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It's about the number of Living U.S. Presidents
(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 two times the number of Escalators in the State of Wyoming
In other words, the count of Escalators in the State of Wyoming is 0.50 times 4.
(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 two-fifths the number of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven
In other words, 4 is 0.4444444444440 times the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven, and the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven is 2.250 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Ludwig van Beethoven)
It's about one-fourth the number of Living Kings and Queens
In other words, 4 is 0.270 times the count of Living Kings and Queens, and the count of Living Kings and Queens is 3.70 times that amount.
(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 one-tenth the number of Countries in the European Union
In other words, 4 is 0.150 times the count of Countries in the European Union, and the count of Countries in the European Union is 6.70 times that amount.
(a.k.a. EU) (2016 figures)
It's about one-tenth 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 12 times 4.
(Carcharodon carcharias) (average; including developing rows)
It's about one-fifteenth the number of Countries in Africa
In other words, the count of Countries in Africa is 14 times 4.
(2016 figures) (sovereign states recognized by the UN only)