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It's about 40,000 times the number of Escalators in the State of Wyoming.
In other words, the count of Escalators in the State of Wyoming is 0.0000300 times 78,000.
(2013 figures)
It's about 20,000 times the number of Living U.S. Presidents.
In other words, the count of Living U.S. Presidents is 0.0000500 times 78,000.
(a.k.a. Presidents of the United States; a.k.a. Presidents of the United States of America; a.k.a. POTUS), (2016 figures) (including current)
It's about 8,500 times the number of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven.
In other words, 78,000 is 8,666.666666670 times the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven, and the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven is 0.000115384615385 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Ludwig van Beethoven)
Over the course of his life, Beethoven composed nine symphonies over the course of a twenty-four year period. After his death in early 1827, an estimated 20,000 Austrian citizens attended his public funeral.
It's about 5,000 times the number of Living Kings and Queens.
In other words, the count of Living Kings and Queens is 0.00019 times 78,000.
(2015 figures) (distinct Monarchs)
It's about 3,000 times the number of Countries in the European Union.
In other words, 78,000 is 2,800 times the count of Countries in the European Union, and the count of Countries in the European Union is 0.00036 times that amount.
(a.k.a. EU) (2016 figures)
It's about 1,500 times the number of Teeth in a Great White Shark's Mouth.
In other words, the count of Teeth in a Great White Shark's Mouth is 0.00063 times 78,000.
(Carcharodon carcharias) (average; including developing rows)
A Great White Shark has 48 exposed teeth on their upper and lower jaws. Behind these exposed teeth are developing teeth — up to 300 in about 5 rows. The sharks will continuously lose and replace the exposed teeth throughout their lives.
It's about 1,500 times the number of Countries in Africa.
In other words, the count of Countries in Africa is 0.00071 times 78,000.
(2016 figures) (sovereign states recognized by the UN only)