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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 55.
(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 55.
(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 six times the number of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven.
In other words, 55 is 6.111111111110 times the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven, and the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven is 0.1636363636360 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 0.270 times 55.
(2015 figures) (distinct Monarchs)
It's about two times the number of Countries in the European Union.
In other words, the count of Countries in the European Union is 0.50 times 55.
(a.k.a. EU) (2016 figures)
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 55.
(Carcharodon carcharias) (average; including developing rows)
It's about the number of Countries in Africa.
(2016 figures) (sovereign states recognized by the UN only)