One trillion has 12 zeroes. This was the headline dollar figure which was agreed at the London G20 summit last week in an attempt to tackle the global economic crisis.
It’s kind of hard to wrap your mind around such an astronomical figure which the BBC has also picked up on. I tweeted a few things I’d either found or fathomed about this at the time but in case you missed them, or aren’t following me yet, I’ve gathered them together in one place.
- One trillion seconds equates to 31,546 years
- Here’s what a trillion dollars looks like
- Here’s what you buy with a trillion dollars