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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 56.
(2013 figures)
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 56.
(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, 56 is 6.222222222220 times the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven, and the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven is 0.1607142857140 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 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 56.
(2015 figures) (distinct Monarchs)
It's about two times the number of Countries in the European Union
In other words, 56 is 2.10 times the count of Countries in the European Union, and the count of Countries in the European Union is 0.480 times that amount.
(a.k.a. EU) (2016 figures)
There are 27 member countries in the European Union, the latest member of which is Croatia. The EU is largely urban, with over twenty 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-fifth 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 0.830 times 56.
(Carcharodon carcharias) (average; including developing rows)
It's about the number of Countries in Africa
(2016 figures) (sovereign states recognized by the UN only)