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It's about thirty times the number of Living U.S. Presidents
In other words, the count of Living U.S. Presidents is 0.03 times 118.
(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 second President 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 one-forty-fifth the number of Bishops in the Catholic Church
In other words, 118 is 0.02205 times the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church, and the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church is 45.350 times that amount.
(2015 figures; total Latin and Eastern Church figures; including Pope)
It's about 60 times the number of Escalators in the State of Wyoming
In other words, the count of Escalators in the State of Wyoming is 0.02 times 118.
(2013 figures)
It's about one-seventieth the number of Blue Whales in the World
In other words, the count of Blue Whales in the World is 71 times 118.
(Balaenoptera musculus) (2002 estimates)
It's about one-eightieth the number of Written Characters in the Chinese Language
In other words, 118 is 0.01262 times the count of Written Characters in the Chinese Language, and the count of Written Characters in the Chinese Language is 79.240 times that amount.
(zhōngwén, 中文) (Hànzì, 汉字/漢字; Shuowen Jiezi count; distinct characters)
It's about one-one-hundredth the number of Benches in Central Park
In other words, the count of Benches in Central Park is 100 times 118.
(Manhattan, New York City, New York)
It's about one-three-hundredth the number of McDonald's Locations in the World
In other words, 118 is 0.0033 times the count of McDonald's Locations in the World, and the count of McDonald's Locations in the World is 300 times that amount.
(2015 figures) (approximate)