Cumulative number of domains and number of domains registered each year

The first domain was established in ccTLD IS in 1986, but formal domain registration began in 1989, as Iceland became officially part of the Internet.
See also historical statistics on the number of registered hosts in Iceland.

yearregisteredtotal
2014901751017
2013809542000
2012593333905
2011462727972
2010403623345
2009363919309
2008271715670
2007230612953
2006175710647
200517228890
200412587168
200311435910
200210784767
200110193689
200010682670
19996451602
1998468957
1997293489
199688196
199561108
19941447
1993633
1992627
1991521
19901116
IDN registrations began 2004. This is the number of existing registrations by year of creation.

yearregisteredheild
20144262811
20133592385
20123292026
20112531697
20102351444
20092371209
2008239972
2007238733
2006119495
2005329376
20044747

Number of active domains by registration month

domesticforeign
reg.total%reg.total%
Nóvember5193807474.632481294425.37
Október5333755574.733071269625.27
September4823702274.932581238925.07
Ágúst4343654075.082741213124.92
Júlí3533610675.282751185724.72
Júní3743575375.533441158224.47
Maí5443537975.893811123824.11
Apríl4693483576.243231085723.76
Mars7553436676.543981053423.46
Febrúar5283361176.833381013623.17
2014 Janúar5123308377.15368979822.85
Desember3573257177.55317943022.45
Nóvember4193221477.95300911322.05
Október4893179578.30346881321.70
September4413130678.71283846721.29
Ágúst3813086579.04270818420.96
Júlí2683048479.39307791420.61
Júní3833021679.89233760720.11
Maí4302983380.18260737419.82
Apríl4042940380.52244711419.48
Mars4292899980.85266687019.15
Febrúar4212857081.22195660418.78
2013 Janúar4202814981.45232640918.55
Desember2612772981.78168617718.22

Net number of new domains per month

Green is net number of domains, red is registered(+) and blue is unregistered(-)

new%deleted%change%
Nóvember762 1.49460 0.90302 0.59
Október837 1.67442 0.88395 0.79
September736 1.49429 0.87307 0.62
Ágúst710 1.46425 0.87285 0.59
Júlí629 1.31431 0.90198 0.41
Júní713 1.51386 0.82327 0.69
Maí928 1.99465 1.00463 0.99
Apríl789 1.73489 1.07300 0.66
Mars1145 2.55503 1.12642 1.43
Febrúar878 2.01345 0.79533 1.22
2014 Janúar894 2.08475 1.11419 0.98
Desember701 1.67445 1.06256 0.61
Nóvember744 1.80383 0.93361 0.87
Október861 2.12343 0.84518 1.28
September814 2.05369 0.93445 1.12
Ágúst833 2.13304 0.78529 1.35
Júlí756 1.97478 1.24278 0.72
Júní781 2.06375 0.99406 1.07
Maí898 2.41388 1.04510 1.37
Apríl822 2.25466 1.28356 0.97
Mars869 2.42389 1.08480 1.34
Febrúar815 2.32249 0.71566 1.61
2013 Janúar838 2.42417 1.21421 1.22
Desember613 1.81309 0.91304 0.90

Number of new domains by registration day

Red is total new registrations, blue is the number of domains deleted on that date.

registereddeletednet increase
1830327
172935-6
1627225
153153-22
1411110
1317314
1232527
1117413
10352510
092177-56
0823815
07909
06523
0532329
0431427


Registration month

Number of active domains, registered in each month of the year. Green is this year, red is last year and gray is older:

monththis yearlast yearolder
018806523007
028666162956
0311536953065
047926482720
059256902810
067186162438
076285752163
087086512455
097407243022
108408353383
117677193289
1206742598


Domains registered to individuals

registeredtotal
Nóvember26013271
Október27813011
September26112733
Ágúst25512472
Júlí21212217
Júní19312005
Maí30511812
Apríl27211507
Mars36711235
Febrúar24610868
2014 Janúar28810622
Desember17710334
Nóvember22310157
Október2349934
September2129700
Ágúst1789488
Júlí1089310
Júní1609202
Maí1799042
Apríl1828863
Mars2338681
Febrúar1718448
2013 Janúar1838277
Desember1118094


Domain administration

Following are statistics on the various aspects of domain administartion services performed by ISNIC:

New Registrations

registered/IDN
Nóvember77052
Október85235
September74136
Ágúst71431
Júlí63321
Júní72524
Maí93933
Apríl79741
Mars115694
Febrúar88231
2014 Janúar90342
Desember70636
Nóvember75625
Október87225
September85845
Ágúst85135
Júlí76617
Júní79242
Maí90645
Apríl82932

Registration changes

Any change made to the domain registration, including delegation changes, but excluding transfers.

changed
Nóvember1535
Október2140
September1764
Ágúst1361
Júlí1404
Júní1408
Maí1535
Apríl1545
Mars2486
Febrúar1531
2014 Janúar1782
Desember1405
Nóvember1718
Október1534
September979
Ágúst701
Júlí686
Júní622
Maí614
Apríl649
Mars568
Febrúar1825
2013 Janúar1950
Desember1354

Domains put on hold

Number of domains put on hold. Domains are put on hold when renewal fee is unpaid past due date or if the domain is not hosted properly on its nameservers.

on hold
Nóvember544
Október648
September695
Ágúst520
Júlí618
Júní615
Maí627
Apríl513
Mars595
Febrúar600
2014 Janúar709
Desember378
Nóvember529
Október611
September505
Ágúst425
Júlí502
Júní411
Maí677
Apríl513
Mars490
Febrúar545
2013 Janúar630
Desember314

Reactivated domains (i.e. after being on hold)

reactivated
Nóvember251
Október277
September281
Ágúst231
Júlí272
Júní279
Maí263
Apríl192
Mars246
Febrúar259
2014 Janúar235
Desember168
Nóvember233
Október232
September208
Ágúst198
Júlí232
Júní208
Maí242
Apríl238
Mars220
Febrúar238
2013 Janúar204
Desember171

Deleted domains

deleted
Nóvember460
Október442
September435
Ágúst425
Júlí431
Júní387
Maí465
Apríl490
Mars503
Febrúar346
2014 Janúar475
Desember447
Nóvember383
Október344
September374
Ágúst304
Júlí478
Júní375
Maí388
Apríl466
Mars389
Febrúar250
2013 Janúar417
Desember311

Transferred domains (from one registrant to another)

transferred
Nóvember146
Október203
September191
Ágúst115
Júlí131
Júní120
Maí142
Apríl156
Mars153
Febrúar142
2014 Janúar146
Desember99
Nóvember96
Október132
September150
Ágúst126
Júlí90
Júní90
Maí199
Apríl136
Mars128
Febrúar149
2013 Janúar192
Desember82

Parked and forwarded domains

Number of parked (red) and forwarded (green) domains

parkedforwarded
Desember 7319 3308
Nóvember 7157 3270
Október 7078 3205
September 7009 3185
Ágúst 6863 3171
Júlí 6752 3145
Júní 6710 3121
Maí 6577 3030
Apríl 6531 2957
Mars 6253 2863
Febrúar 6130 2805
2014 Janúar 6019 2752
Desember 5940 2717
Nóvember 5866 2669
Október 5779 2588
September 5651 2564
Ágúst 5515 2496
Júlí 5433 2465
Júní 5280 2430
Maí 5224 2412
Apríl 5151 2390
Mars 5034 2305
Febrúar 4911 2272
2013 Janúar 4799 2235

Number of nameserver registrations

registered nameservers
Nóvember92
Október104
September82
Ágúst274
Júlí153
Júní106
Maí94
Apríl72
Mars79
Febrúar104
2014 Janúar99
Desember68
Nóvember82
Október112
September77
Ágúst83
Júlí102
Júní106
Maí93
Apríl123
Mars120
Febrúar113
2013 Janúar120
Desember117


Domain names

lengthnumberlengthnumberlengthnumberlengthnumber
14428393343543785
54677652177497784957
94800104282113539122643
13206614158915121516917
17611184161934020212
21160228423682451
25362614277286
298309315322
334372381

letternumberletternumberletternumberletternumber
0181192281376
452526629724
824925a2973á42
b3265c1616d1536ð1
e1812é3f2800g2554
h3541i2468í77j888
k2018l2456m2807n1751
o1095ó21p1836q110
r2007s5805t2647u661
ú24v2206w668x169
y251ý2z210þ95
æ21ö35


Registrant residency

registrant country of residencenumer of domains
IS37974
US4337
DE1415
GB1183
NO983
SE596
DK543
NL405
CH383
CA381
FR297
AU257
FI173
IT164
AT162
BE155
ES141
BR117
RU112
CN63

Domestic registrants in more detail ..

postal codenumber of domains
101 Reykjavík4143
105 Reykjavík3836
108 Reykjavík2827
110 Reykjavík2542
200 Kópavogi1787
104 Reykjavík1636
112 Reykjavík1581
220 Hafnarfirði1565
201 Kópavogi1446
210 Garðabæ1321
270 Mosfellsbæ862
600 Akureyri856
107 Reykjavík825
109 Reykjavík813
221 Hafnarfirði730
113 Reykjavík604
203 Kópavogi578
230 Reykjanesbæ519
800 Selfossi485
103 Reykjavík466

city/countynumber of domains
Reykjavík20938
Kópavogi3863
Hafnarfirði2375
Akureyri1385
Garðabæ1354
Reykjanesbæ1088
Mosfellsbæ905
Selfossi785
Seltjarnarnesi452
Álftanesi352
Akranesi327
Borgarnesi311
Vestmannaeyjum232
Egilsstöðum232
Húsavík217
Ísafirði199
Höfn í Hornafirði194
Hveragerði174
Grindavík172
Sauðárkróki159


Companies hosting .IS domains

Percentage of .IS domains hosted by the largest hosting companies:

Hosting companyshare (%)
1984.is 15.26
simnet.is 4.07
c.is 2.47
x.is 2.32
hysing.is 2.11
hyp.net 1.55
netvistun.is 1.52
basis.is 1.47
hysingar.is 1.26
101domain.com 1.12
dg.is 1.10
iwantmyname.net 1.09
smartmedia.is 1.04
udagdns.net 0.97
opex.is 0.96
thekking.is 0.96
stefna.is 0.85
vortex.is 0.75
nethonnun.is 0.75
instradns.com 0.72


Number of domains

Number of domains since 1990 and a updated forcast for the next few years:

The following is a attempt to predict the number of .is domains by the year 2030. The prediction was made in july 2010, based on the data available then:

Internet á Íslandi hf / Maríus Ólafsson
isnic@isnic.is