Steem is dead, pack your bags, last one out dont forget to turn the lights off. haha
I didnt really expect a much higher retention rate simply because many of those accounts created werent really used much. Then you have folks with hundreds of accounts. All that effects numbers.
Id say we have around 10k active participants and a larger number of people visiting the site if you look at similar web analytics.
Id say thats fine. Thats much more then any other blockchain has.