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How big is 1.5 billion USD ?

  • Equivalent to 1.5 billion USD
  • More or less ...

  • Smaller than: Agricultural production in Togo (2018) (1.507 billion USD p/a) ...
  • Bigger than: Govt spending in Barbados (2020) (1.483 billion USD p/a) ...
  • Also close to: Cost of building the `Burj Khalifa` skyscraper in Dubai (2010) ($1.5billion) ...
  • Also close to: Construction cost of Wembley Stadium (London, UK) (2007) ($1.5billion) ...
  • Also close to: Construction cost of Yankee Stadium (NYC, USA) (2009) ($1.5billion) ...
  • And equivalent to ...

  • 1 /9,600 of the China GDP (14.33 trillion USD p/a) ...
  • 1 /7,500 of the value of all the gold ever mined ($11.3trillion) ...
  • 1 /1,890 of the UK GDP (2.828 trillion USD p/a) ...
  • 1 /47 of the Luxembourg GDP (71.1 billion USD p/a) ...
  • 1 /134 of the wealth of the wealthiest person ($201billion) ...
  • 1.52 times the largest-ever lottery win ($984million) ...
  • 3.33 times the highest price paid for a painting ($450million) ...
  • 4.11 times the cost of making Avengers: Age of Ultron movie ($365million) ...
  • 7,500 times the cost of a Lamborghini Huracan Convertible car ($200,000) ...
  • 13,160 times the cost of a Porsche Carrera 4S ($114,000) ...
  • 384,000 times the cost of a Red Sox season ticket ($3,910) ...
  • And, neatly, although approximately ...

  • is 1/500 of GDP in Turkey (2019) (760 billion USD p/a)...
  • is 1/400 of GDP in Poland (2019) (596 billion USD p/a)...
  • is 1/250 of GDP in Philippines (2019) (377 billion USD p/a)...
  • is 1/250 of GDP in Singapore (2019) (372 billion USD p/a)...
  • is 1/250 of Turnover of PetroChina (2015) ($368billion)...
  • is 1/100 of Turnover of General Electric (2015) ($148.6billion)...
  • is 1/50 of Turnover of Sony (2015) ($75.3billion)...
  • is 1/40 of GDP in Croatia (2019) (60.7 billion USD p/a)...
  • is 1/40 of GDP in Tanzania (2019) (60.6 billion USD p/a)...
  • is 1/10 of GDP in Albania (2019) (15.27 billion USD p/a)...
  • is 1/10 of GDP in Malta (2019) (14.99 billion USD p/a)...
  • is 1/10 of GDP in Mozambique (2019) (14.96 billion USD p/a)...
  • is 1/4 of GDP in Monaco (2015) (6.01 billion USD p/a)...
  • is 2/5 of Cost of building the `One World Trade Center` in New York City (2013) ($3.8billion)...
  • is 1/2 of GDP in Burundi (2019) (3.027 billion USD p/a)...
  • is about as big as GDP in Antigua and Barbuda (2017) (1.524 billion USD p/a)...
  • is about as big as Cost of building the `Burj Khalifa` skyscraper in Dubai (2010) ($1.5billion)...
  • is about as big as Construction cost of Wembley Stadium (London, UK) (2007) ($1.5billion)...
  • is about as big as Construction cost of Yankee Stadium (NYC, USA) (2009) ($1.5billion)...
  • is 20 x Price of an Gulfstream G700 private jet (2024) ($75million)...
  • is 250 x Price at 2001 auction of Shakespeare's First Folio ($6.1million)...