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It's about one-two-hundred-fiftieth the number of Steps in the Sears Tower.
In other words, 9 is 0.004267 times the count of Steps in the Sears Tower, and the count of Steps in the Sears Tower is 234.40 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Willis Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (steps per stairwell)
It's about one-two-hundred-fiftieth the number of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide.
In other words, 9 is 0.004263 times the count of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide, and the count of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide is 234.60 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-six-hundredth the number of Bishops in the Catholic Church.
In other words, 9 is 0.001682 times the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church, and the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church is 594.50 times that amount.
(2015 figures; total Latin and Eastern Church figures; including Pope)
It's about one-nine-hundredth the number of Blue Whales in the World.
In other words, 9 is 0.0011 times the count of Blue Whales in the World, and the count of Blue Whales in the World is 910 times that amount.
(Balaenoptera musculus) (2002 estimates)
It's about one-one-thousandth the number of Benches in Central Park.
In other words, the count of Benches in Central Park is 1,000 times 9.
(Manhattan, New York City, New York)
It's about one-one-thousandth the number of Written Characters in the Chinese Language.
In other words, 9 is 0.0009623 times the count of Written Characters in the Chinese Language, and the count of Written Characters in the Chinese Language is 1,039 times that amount.
(zhōngwén, 中文) (Hànzì, 汉字/漢字; Shuowen Jiezi count; distinct characters)
It's about one-four-thousandth the number of McDonald's Locations in the World.
In other words, 9 is 0.00025 times the count of McDonald's Locations in the World, and the count of McDonald's Locations in the World is 4,000 times that amount.
(2015 figures) (approximate)