It's about the number of Kernels on an Ear of Corn
It's about one-and-one-fifth times the number of Population of Vatican City
In other words, 970 is 1.150 times the count of Population of Vatican City, and the count of Population of Vatican City is 0.870 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)
Vatican City, the seat of the Roman Catholic Church, is the smallest internationally recognized state in the world, with a population of just 842 people (according to a 2004 estimate). Each year, approximately 18 million tourists visit The City.
It's about one-and-three-tenths times the number of Inductees in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
In other words, the count of Inductees in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is 0.7690 times 970.(November, 2015 figures) (including individuals and groups)
It's about one-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 0.670 times 970.(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")
It's about two-thirds the number of Golf Courses in Florida
In other words, 970 is 0.6390 times the count of Golf Courses in Florida, and the count of Golf Courses in Florida is 1.5650 times that amount.(2016 figures) (public and private)
It's about one-and-nine-tenths times the number of Stores in the Mall of America
In other words, the count of Stores in the Mall of America is 0.530 times 970.(a.k.a. MOA, a.k.a. MoA, a.k.a. Megamall) (Bloomington, Minnesota) (2015 figures) (approximate)
Minnesota's Mall of America is home to 520 stores and attractions, including a wedding chapel, aquarium, and amusement park. Each year, an estimated 42 million people visit The Mall.
It's about two times the number of Olympic Gold Medals Won by the Soviet Union
In other words, 970 is 2.05 times the count of Olympic Gold Medals Won by the Soviet Union, and the count of Olympic Gold Medals Won by the Soviet Union is 0.4880 times that amount.(a.k.a. Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, a.k.a. USSR, a.k.a. Сою́з Сове́тских Социалисти́ческих Респу́блик, a.k.a. CCCP) (a.k.a. Olympic Games, a.k.a. Jeux olympiques) (Summer and Winter Games grand totals; excluding Russian Federation Medals) (1952 thru 1988 figures)