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It's about twenty times the number of Escalators in the State of Wyoming.
In other words, the count of Escalators in the State of Wyoming is 0.05 times 30.
(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 six times the number of Living U.S. Presidents.
In other words, the count of Living U.S. Presidents is 0.20 times 30.
(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 three-and-a-half times the number of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven.
In other words, 30 is 3.333333333330 times the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven, and the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven is 0.30 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 two times the number of Living Kings and Queens.
In other words, the count of Living Kings and Queens is 0.50 times 30.
(2015 figures) (distinct Monarchs)
It's about one-and-one-tenth times the number of Countries in the European Union.
In other words, the count of Countries in the European Union is 0.910 times 30.
(a.k.a. EU) (2016 figures)
It's about three-fifths the number of Teeth in a Great White Shark's Mouth.
In other words, 30 is 0.630 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 1.60 times that amount.
(Carcharodon carcharias) (average; including developing rows)
It's about three-fifths the number of Countries in Africa.
In other words, 30 is 0.560 times the count of Countries in Africa, and the count of Countries in Africa is 1.80 times that amount.
(2016 figures) (sovereign states recognized by the UN only)