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It's about 2,000 times the number of Countries in the European Union.
In other words, 50,000 is 1,800 times the count of Countries in the European Union, and the count of Countries in the European Union is 0.00056 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 3,500 times the number of Living Kings and Queens.
In other words, the count of Living Kings and Queens is 0.0003 times 50,000.
(2015 figures) (distinct Monarchs)
It's about one-three-thousand-five-hundredth the number of Copies of Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities Sold.
In other words, the count of Copies of Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities Sold is 3,000 times 50,000.
(figures as of 2015)
It's about 5,500 times the number of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven.
In other words, 50,000 is 5,555.555555560 times the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven, and the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven is 0.00018 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 10,000 times the number of Living U.S. Presidents.
In other words, the count of Living U.S. Presidents is 0.0001 times 50,000.
(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 one-thirty-thousandth the number of Users on Facebook.
In other words, 50,000 is 0.00003470 times the count of Users on Facebook, and the count of Users on Facebook is 28,800 times that amount.
(March, 2015 figures) (monthly active users)
Facebook had 1.44 billion active users for the month ending March, 2015. In August, 2014, Facebook began a process of removing 87 million accounts that it had found to be fake.
It's about 30,000 times the number of Escalators in the State of Wyoming.
In other words, the count of Escalators in the State of Wyoming is 0.0000300 times 50,000.
(2013 figures)