Epoch 222 (07 October - 12 October) network parameters:
|k|d|Total stake|Registered pools|
The stake snapshot for epoch 222 occurred on Friday 02 October. The total staked ADA increased by 0.98% since the last epoch, up to 51.51%. We saw an increase in the number of active pools this epoch - up 6 pools to 1095. The minimum stake required in order to expect to make a block decreased slightly to 1.89M ₳, leaving 68% of pools below this threshold. The number of pools falling into the 0-slot bin decreased by 7 pools this epoch.
[748 \/ 1095 pools fall into the 0-slot bin](https://preview.redd.it/czdjzwzearq51.png?width=640&format=png&auto=webp&s=a5e40d60859ff16daf2804e3eb428f4401687038)
[This plot omits the pools in the 0-slot bins](https://preview.redd.it/gj40ud6garq51.png?width=640&format=png&auto=webp&s=644bc8a6762c3c8e78142789ce43e313406e371c)
[This plot shows lifetime ROS vs pool size](https://preview.redd.it/6u8h3ozharq51.png?width=925&format=png&auto=webp&s=40d66212a5afeacb94c2f9aba76b89206e22621d)
To see the post for the current epoch, 221, see our post [here](https://www.reddit.com/r/cardano/comments/j0zrac/delegation_analysis_for_epoch_221/).
For more information about the concepts and math behind this and past analyses (e.g. the meaning of k and d), as well as the full table that this chart was generated from, see our full post [here](https://viperstaking.com/ada-pools/expected-epoch-blocks).
Please also see our recent post showing how fees are taken out of stake pool block rewards [here](https://www.reddit.com/r/cardano/comments/i9pyqh/stake_pool_block_rewards_breakdown/).
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