oneseventhousandfivehundredth the number of Copies of Michael Jackson's Thriller Sold (2011).
In other words, the count of Copies of Michael Jackson's Thriller Sold (2011) is 7,700 times 8,700.
(sales figures as of 1990) (1982 release)
It's about oneninethousandfivehundredth the number of Copies of Wii Sports Sold.
In other words, 8,700 is 0.0001052 times the count of Copies of Wii Sports Sold, and the count of Copies of Wii Sports Sold is 9,506 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 onetwentyfivethousandth 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 30,000 times 8,700.
(figures as of 2015)
It's about oneonehundredfiftythousandth the number of Users on Facebook.
In other words, 8,700 is 0.000006040 times the count of Users on Facebook, and the count of Users on Facebook is 166,000 times that amount.
(March, 2015 figures) (monthly active users) 
