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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)
There are 27 member countries in the European Union, the latest member of which is Croatia. The EU is largely urban, with over twenty cities having a population of one million or more, and 75% of the population living in an urban area.
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-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)
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)
The continent of Africa includes 56 sovereign countries recognized by the United Nations as of 2020. It is the second-most populous continent in the world, with 1.3 billion inhabitants.List_of_sovereign_states_and_dependent_territories_in_Africa
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)
It's about one-fifth the number of Submarines in the US Navy
In other words, 16 is 0.220 times the count of Submarines in the US Navy, and the count of Submarines in the US Navy is 4.50 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Subs) (includes all types, all classes) (2015 figures)