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It's about one-tenth the number of Inductees in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
In other words, 85 is 0.113 times the count of Inductees in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and the count of Inductees in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is 8.85 times that amount.
(November, 2015 figures) (including individuals and groups)
As of November, 2015, there were 749 individuals in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Artists and bands must have had at least 25 years of fame before being considered for induction in the Hall.
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 one-tenth the number of Population of Vatican City.
In other words, 85 is 0.101 times the count of Population of Vatican City, and the count of Population of Vatican City is 9.9 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Vatican City State, a.k.a. Stato della Città del Vaticano, a.k.a. Status Civitatis Vaticanae) (Rome, Italy) (2014 estimates; permanent residents only)
It's about one-tenth the number of Kernels on an Ear of Corn.
In other words, the count of Kernels on an Ear of Corn is 10 times 85.
(Corn, a.k.a. Maize; Kernel a.k.a. Seed) (average) (for Dent Corn, a.k.a. field corn)
It's about one-twentieth the number of Golf Courses in Florida.
In other words, 85 is 0.05599 times the count of Golf Courses in Florida, and the count of Golf Courses in Florida is 17.86 times that amount.
(2016 figures) (public and private)
The US state of Florida includes 1,518 golf courses in its 170,000 sq. km area. The state is also the home of the headquarters of the Professional Golfers' Association (PGA) of America, which boasts a membership of 28,000 professional golfers.
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)
It's about one-twenty-fifth the number of Steps in the Sears Tower.
In other words, the count of Steps in the Sears Tower is 24.81 times 85.
(a.k.a. Willis Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (steps per stairwell)