(Largely Unedited Reblog of my post on) Jedi Order Projected Numbers per a decade with 100.000 younglings recruited (a pittance)
On all Republic worlds, newborns were subject to mandatory blood-testing to detect the concentration of Midi-chlorians in a sample. If results were returned with a high percentage, the sample was forwarded to the Temple on Coruscant for recording in the Division’s database, known as the Kyber memory crystal.
I hope you don’t mind spewing words all over this but MY MATHEMATICAL AND HYERARCHICAL HEADCANONS LET ME SHOW THEM TO YOU (and hope they make sense).
I’m also gonna put this under a cut because the post is huge as it is and I don’t want to bother people with my stuff!