Some figures from Apple Inc.’s first-quarter earnings report, put into context:
Apple’s net income for the last three months of 2011: $13.1 billion.
Net income for Intel, Microsoft, Google and Yahoo, combined: $13.0 billion.
Apple’s net income per full-time employee: $215,000
Apple’s sales in the last three months of 2011: $46.3 billion
Apple’s full-year sales in 2009: $42.9 billion
Number of iPhones sold in the last three months of 2011: 37 million
Number of iPhones sold in their first two years on the market (2007-2009): 21 million
iPads sold in the last three months: 15.4 million
Computers sold in the last three months by the world’s largest PC maker, Hewlett-Packard Co.: 15.1 million (estimate by IDC)
Apple’s calendar year 2011 sales, per person on Earth: $18