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It's about eight times the number of Escalators in the State of Wyoming.
In other words, the count of Escalators in the State of Wyoming is 0.10 times 15.
(2013 figures)
It's about three times the number of Living U.S. Presidents.
In other words, the count of Living U.S. Presidents is 0.30 times 15.
(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-and-two-thirds times the number of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven.
In other words, 15 is 1.666666666670 times the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven, and the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven is 0.5999999999990 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Ludwig van Beethoven)
It's about the number of Living Kings and Queens.
(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 half the number of Countries in the European Union.
In other words, 15 is 0.540 times the count of Countries in the European Union, and the count of Countries in the European Union is 1.90 times that amount.
(a.k.a. EU) (2016 figures)
It's about three-tenths the number of Teeth in a Great White Shark's Mouth.
In other words, 15 is 0.310 times the count of Teeth in a Great White Shark's Mouth, and the count of Teeth in a Great White Shark's Mouth is 3.20 times that amount.
(Carcharodon carcharias) (average; including developing rows)
It's about three-tenths the number of Countries in Africa.
In other words, 15 is 0.280 times the count of Countries in Africa, and the count of Countries in Africa is 3.60 times that amount.
(2016 figures) (sovereign states recognized by the UN only)