We never cease to be amazed at some of the numbers out there in our every day world. We so often take things for granted or are outright oblivious to the size of our world until things are brought into perspective when we hear about a number.

To that end, this website was created to shine a light on these numbers.

Current # of Records: 93

Please feel free to browse, edit and contribute. Please promise to be as accurate as possible.
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3 Number of commercial jet airline planes retired & shredded every day.
(Source: YouTube video : Dated: Aug 2019)

38,000 Number of gun related deaths in US in 2016
(Source: in 2018 : Dated: Oct 2018)

14,000 Number of foreclosed 'Zombie' houses in the US in 2018, down from 300,000 in 2013,
(Source: Huffington Post : Dated: Jun 2018)

3,200 Number of people killed in home fires each year in the USA.
(Source: Heard it on TV : Dated: May 2018)

910 Metric tons on cocaine illegally smuggled into the US from Columbian drug cartels in 2016.
(Source: Popular Mechanics Magazine, May 2018 : Dated: May 2018)

400 Average number of pens the typical American home has somewhere in the house
(Source: pure guess. Please update if you have good number. : Dated: Apr 2018)

31 Number of megacities (10 million + population) in the world. Going to 41 by 2030
(Source: National Geographic - Bloomberg article. Feb 2018 : Dated: Feb 2018)

15,000 Number of people killed every year on India's train tracks. 6000 on Mumbai's tracks alone. Collisions, derailing; falling off trains, walking on tracks, etc.
(Source: The Telegraph : Dated: Feb 2012)

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