Not everything that counts can be counted

How big is 33 thousand things ?

  • Equivalent to 33,000
  • More or less ...

  • Smaller than: Population of San Marino (33,800) ...
  • Bigger than: Population of Monaco (30,730) ...
  • Close to/Same as: Population of British Virgin Islands (35,800) ...
  • Close to/Same as: Population of San Marino (33,800) ...
  • Close to/Same as: Number of seats in Wanderers Cricket Ground (SA) (34,000 ) ...
  • Close to/Same as: Number of number of words in Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (30,640 ) ...
  • Close to/Same as: Number of seats in Lord's Cricket Ground (30,000 ) ...
  • And equivalent to ...

  • One for every 760 books in the British Library (25million ) ...
  • One for every 10,000 people in the USA (329million) ...
  • One for every 1,970 people in the UK (65.1million) ...
  • One for every 1,760 Horses in the world (58 million individuals) ...
  • One for every 7 grains of sugar in a cup (220,000 ) ...
  • One for every 4 strands on a head of hair (120,000 ) ...
  • 0.70 for every Lion in the world (47,400 individuals) ...
  • 8.46 for every Tiger in the world (3,900 individuals) ...
  • 75 for every nuclear power plant in the world (438 ) ...
  • 132 for every skyscraper in New York City (250 ) ...
  • And, neatly, although approximately ...

  • is 1/500 of Pop. of Delhi, India (16.79 million people)...
  • is 1/500 of Pop. of Guatemala (16.58million)...
  • is 1/500 of Pop. of Ecuador (16.5million)...
  • is 1/500 of Pop. of Cambodia (16.45million)...
  • is 1/500 of Pop. of Zambia (16.45million)...
  • is 1/400 of Pop. of Tokyo, Japan (13.3 million people)...
  • is 1/250 of Pop. of Switzerland (8.29million)...
  • is 1/250 of Pop. of Bangkok, Thailand (8.28 million people)...
  • is 1/250 of Pop. of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (8.22 million people)...
  • is 1/250 of Pop. of Dongguan, China (8.22 million people)...
  • is 1/250 of Pop. of Chongqing, China (8.19 million people)...
  • is 1/250 of Pop. of Nanjing, China (8.19 million people)...
  • is 1/250 of Pop. of Togo (8.18million)...
  • is 1/250 of Pop. of Tehran, Iran (8.15 million people)...
  • is 1/250 of Pop. of Shenyang, China (8.11 million people)...
  • is 1/100 of Pop. of Casablanca, Morocco (3.36 million people)...
  • is 1/100 of Pop. of Hefei, China (3.35 million people)...
  • is 1/100 of Pop. of Puerto Rico (3.29million)...
  • is 1/100 of Pop. of Pyongyang, North Korea (3.25 million people)...
  • is 1/40 of Number of active personnel in the Indian Armed Forces (1.325million )...
  • is 1/40 of Pop. of Timor-Leste (1.322million)...
  • is 1/40 of Number of active personnel in the US Armed Forces (1.301million )...
  • is 1/25 of Pop. of Comoros (821,000)...
  • is 1/20 of Estimated world population of Hooded Seal (662,000 individuals)...
  • is 1/20 of Pop. of Solomon Islands (660,000)...
  • is 1/5 of Pop. of Guam (167,800)...
  • is 1/5 of Pop. of Saint Lucia (165,500)...
  • is 1/2 of Number of number of words in Robert Louis Stephenson's Treasure Island (67,000 )...
  • is 1/2 of Pop. of Guernsey (66,700)...
  • is 1/2 of Number of seats in Eden Gardens Cricket Ground (India) (66,000 )...
  • is 5 x Estimated population of African Wild Dogs (6,600 individuals)...
  • is 20 x Pop. of Niue (1,618)...
  • is 25 x Number of possible starting hands in Hold'em poker (1,326 )...
  • is 50 x Number of members of the UK Parliament (commons) (650 )...
  • is 100 x Number of digits used in writing a googol in binary (333 )...
  • is 200 x Number of skyscrapers in Dubai (>150m tall) (168 )...
  • is 200 x Number of aircraft carriers in the world (167 )...
  • is 200 x Number of floors in the Burj Khalifa skyscraper (163 )...
  • is 250 x Number of airports in Cuba (133 )...