"Crypto research firm Longhash released an article comparing the number of active nodes in the lightning network with other major Cryptocurrencies like Ethereum, Litecoin, Monero, EOS, etc. According to the data, Lightning network has the third highest number of active nodes only after Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH). Litecoin (LTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Monero (XMR) have 1832, 1535 and 1515 active nodes respectively, which are less than half the number of Lightning nodes..."

https://blockmanity.com/news/bitcoin/bitcoins-lightning-network-has-more-active-nodes-than-litecoin-ltc-monero-xmr-xrp-and-eos/