It's about 100 times the number of Teeth in a Great White Shark's Mouth.
In other words, 5,900 is 120 times the count of Teeth in a Great White Shark's Mouth, and the count of Teeth in a Great White Shark's Mouth is 0.0083 times that amount.(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 200 times the number of Countries in the European Union.
In other words, 5,900 is 210 times the count of Countries in the European Union, and the count of Countries in the European Union is 0.0048 times that amount.(a.k.a. EU) (2016 figures)
There are 28 member countries in the European Union, the latest member of which is Croatia. The EU is largely urban, with sixteen cities having a population of one million or more, and 75% of the population living in an urban area.
It's about 400 times the number of Living Kings and Queens.
In other words, 5,900 is 390 times the count of Living Kings and Queens, and the count of Living Kings and Queens is 0.0026 times that amount.(2015 figures) (distinct Monarchs)
As of 2015, the world has fifteen Kings and Queens reigning over 45 countries. Of all these, Queen Elizabeth the II is the only reigning Queen; she has monarchical authority over the sixteen of the Commonwealth nations.
It's about one-five-hundredth the number of ATMs in the World.
In other words, the count of ATMs in the World is 500 times 5,900.(2015 figures) (approximate)
There are approximately 3 million ATMs in the world, including sites in Antarctica, cruise ships, US Navy ships, and Tibet. ATM's typically hold between $20,000 and $100,000, depending on the size of the crowds where they're located.
It's about 650 times the number of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven.
In other words, 5,900 is 655.5555555560 times the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven, and the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven is 0.00152542372881 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 1,000 times the number of Living U.S. Presidents.
In other words, the count of Living U.S. Presidents is 0.001 times 5,900.(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 3,000 times the number of Escalators in the State of Wyoming.
In other words, the count of Escalators in the State of Wyoming is 0.0003 times 5,900.(2013 figures)
There are only two escalators in the State of Wyoming (although there are apparently plenty of elevators). It is speculated that the lack of escalators is due to the older age of the buildings and the abundance of cheap land resulting in single-story structures. At the time the last count of escalators was made, the state had a population of just 576,000 people.