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
2014743950293
2013845942854
2012609034395
2011474128305
2010409423564
2009371219470
2008274115758
2007232313017
2006177110694
200517288923
200412657195
200311505930
200210794780
200110253701
200010712676
19996461605
1998470959
1997293489
199688196
199561108
19941447
1993633
1992627
1991521
19901116
IDN registrations began 2004. This is the number of existing registrations by year of creation.

yearregisteredheild
20143432764
20133682421
20123362053
20112641717
20102361453
20092401217
2008241977
2007238736
2006121498
2005330377
20044747

Number of active domains by registration month

domesticforeign
reg.total%reg.total%
September4853754074.642581275425.36
Ágúst4353705574.782741249625.22
Júlí3533662074.982761222225.02
Júní3753626775.223471194624.78
Maí5453589275.583811159924.42
Apríl4693534775.913231121824.09
Mars7563487876.203991089523.80
Febrúar5323412276.483391049623.52
2014 Janúar5193359076.783731015723.22
Desember3773307177.17319978422.83
Nóvember4263269477.55301946522.45
Október4923226877.88352916422.12
September4843177678.29342881221.71
Ágúst4363129278.70378847021.30
Júlí2823085679.22341809220.78
Júní3843057479.78233775120.22
Maí4303019080.06260751819.94
Apríl4052976080.39244725819.61
Mars4302935580.71266701419.29
Febrúar4232892581.08195674818.92
2013 Janúar4272850281.31232655318.69
Desember2722807581.62168632118.38
Nóvember3652780381.88190615318.12
Október4092743882.15237596317.85

Net number of new domains per month

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

new%deleted%change%
September786 1.56439 0.87347 0.69
Ágúst710 1.43425 0.86285 0.58
Júlí629 1.29431 0.88198 0.41
Júní713 1.48386 0.80327 0.68
Maí928 1.95465 0.98463 0.97
Apríl789 1.69489 1.05300 0.64
Mars1145 2.50503 1.10642 1.40
Febrúar878 1.97345 0.77533 1.19
2014 Janúar894 2.04475 1.09419 0.96
Desember701 1.64445 1.04256 0.60
Nóvember744 1.76383 0.91361 0.86
Október861 2.08343 0.83518 1.25
September814 2.01369 0.91445 1.10
Ágúst833 2.10304 0.76529 1.33
Júlí756 1.94478 1.23278 0.71
Júní781 2.04375 0.98406 1.06
Maí898 2.38388 1.03510 1.35
Apríl822 2.22466 1.26356 0.96
Mars869 2.39389 1.07480 1.32
Febrúar815 2.28249 0.70566 1.59
2013 Janúar838 2.39417 1.19421 1.20
Desember613 1.78309 0.90304 0.88
Nóvember730 2.15299 0.88431 1.27
Október857 2.57338 1.01519 1.55

Number of new domains by registration day

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

registereddeletednet increase
3030327
29402218
2832248
272470-46
26918
2511011
2433627
2330822
22341618
21331221
204264-22
1914311
1811110
1734232
1637136


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
018926593027
028716182961
0311556963068
047926492723
059266902811
067226172438
076296232210
087098142653
097438263134
1008443407
1107273314
1206962650


Domains registered to individuals

registeredtotal
September26712992
Ágúst25512725
Júlí21312470
Júní19612257
Maí30612061
Apríl27411755
Mars37111481
Febrúar25011110
2014 Janúar29610860
Desember19210564
Nóvember22910372
Október23610143
September2429907
Ágúst2169665
Júlí1179449
Júní1609332
Maí1799172
Apríl1828993
Mars2338811
Febrúar1738578
2013 Janúar1888405
Desember1178217
Nóvember1568100
Október1847944


Domain administration

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

New Registrations

registered/IDN
September74136
Ágúst71431
Júlí63321
Júní72524
Maí93933
Apríl79741
Mars115694
Febrúar88231
2014 Janúar90342
Desember70636
Nóvember75625
Október87225
September85845
Ágúst85135
Júlí76617
Júní79242
Maí90645
Apríl82932
Mars87748
Febrúar82339

Registration changes

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

changed
September1764
Ágúst1361
Júlí1404
Júní1408
Maí1535
Apríl1545
Mars2486
Febrúar1531
2014 Janúar1782
Desember1405
Nóvember1718
Október1534
September979
Ágúst701
Júlí686
Júní622
Maí614
Apríl649
Mars568
Febrúar1825
2013 Janúar1950
Desember1354
Nóvember1960
Október1705

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
September695
Ágúst520
Júlí618
Júní615
Maí627
Apríl513
Mars595
Febrúar600
2014 Janúar709
Desember378
Nóvember529
Október611
September505
Ágúst425
Júlí502
Júní411
Maí677
Apríl513
Mars490
Febrúar545
2013 Janúar630
Desember314
Nóvember472
Október583

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

reactivated
September281
Ágúst231
Júlí272
Júní279
Maí263
Apríl192
Mars246
Febrúar259
2014 Janúar235
Desember168
Nóvember233
Október232
September208
Ágúst198
Júlí232
Júní208
Maí242
Apríl238
Mars220
Febrúar238
2013 Janúar204
Desember171
Nóvember234
Október268

Deleted domains

deleted
September435
Ágúst425
Júlí431
Júní387
Maí465
Apríl490
Mars503
Febrúar346
2014 Janúar475
Desember447
Nóvember383
Október344
September374
Ágúst304
Júlí478
Júní375
Maí388
Apríl466
Mars389
Febrúar250
2013 Janúar417
Desember311
Nóvember299
Október338

Transferred domains (from one registrant to another)

transferred
September191
Ágúst115
Júlí131
Júní120
Maí142
Apríl156
Mars153
Febrúar142
2014 Janúar146
Desember99
Nóvember96
Október132
September150
Ágúst126
Júlí90
Júní90
Maí199
Apríl136
Mars128
Febrúar149
2013 Janúar192
Desember82
Nóvember177
Október130

Parked and forwarded domains

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

parkedforwarded
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
Desember 4685 2199
Nóvember 4588 2139

Number of nameserver registrations

registered nameservers
September82
Ágúst274
Júlí153
Júní106
Maí94
Apríl72
Mars79
Febrúar104
2014 Janúar99
Desember68
Nóvember82
Október112
September77
Ágúst83
Júlí102
Júní106
Maí93
Apríl123
Mars120
Febrúar113
2013 Janúar120
Desember117
Nóvember120
Október104


Domain names

lengthnumberlengthnumberlengthnumberlengthnumber
14328343339443743
54643651087491084901
94736104223113485122608
13202314154715119316904
17602184081932920211
21158228323672449
25342615278286
296309315322
334372381

letternumberletternumberletternumberletternumber
0161189279375
453527628724
824925a2931á41
b3204c1596d1526ð1
e1778é3f2759g2516
h3473i2423í73j865
k1989l2428m2782n1730
o1077ó21p1822q105
r1970s5740t2632u648
ú22v2184w647x171
y243ý2z206þ93
æ21ö32


Registrant residency

registrant country of residencenumer of domains
IS37419
US4318
DE1396
GB1155
NO952
SE585
DK532
NL397
CH384
CA374
FR298
AU260
FI170
IT164
AT161
BE150
ES140
BR116
RU112
CN63

Domestic registrants in more detail ..

postal codenumber of domains
101 Reykjavík4060
105 Reykjavík3783
108 Reykjavík2802
110 Reykjavík2524
200 Kópavogi1792
104 Reykjavík1626
112 Reykjavík1577
220 Hafnarfirði1565
201 Kópavogi1430
210 Garðabæ1258
270 Mosfellsbæ859
600 Akureyri829
107 Reykjavík807
109 Reykjavík767
221 Hafnarfirði717
113 Reykjavík586
203 Kópavogi547
230 Reykjanesbæ520
800 Selfossi473
103 Reykjavík467

city/countynumber of domains
Reykjavík20648
Kópavogi3820
Hafnarfirði2361
Akureyri1344
Garðabæ1289
Reykjanesbæ1081
Mosfellsbæ898
Selfossi766
Seltjarnarnesi438
Álftanesi352
Akranesi324
Borgarnesi302
Vestmannaeyjum237
Egilsstöðum225
Húsavík215
Höfn í Hornafirði198
Ísafirði194
Hveragerði177
Grindavík170
Sauðárkróki157


Companies hosting .IS domains

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

Hosting companyshare (%)
1984.is 15.13
simnet.is 4.20
c.is 2.57
x.is 2.31
hysing.is 2.14
hyp.net 1.57
netvistun.is 1.53
basis.is 1.50
hysingar.is 1.29
101domain.com 1.14
iwantmyname.net 1.09
dg.is 1.08
smartmedia.is 1.05
udagdns.net 0.99
thekking.is 0.97
opex.is 0.95
stefna.is 0.85
nethonnun.is 0.76
instradns.com 0.76
dnsimple.com 0.74


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