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It's about eight times the number of Escalators in the State of Wyoming
In other words, the count of Escalators in the State of Wyoming is 0.10 times 16.
(2013 figures)
It's about four times the number of Living U.S. Presidents
In other words, the count of Living U.S. Presidents is 0.30 times 16.
(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-and-four-fifths times the number of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven
In other words, 16 is 1.777777777780 times the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven, and the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven is 0.5624999999990 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Ludwig van Beethoven)
It's about one-and-one-tenth times the number of Living Kings and Queens
In other words, the count of Living Kings and Queens is 0.910 times 16.
(2015 figures) (distinct Monarchs)
It's about three-fifths the number of Countries in the European Union
In other words, 16 is 0.590 times the count of Countries in the European Union, and the count of Countries in the European Union is 1.70 times that amount.
(a.k.a. EU) (2016 figures)
It's about one-third 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 3 times 16.
(Carcharodon carcharias) (average; including developing rows)
A Great White Shark has 48 exposed teeth on their upper and lower jaws. Behind these exposed teeth are developing teeth — up to 300 in about 5 rows. The sharks will continuously lose and replace the exposed teeth throughout their lives.
It's about three-tenths the number of Countries in Africa
In other words, 16 is 0.290 times the count of Countries in Africa, and the count of Countries in Africa is 3.40 times that amount.
(2016 figures) (sovereign states recognized by the UN only)