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It's about ten times the number of Benches in Central Park.
In other words, the count of Benches in Central Park is 0.10 times 99,000.
(Manhattan, New York City, New York)
It's about ten-and-a-half times the number of Written Characters in the Chinese Language.
In other words, 99,000 is 10.580 times the count of Written Characters in the Chinese Language, and the count of Written Characters in the Chinese Language is 0.09452 times that amount.
(zhōngwén, 中文) (Hànzì, 汉字/漢字; Shuowen Jiezi count; distinct characters)
It's about twelve times the number of Blue Whales in the World.
In other words, the count of Blue Whales in the World is 0.083 times 99,000.
(Balaenoptera musculus) (2002 estimates)
It's about eighteen-and-a-half times the number of Bishops in the Catholic Church.
In other words, the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church is 0.05405 times 99,000.
(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-thirty-fifth the number of ATMs in the World.
In other words, the count of ATMs in the World is 30 times 99,000.
(2015 figures) (approximate)
It's about 45 times the number of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide.
In other words, 99,000 is 46.90 times the count of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide, and the count of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide is 0.02132 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 45 times the number of Steps in the Sears Tower.
In other words, 99,000 is 46.940 times the count of Steps in the Sears Tower, and the count of Steps in the Sears Tower is 0.0213 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Willis Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (steps per stairwell)