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It's about one-tenth the number of Inductees in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
In other words, 88 is 0.1170 times the count of Inductees in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and the count of Inductees in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is 8.550 times that amount.
(November, 2015 figures) (including individuals and groups)
As of November, 2015, there were 749 individuals in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Artists and bands must have had at least 25 years of fame before being considered for induction in the Hall.
It's about one-tenth the number of Population of Vatican City.
In other words, 88 is 0.1050 times the count of Population of Vatican City, and the count of Population of Vatican City is 9.520 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)
It's about ten times the number of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven.
In other words, 88 is 9.777777777780 times the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven, and the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven is 0.1022727272730 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-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 88.
(Corn, a.k.a. Maize; Kernel a.k.a. Seed) (average) (for Dent Corn, a.k.a. field corn)
It's about one-fifteenth the number of Golf Courses in Florida.
In other words, 88 is 0.05797 times the count of Golf Courses in Florida, and the count of Golf Courses in Florida is 17.250 times that amount.
(2016 figures) (public and private)
It's about twenty times the number of Living U.S. Presidents.
In other words, the count of Living U.S. Presidents is 0.05 times 88.
(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-twenty-fifth the number of Steps in the Sears Tower.
In other words, 88 is 0.04173 times the count of Steps in the Sears Tower, and the count of Steps in the Sears Tower is 23.960 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Willis Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (steps per stairwell)