Another fact to underline is the internationality, with a clear change of geographical center of gravity.
In fact currently the novitiates with the greatest number of novices are:
Lubumbashi Chem-Chem (AFC): 25 novices
Ba Thon, Vietnam (VIE): 23 novices
Shillong Sunnyside (INS): 21 novices
Source: Formation Dicastery - Youth Ministry Dicastery