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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 85.
(2013 figures)
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 85.
(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)
As of this writing, there are five living United States Presidents — President Carter, President Clinton, President Obama, and the two Presidents Bush. At no point in U.S. history have their been more than six (6) living presidents, this circumstance having occurred three times.
It's about nine-and-a-half times the number of Symohonies Composed by Beethoven.
In other words, 85 is 9.44444444444 times the count of Symohonies Composed by Beethoven, and the count of Symohonies Composed by Beethoven is 0.105882352941 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 85.
(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 85.
(a.k.a. EU) (2016 figures)
It's about one-and-four-fifths 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 0.56 times 85.
(Carcharodon carcharias) (average; including developing rows)
It's about one-and-three-fifths times the number of Countries in Africa.
In other words, the count of Countries in Africa is 0.63 times 85.
(2016 figures) (sovereign states recognized by the UN only)