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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 52.
(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 52.
(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)
As of this writing, there are five living United States Presidents — President Carter, President Clinton, President Obama, and the two Presidents Bush. At no point in U.S. history have their been more than six (6) living presidents, this circumstance having occurred three times.
It's about six times the number of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven.
In other words, 52 is 5.777777777780 times the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven, and the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven is 0.1730769230770 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Ludwig van Beethoven)
It's about three-and-a-half times the number of Living Kings and Queens.
In other words, the count of Living Kings and Queens is 0.290 times 52.
(2015 figures) (distinct Monarchs)
It's about one-and-nine-tenths times the number of Countries in the European Union.
In other words, the count of Countries in the European Union is 0.530 times 52.
(a.k.a. EU) (2016 figures)
There are 28 member countries in the European Union, the latest member of which is Croatia. The EU is largely urban, with sixteen cities having a population of one million or more, and 75% of the population living in an urban area.
It's about one-and-one-tenth 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 0.910 times 52.
(Carcharodon carcharias) (average; including developing rows)
It's about the number of Countries in Africa.
In other words, the count of Countries in Africa is 1 times 52.
(2016 figures) (sovereign states recognized by the UN only)