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
201599651719
2014959750723
2013773441126
2012574833392
2011452327644
2010395923121
2009357419162
2008269815588
2007229012890
2006174910600
200517138851
200412547138
200311385884
200210754746
200110113671
200010632660
19996431597
1998468954
1997290486
199688196
199561108
19941447
1993633
1992627
1991521
IDN registrations began 2004. This is the number of existing registrations by year of creation.

yearregisteredheild
2015332835
20144442802
20133492358
20123242009
20112511685
20102321434
20092341202
2008238968
2007238730
2006118492
2005327374
20044747

Number of active domains by registration month

domesticforeign
reg.total%reg.total%
2015 Janúar6393852974.503571319125.50
Desember3843789074.702731283425.30
Nóvember5183750674.912481256125.09
Október5333698875.023071231324.98
September4823645575.232571200624.77
Ágúst4343597375.382711174924.62
Júlí3523553975.592751147824.41
Júní3743518775.853441120324.15
Maí5413481376.223801085923.78
Apríl4643427276.583221047923.42
Mars7403380876.903941015723.10
Febrúar5123306877.21333976322.79
2014 Janúar4973255677.54362943022.46
Desember3533205977.95317906822.05
Nóvember3823170678.37241875121.63
Október4323132478.64253851021.36
September4093089278.91236825721.09
Ágúst3813048379.17269802120.83
Júlí2683010279.52307775220.48
Júní3832983480.03233744519.97
Maí4282945180.33259721219.67
Apríl4032902380.67244695319.33
Mars4252862081.01262670918.99
Febrúar4132819581.39194644718.61

Net number of new domains per month

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

new%deleted%change%
2015 Janúar989 1.91463 0.90526 1.02
Desember657 1.30497 0.98160 0.32
Nóvember762 1.52460 0.92302 0.60
Október837 1.70442 0.90395 0.80
September736 1.52429 0.89307 0.63
Ágúst710 1.49425 0.89285 0.60
Júlí629 1.34431 0.92198 0.42
Júní713 1.54386 0.83327 0.70
Maí928 2.03465 1.02463 1.01
Apríl789 1.76489 1.09300 0.67
Mars1145 2.60503 1.14642 1.46
Febrúar878 2.05345 0.81533 1.24
2014 Janúar894 2.13475 1.13419 1.00
Desember701 1.70445 1.08256 0.62
Nóvember744 1.84383 0.95361 0.89
Október861 2.16343 0.86518 1.30
September814 2.08369 0.94445 1.14
Ágúst833 2.16304 0.79529 1.37
Júlí756 2.00478 1.26278 0.73
Júní781 2.10375 1.01406 1.09
Maí898 2.45388 1.06510 1.39
Apríl822 2.28466 1.30356 0.99
Mars869 2.46389 1.10480 1.36
Febrúar815 2.35249 0.72566 1.63

Number of new domains by registration day

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

registereddeletednet increase
26261412
2530327
2440832
2345837
2211110
2114014
2037433
19421527
1831229
1732824
163063-33
1522220
1417017
1344539
1238434


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
019968593630
0208453541
03011343736
0407863364
0509213495
0607183053
0706272737
0807053103
0907393571
1008403862
1107663783
1206573252


Domains registered to individuals

registeredtotal
2015 Janúar35613499
Desember20713143
Nóvember25812936
Október27412678
September26012404
Ágúst25312144
Júlí21111891
Júní19111680
Maí30211489
Apríl26611187
Mars35210921
Febrúar22910569
2014 Janúar27210340
Desember17110068
Nóvember1969897
Október1899701
September1919512
Ágúst1739321
Júlí1089148
Júní1609040
Maí1768880
Apríl1828704
Mars2318522
Febrúar1678291


Domain administration

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

New Registrations

registered/IDN
2015 Janúar100033
Desember66124
Nóvember77052
Október85235
September74136
Ágúst71431
Júlí63321
Júní72524
Maí93933
Apríl79741
Mars115694
Febrúar88231
2014 Janúar90342
Desember70636
Nóvember75625
Október87225
September85845
Ágúst85135
Júlí76617
Júní79242

Registration changes

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

changed
2015 Janúar2006
Desember1642
Nóvember1535
Október2140
September1764
Ágúst1361
Júlí1404
Júní1408
Maí1535
Apríl1545
Mars2486
Febrúar1531
2014 Janúar1782
Desember1405
Nóvember1718
Október1534
September979
Ágúst701
Júlí686
Júní622
Maí614
Apríl649
Mars568
Febrúar1825

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
2015 Janúar721
Desember437
Nóvember544
Október648
September695
Ágúst520
Júlí618
Júní615
Maí627
Apríl513
Mars595
Febrúar600
2014 Janúar709
Desember378
Nóvember529
Október611
September505
Ágúst425
Júlí502
Júní411
Maí677
Apríl513
Mars490
Febrúar545

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

reactivated
2015 Janúar280
Desember210
Nóvember251
Október277
September281
Ágúst231
Júlí272
Júní279
Maí263
Apríl192
Mars246
Febrúar259
2014 Janúar235
Desember168
Nóvember233
Október232
September208
Ágúst198
Júlí232
Júní208
Maí242
Apríl238
Mars220
Febrúar238

Deleted domains

deleted
2015 Janúar463
Desember497
Nóvember460
Október442
September435
Ágúst425
Júlí431
Júní387
Maí465
Apríl490
Mars503
Febrúar346
2014 Janúar475
Desember447
Nóvember383
Október344
September374
Ágúst304
Júlí478
Júní375
Maí388
Apríl466
Mars389
Febrúar250

Transferred domains (from one registrant to another)

transferred
2015 Janúar238
Desember195
Nóvember146
Október203
September191
Ágúst115
Júlí131
Júní120
Maí142
Apríl156
Mars153
Febrúar142
2014 Janúar146
Desember99
Nóvember96
Október132
September150
Ágúst126
Júlí90
Júní90
Maí199
Apríl136
Mars128
Febrúar149

Parked and forwarded domains

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

parkedforwarded
Febrúar 7623 3530
2015 Janúar 7438 3402
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

Number of nameserver registrations

registered nameservers
2015 Janúar99
Desember87
Nóvember92
Október104
September82
Ágúst274
Júlí153
Júní106
Maí94
Apríl72
Mars79
Febrúar104
2014 Janúar99
Desember68
Nóvember82
Október112
September77
Ágúst83
Júlí102
Júní106
Maí93
Apríl123
Mars120
Febrúar113


Domain names

lengthnumberlengthnumberlengthnumberlengthnumber
14428563347143824
54716652717503285017
94890104352113595122669
13211214162215124316934
17615184301934220213
21164228823702450
25382617277286
299309315322
334372381

letternumberletternumberletternumberletternumber
0171192283375
455526630724
824925a3027á41
b3320c1634d1563ð1
e1839é3f2841g2558
h3584i2501í75j900
k2040l2472m2846n1767
o1107ó22p1856q111
r2036s5917t2699u673
ú26v2239w684x165
y257ý2z212þ94
æ21ö36


Registrant residency

registrant country of residencenumer of domains
IS38451
US4440
DE1441
GB1205
NO991
SE608
DK552
NL411
CH391
CA383
FR299
AU261
FI169
IT168
AT166
BE145
ES138
BR117
RU110
CN67

Domestic registrants in more detail ..

postal codenumber of domains
101 Reykjavík4211
105 Reykjavík3854
108 Reykjavík2872
110 Reykjavík2552
200 Kópavogi1797
104 Reykjavík1657
220 Hafnarfirði1596
112 Reykjavík1596
201 Kópavogi1479
210 Garðabæ1339
600 Akureyri872
270 Mosfellsbæ867
107 Reykjavík839
109 Reykjavík823
221 Hafnarfirði748
113 Reykjavík617
203 Kópavogi591
230 Reykjanesbæ520
800 Selfossi496
103 Reykjavík459

city/countynumber of domains
Reykjavík21180
Kópavogi3920
Hafnarfirði2425
Akureyri1402
Garðabæ1373
Reykjanesbæ1105
Mosfellsbæ912
Selfossi800
Seltjarnarnesi450
Álftanesi344
Akranesi326
Borgarnesi314
Egilsstöðum234
Vestmannaeyjum228
Húsavík221
Ísafirði200
Höfn í Hornafirði200
Hveragerði177
Grindavík169
Sauðárkróki158


Companies hosting .IS domains

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

Hosting companyshare (%)
1984.is 15.28
simnet.is 3.97
c.is 2.43
x.is 2.28
hysing.is 2.06
hyp.net 1.55
netvistun.is 1.48
basis.is 1.42
dg.is 1.37
hysingar.is 1.24
iwantmyname.net 1.11
101domain.com 1.09
smartmedia.is 1.04
udagdns.net 0.97
opex.is 0.96
thekking.is 0.95
stefna.is 0.84
cloudflare.com 0.79
nethonnun.is 0.76
vortex.is 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