How Much Is A Trillion?


A Trillion Dollars can buy all the stock in Microsoft, Wal-Mart, Coca-cola, Pepisco, Time Warner, Google and Apple Computer combined with 23 Billion Dollars left over!

A Trillion Dollars is a stack of 20 dollar bills 3,000 miles high!

If you had $1 trillion and you spent it at a rate of $1 per second, it would take you 31,709 years to go broke.

One trillion is 1,000,000,000,000 — 10 to the 12th power, or a thousand thousand thousand thousand. To put things in perspective, current estimates put the number of stars in the Milky Way as somewhere between 100 and 400 billion. The U.S. population is slightly over 303 million, and the world population is around 6.6 billion.

One trillion dollars would be enough to buy about a thousand boxes of Girl Scout cookies for every person in the United States. A trillion barrels of oil would (at current consumption levels) fuel the world for about 33 years. -Author David M. Schwartz, Science Friday; February 8, 2008

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CNN asks a Temple University mathematics professor how much $1 trillion actually is.

Our Gross National Debt is almost $11 trillion.

American workers now net almost 30 percent less in real wages than they did in 1973. After taxes, two paychecks in a family barely equal the purchasing power one had thirty years ago.

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