Writing from the 27th General Chapter of the SDBs, Fr. Mike Pace, our delegate from the Eastern Province, posted at his blog today (3/7/14):
Today we received a ton of stats on the Salesian congregation. This mammoth project was presented by Fr Horacio Lopez SDB and Bro Marco Bay, SDB, Prof of Statistics at the Salesian Pontifical University
How many SDB are there on the planet
50% of the entire Congregation lives in 5 countries
India (2,646), Italy (2,193), Spain (1,077), Poland (939), Brazil (677)
Where does the New Rochelle Province rank with our 231 confreres?
13th. But that's ok. In Italy, 13 is a lucky number.