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It's about 0.00000002 times the number of Emails Sent per Day.
In other words, 5,500 is 0.0000000187 times the count of Emails Sent per Day, and the count of Emails Sent per Day is 53,500,000 times that amount.
(2010 figures) (estimated averages)
Each day, human computer users and automated programs send about 294 billion emails. Of those, an estimated 214 billion emails are spam advertisements for pharmaceuticals or drugs.
It's about 0.0000003 times the number of Chickens in the World.
In other words, 5,500 is 0.00000029 times the count of Chickens in the World, and the count of Chickens in the World is 3,400,000 times that amount.
(a.k.a. fowl) (Gallus gallus domesticus) (2011 figures) (average population)
It's about one-two-hundred-fifty-thousandth the number of Users on Facebook.
In other words, 5,500 is 0.00000382 times the count of Users on Facebook, and the count of Users on Facebook is 262,000 times that amount.
(March, 2015 figures) (monthly active users)
It's about one-thirty-five-thousandth 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 30,000 times 5,500.
(figures as of 2015)
It's about one-fifteen-thousandth the number of Copies of Wii Sports Sold.
In other words, 5,500 is 0.00006651 times the count of Copies of Wii Sports Sold, and the count of Copies of Wii Sports Sold is 15,040 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Wii スポーツ, a.k.a. Wi Supotsu) (2006 edition) (sales figures as of March 31, 2015)
Wii Sports, the version that was bundled with the original Wii console, has sold 82.69 million units as of March, 2015.
It's about one-ten-thousandth the number of Copies of Michael Jackson's Thriller Sold (2011).
In other words, the count of Copies of Michael Jackson's Thriller Sold (2011) is 12,000 times 5,500.
(sales figures as of 1990) (1982 release)
It's about one-seven-thousandth the number of people in The State of California.
In other words, 5,500 is 0.0001435 times the count of people in The State of California, and the count of people in The State of California is 6,969 times that amount.
(2014 figures) (Department of Finance estimate)