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It's about one-tenth the number of Population of Vatican City
In other words, 118 is 0.140 times the count of Population of Vatican City, and the count of Population of Vatican City is 7.140 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)
Vatican City, the seat of the Roman Catholic Church, is the smallest internationally recognized state in the world, with a population of just 842 people (according to a 2004 estimate). Each year, approximately 18 million tourists visit The City.
It's about eight times the number of Living Kings and Queens
In other words, 118 is 7.90 times the count of Living Kings and Queens, and the count of Living Kings and Queens is 0.130 times that amount.
(2015 figures) (distinct Monarchs)
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 118.
(Corn, a.k.a. Maize; Kernel a.k.a. Seed) (average) (for Dent Corn, a.k.a. field corn)
An average ear of dent corn, the kind grown to feed to animals and to make other foods, has an average of 800 kernels. Each acre of corn yields about 15,900 ears of corn.
It's about one-fifteenth the number of Golf Courses in Florida
In other words, 118 is 0.07773 times the count of Golf Courses in Florida, and the count of Golf Courses in Florida is 12.870 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 thirteen times the number of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven
In other words, 118 is 13.11111111110 times the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven, and the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven is 0.0762711864407 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 one-twentieth the number of Steps in the Sears Tower
In other words, 118 is 0.05595 times the count of Steps in the Sears Tower, and the count of Steps in the Sears Tower is 17.870 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Willis Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (steps per stairwell)
It's about one-twentieth the number of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide
In other words, 118 is 0.0559 times the count of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide, and the count of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide is 17.890 times that amount.
(2013 figures) (regional and local, plus national figures; paid only)