"... over the past 25 years. Both Africa and South Asia show a steady increase in numbers, and East Asia has a small decline. The Jesuits of Latin America have a steady decline in numbers, and the Jesuits of the United States and Europe have a much sharper decline. Europe and the United States have about one-half the number of Jesuits as 25 years ago."
By the Numbers: Jesuit Demography
Speaking of the Jesuits, at CARA's Nineteen Sixty-four blog we find, among other things, that in overall numbers,