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The number of animals killed for meat every hour in the U.S. is 500,000.
Hackers cost the U.S. economy up to 500,000 jobs each year.
The world collectively spends 500,000 hours a day typing Captcha codes.
500,000 Italians visit an exorcist every year.
Spain was neutral in WW1 and WW2, but experienced a civil war (1936-1939) which killed over 500,000 people.
During the Gulf War, the British shipped 500,000 camouflage condoms to troops in Saudi Arabia to protect their guns from filling with sand.
The largest sea evacuation in the U.S. happened on 9/11. Almost 500,000 people got evacuated by boat in less than 9 hours.
Typhus killed 90% of Napoleon’s soldiers on Russia. Fleas and lice were sufficient to spread the disease and kill more than 500,000 men.
Between 1300 and 1650, up to 500,000 Europeans (mostly women) were executed for allegedly practicing witchcraft.
The population of Kabul, Afghanistan grew from 500,000 in 2001 to about 4 million in 2015 after the elimination of the Taliban regime.
North Korea donated $500,000 to Japan after the country was devastated by the 2011 earthquake.
Between 100,000 and 500,000 abortions per year continue to be performed in India solely because the fetus is female.
There are about 500,000 detectable earthquakes in the world each year. 100,000 of those can be felt, and 100 of them cause damage.
One million stray dogs and 500,000 stray cats live in New York City metropolitan area. There are about 100 million dogs and cats in the United States. Americans spend more than 5.5 billion on their pets each year. Every hour, 12,500 puppies are born in the US.