1,000,000,000 (one thousand million; 109), used by most English-speaking countries (American and usual modern British meaning)
1,000,000,000,000 (one million million; 1012), used by most other countries outside Asia (older British meaning).
The International System of Units offers ways to express such numbers in a more unambigous way. One thousand million (1,000,000,000) is the natural number following 999,999,999 and preceding 1,000,000,001. ... This list compares various sizes of positive numbers, including counts of things, dimensionless numbers and probabilities. ... Cover of brochure The International System of Units. ...
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