February 17, 2012. (Romereports.com)
With the addition of 22 new cardinals, there will be a total of 125 cardinal electors, from 51 countries.
More than half of the cardinals, 67 of them, are European. Another 22 are from South America, 15 from the U.S, 11 from Africa, nine from Asia and one from Oceania.
The country with the most cardinals is Italy, which accounts for 30 of
them. It's followed by the U.S. which has 12. Germany and Brazil each
have six cardinals. Spain has five cardinals, while France, Poland,
India and Mexico have four. The 50 remaining cardinals are of different
Sixty two of the cardinals were appointed by John Paul II. Sixty three
of them have been appointed by Benedict XVI during the four consistories
he's held since 2006.