I've deleted a question,but the number of views is still changing. Who can see my deleted question? Aren't they permanently deleted?

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Questions that are deleted are not visible to most users, but there are some users who can see deleted posts, including:

This has always been the case. Deleted questions are not permanently deleted, in that deleted posts can still be viewed by those certain groups of users for historical and/or moderation purposes.

They can also be undeleted under certain circumstances, though this is a much more rare occurrence.

  • And heck, they can even be undeleted :D
    – Videonauth
    Commented Jun 6, 2018 at 17:54
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    I think OP with < 10k gets to see it for a limited time (60 days?) from their profile (OP can directly visit the address following the URL always).
    – pomsky
    Commented Jun 6, 2018 at 21:02

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