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It's about thirty times the number of Escalators in the State of Wyoming.
In other words, the count of Escalators in the State of Wyoming is 0.03 times 68.
(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 ten times the number of Living U.S. Presidents.
In other words, the count of Living U.S. Presidents is 0.10 times 68.
(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 seven-and-a-half times the number of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven.
In other words, 68 is 7.555555555560 times the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven, and the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven is 0.1323529411760 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 four-and-a-half times the number of Living Kings and Queens.
In other words, the count of Living Kings and Queens is 0.220 times 68.
(2015 figures) (distinct Monarchs)
It's about two-and-a-half times the number of Countries in the European Union.
In other words, the count of Countries in the European Union is 0.420 times 68.
(a.k.a. EU) (2016 figures)
It's about one-and-two-fifths 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 0.710 times 68.
(Carcharodon carcharias) (average; including developing rows)
It's about one-and-three-tenths times the number of Countries in Africa.
In other words, the count of Countries in Africa is 0.770 times 68.
(2016 figures) (sovereign states recognized by the UN only)