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It's about six-and-a-half times the number of Population of Vatican City.
In other words, 5,500 is 6.530 times the count of Population of Vatican City, and the count of Population of Vatican City is 0.1530 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 one-tenth the number of McDonald's Locations in the World.
In other words, 5,500 is 0.150 times the count of McDonald's Locations in the World, and the count of McDonald's Locations in the World is 6.70 times that amount.
(2015 figures) (approximate)
It's about one-tenth the number of Seats in Fenway Park.
In other words, 5,500 is 0.148360 times the count of Seats in Fenway Park, and the count of Seats in Fenway Park is 6.74040 times that amount.
(2013 figures; daytime capacity) (a.k.a. The Cathedral of Boston) (Boston, Massachusetts)
Fenway Park, the home of the Boston Red Sox baseball team, can accommodate 37,071 spectators when configured for daytime seating. Fenway Park holds the record for most consecutive sellout games, with a streak of 794 sellouts that ended in 2013. This figure is a dramatic turnaround from the attendance in 1965, which was at times as low as just 500 people.
It's about seven times the number of Kernels on an Ear of Corn.
In other words, the count of Kernels on an Ear of Corn is 0.10 times 5,500.
(Corn, a.k.a. Maize; Kernel a.k.a. Seed) (average) (for Dent Corn, a.k.a. field corn)
An average ear of dent corn, the kind grown to feed to animals and to make other foods, has an average of 800 kernels. Each acre of corn yields about 15,900 ears of corn.
It's about seven-and-a-half times the number of Inductees in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
In other words, 5,500 is 7.340 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 0.1360 times that amount.
(November, 2015 figures) (including individuals and groups)
It's about eight-and-a-half times the number of Members of Parliament (The U.K.).
In other words, the count of Members of Parliament (The U.K.) is 0.120 times 5,500.
(a.k.a. MPs) (2016 figures) (formally "Members of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland")
There are 650 Members of Parliament in the U.K. The Commons Chamber in the Palace of Westminster only has seating for 427 members, so those arriving late to House debates must stay standing.
It's about one-tenth the number of Seats in New Yankee Stadium.
In other words, 5,500 is 0.109370 times the count of Seats in New Yankee Stadium, and the count of Seats in New Yankee Stadium is 9.14330 times that amount.
(2014 figures for 2009 Stadium; seating figures only) (a.k.a. Yankee Stadium, a.k.a. The Stadium, a.k.a. The House that George Built) (South Bronx, New York City, New York)