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It's about 500 times the number of Escalators in the State of Wyoming.
In other words, the count of Escalators in the State of Wyoming is 0.002 times 1,000.
(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.
It's about 200 times the number of Living U.S. Presidents.
In other words, the count of Living U.S. Presidents is 0.005 times 1,000.
(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 100 times the number of Symohonies Composed by Beethoven.
In other words, 1,000 is 111.111111111 times the count of Symohonies Composed by Beethoven, and the count of Symohonies Composed by Beethoven is 0.00900000000001 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Ludwig van Beethoven)
It's about 65 times the number of Living Kings and Queens.
In other words, the count of Living Kings and Queens is 0.015 times 1,000.
(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 forty times the number of Countries in the European Union.
In other words, the count of Countries in the European Union is 0.028 times 1,000.
(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 twenty times 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 0.048 times 1,000.
(Carcharodon carcharias) (average; including developing rows)
It's about nineteen times the number of Countries in Africa.
In other words, the count of Countries in Africa is 0.053 times 1,000.
(2016 figures) (sovereign states recognized by the UN only)