It's about the number of Population of Vatican City.
(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 the number of Kernels on an Ear of Corn.
(Corn, a.k.a. Maize; Kernel a.k.a. Seed) (average) (for Dent Corn, a.k.a. field corn)
It's about one-and-one-tenth times the number of Inductees in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
In other words, 842 is 1.12 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 0.893 times that amount.(November, 2015 figures) (including individuals and groups)
It's about one-and-three-tenths times the number of Members of Parliament (The U.K.).
In other words, the count of Members of Parliament (The U.K.) is 0.77 times 842.(a.k.a. MPs) (2016 figures) (formally "Members of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland")
It's about one-and-three-fifths times the number of Stores in the Mall of America.
In other words, the count of Stores in the Mall of America is 0.63 times 842.(a.k.a. MOA, a.k.a. MoA, a.k.a. Megamall) (Bloomington, Minnesota) (2015 figures) (approximate)
It's about one-and-four-fifths times the number of Olympic Gold Medals Won by the Soviet Union.
In other words, 842 is 1.78 times the count of Olympic Gold Medals Won by the Soviet Union, and the count of Olympic Gold Medals Won by the Soviet Union is 0.562 times that amount.(a.k.a. Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, a.k.a. USSR, a.k.a. Сою́з Сове́тских Социалисти́ческих Респу́блик, a.k.a. CCCP) (a.k.a. Olympic Games, a.k.a. Jeux olympiques) (Summer and Winter Games grand totals; excluding Russian Federation Medals) (1952 thru 1988 figures)
It's about three-fifths the number of Golf Courses in Florida.
In other words, 842 is 0.5547 times the count of Golf Courses in Florida, and the count of Golf Courses in Florida is 1.803 times that amount.(2016 figures) (public and private)