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It's about one-and-two-fifths times the number of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide
In other words, 3,000 is 1.421 times the count of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide, and the count of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide is 0.7037 times that amount.
(2013 figures) (regional and local, plus national figures; paid only)
It's about one-and-two-fifths times the number of Steps in the Sears Tower
In other words, 3,000 is 1.422 times the count of Steps in the Sears Tower, and the count of Steps in the Sears Tower is 0.7032 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Willis Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (steps per stairwell)
It's about three-fifths the number of Bishops in the Catholic Church
In other words, 3,000 is 0.5605 times the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church, and the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church is 1.784 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 twice the number of Golf Courses in Florida
In other words, 3,000 is 1.976 times the count of Golf Courses in Florida, and the count of Golf Courses in Florida is 0.5061 times that amount.
(2016 figures) (public and private)
It's about one-third the number of Blue Whales in the World
In other words, 3,000 is 0.35 times the count of Blue Whales in the World, and the count of Blue Whales in the World is 2.9 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 one-third the number of Written Characters in the Chinese Language
In other words, 3,000 is 0.3208 times the count of Written Characters in the Chinese Language, and the count of Written Characters in the Chinese Language is 3.117 times that amount.
(zhōngwén, 中文) (Hànzì, 汉字/漢字; Shuowen Jiezi count; distinct characters)
It's about three-tenths the number of Benches in Central Park
In other words, 3,000 is 0.3 times the count of Benches in Central Park, and the count of Benches in Central Park is 3 times that amount.
(Manhattan, New York City, New York)