Let me count the ways ...

How big is 33 thousand things ?

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

  • Smaller than: Population of San Marino (2017) (33,500) ...
  • Bigger than: Population of Monaco (2017) (30,640) ...
  • Close to/Same as: Population of British Virgin Islands (2017) (35,000) ...
  • Close to/Same as: Population of San Marino (2017) (33,500) ...
  • Close to/Same as: Number of seats in Wanderers Cricket Ground (SA) (34,000 seats) ...
  • Close to/Same as: Number of number of words in Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (30,640 words) ...
  • Close to/Same as: Number of seats in Lord's Cricket Ground (30,000 seats) ...
  • And equivalent to ...

  • One for every 760 books in the British Library (25m books) ...
  • One for every 9,900 people in the USA (327m) ...
  • One for every 1,990 people in the UK (65.6m) ...
  • One for every 1,760 Horses in the world (58 m individuals) ...
  • One for every 7 grains of sugar in a cup (220,000 grains) ...
  • One for every 4 strands on a head of hair (120,000 strands) ...
  • 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 powerplants) ...
  • 132 for every skyscraper in New York City (250 buildings) ...
  • And, neatly, although approximately ...

  • is 1/500 of Pop. of Delhi, India (16.79 m people)...
  • is 1/500 of Pop. of Ecuador (2017) (16.29m)...
  • is 1/500 of Pop. of Cambodia (2017) (16.2m)...
  • is 1/400 of Pop. of Tokyo, Japan (13.3 m people)...
  • is 1/400 of Pop. of South Sudan (2017) (13.03m)...
  • is 1/250 of Pop. of Israel (2017) (8.3m)...
  • is 1/250 of Pop. of Bangkok, Thailand (8.28 m people)...
  • is 1/250 of Pop. of Switzerland (2017) (8.24m)...
  • is 1/250 of Pop. of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (8.22 m people)...
  • is 1/250 of Pop. of Dongguan, China (8.22 m people)...
  • is 1/250 of Pop. of Chongqing, China (8.19 m people)...
  • is 1/250 of Pop. of Nanjing, China (8.19 m people)...
  • is 1/250 of Pop. of Tehran, Iran (8.15 m people)...
  • is 1/250 of Pop. of Shenyang, China (8.11 m people)...
  • is 1/200 of Pop. of Libya (2017) (6.65m)...
  • is 1/100 of Pop. of Uruguay (2017) (3.36m)...
  • is 1/100 of Pop. of Casablanca, Morocco (3.36 m people)...
  • is 1/100 of Pop. of Hefei, China (3.35 m people)...
  • is 1/100 of Pop. of Puerto Rico (2017) (3.35m)...
  • is 1/100 of Pop. of Pyongyang, North Korea (3.25 m people)...
  • is 1/40 of Number of active personnel in the Indian Armed Forces (1.325m personnel)...
  • is 1/40 of Number of active personnel in the US Armed Forces (1.301m personnel)...
  • is 1/20 of Estimated world population of Hooded Seal (662,000 individuals)...
  • is 1/20 of Pop. of Solomon Islands (2017) (648,000)...
  • is 1/10 of Pop. of Bahamas The (2017) (330,000)...
  • is 1/5 of Pop. of Guam (2017) (167,400)...
  • is 1/5 of Pop. of Saint Lucia (2017) (165,000)...
  • is 1/2 of Number of number of words in Robert Louis Stephenson's Treasure Island (67,000 words)...
  • is 1/2 of Pop. of Guernsey (2017) (66,500)...
  • is 1/2 of Number of seats in Eden Gardens Cricket Ground (India) (66,000 seats)...
  • is about as big as Pop. of San Marino (2017) (33,500)...
  • is 5 x Estimated population of African Wild Dogs (6,600 individuals)...
  • is 20 x Pop. of Niue (2017) (1,618)...
  • is 25 x Number of possible starting hands in Hold'em poker (1,326 hands)...
  • is 50 x Number of members of the UK Parliament (commons) (650 members)...
  • is 100 x Number of digits used in writing a googol in binary (333 digits)...
  • is 200 x Number of skyscrapers in Dubai (>150m tall) (168 buildings)...
  • is 200 x Number of aircraft carriers in the world (167 carriers)...
  • is 200 x Number of floors in the Burj Khalifa skyscraper (163 floors)...
  • is 250 x Number of airports in Cuba (133 airports)...
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