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It's about 40 times the number of Escalators in the State of Wyoming.
In other words, the count of Escalators in the State of Wyoming is 0.03 times 83.
(2013 figures)
There are only two escalators in the State of Wyoming (although there are apparently plenty of elevators). It is speculated that the lack of escalators is due to the older age of the buildings and the abundance of cheap land resulting in single-story structures. At the time the last count of escalators was made, the state had a population of just 576,000 people.
It's about twenty times the number of Living U.S. Presidents.
In other words, the count of Living U.S. Presidents is 0.05 times 83.
(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 nine times the number of Symohonies Composed by Beethoven.
In other words, 83 is 9.22222222222 times the count of Symohonies Composed by Beethoven, and the count of Symohonies Composed by Beethoven is 0.10843373494 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Ludwig van Beethoven)
It's about five-and-a-half times the number of Living Kings and Queens.
In other words, the count of Living Kings and Queens is 0.18 times 83.
(2015 figures) (distinct Monarchs)
It's about three times the number of Countries in the European Union.
In other words, the count of Countries in the European Union is 0.33 times 83.
(a.k.a. EU) (2016 figures)
There are 28 member countries in the European Union, the latest member of which is Croatia. The EU is largely urban, with sixteen cities having a population of one million or more, and 75% of the population living in an urban area.
It's about one-and-seven-tenths 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 0.59 times 83.
(Carcharodon carcharias) (average; including developing rows)
It's about one-and-a-half times the number of Countries in Africa.
In other words, the count of Countries in Africa is 0.67 times 83.
(2016 figures) (sovereign states recognized by the UN only)
The continent of Africa includes 54 sovereign countries recognized by the United Nations as of 2016. It is the second-most populous continent in the world, with 1.1 billion inhabitants.