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
2014293348368
2013956545435
2012667135870
2011505729199
2010428124142
2009383119861
2008281516030
2007237913215
2006181010836
200517589026
200412787268
200311605990
200210944830
200110423736
200010862694
19996491608
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
20141652693
20133952528
20123562133
20112831777
20102491494
20092471245
2008247998
2007244751
2006124507
2005336383
20044747

Number of active domains by registration month

domesticforeign
reg.total%reg.total%
Mars7613643575.333991193424.67
Febrúar5373567475.573401153524.43
2014 Janúar5223513775.843741119524.16
Desember3813461576.183211082123.82
Nóvember4443423476.533011050023.47
Október5043379076.813571019923.19
September5043328677.18345984222.82
Ágúst4553278277.54389949722.46
Júlí3373232778.02425910821.98
Júní4573199078.65331868321.35
Maí5143153379.06361835220.94
Apríl4643101979.52338799120.48
Mars4853055579.97355765320.03
Febrúar4833007080.47292729819.53
2013 Janúar4532958780.85269700619.15
Desember2782913481.22168673718.78
Nóvember3702885681.46192656918.54
Október4252848681.71239637718.29
September3352806182.05198613817.95
Ágúst3502772682.36169594017.64
Júlí2492737682.59172577117.41
Júní3682712782.89203559917.11
Maí3682675983.22199539616.78
Apríl3822639183.55192519716.45

Net number of new domains per month

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

stofnuð%afmáð%fjölgun%
Mars1145 2.37503 1.04642 1.33
Febrúar878 1.86345 0.73533 1.13
2014 Janúar894 1.93475 1.03419 0.90
Desember701 1.54445 0.98256 0.56
Nóvember744 1.66383 0.86361 0.81
Október861 1.96343 0.78518 1.18
September814 1.89369 0.86445 1.03
Ágúst833 1.97304 0.72529 1.25
Júlí756 1.82478 1.15278 0.67
Júní781 1.92375 0.92406 1.00
Maí898 2.25388 0.97510 1.28
Apríl822 2.11466 1.19356 0.91
Mars869 2.27389 1.02480 1.26
Febrúar815 2.18249 0.67566 1.51
2013 Janúar838 2.29417 1.14421 1.15
Desember613 1.71309 0.86304 0.85
Nóvember730 2.06299 0.84431 1.22
Október857 2.46338 0.97519 1.49
September666 1.95241 0.70425 1.24
Ágúst679 2.02294 0.87385 1.14
Júlí578 1.74356 1.07222 0.67
Júní734 2.24283 0.86451 1.38
Maí755 2.35330 1.03425 1.32
Apríl775 2.45351 1.11424 1.34

Number of new domains by registration day

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

registereddeletednet increase
20413
1911110
1820119
1718018
16401327
153132-1
142572-47
1311110
121055
1147542
1022418
09321418
08491930
073950-11
061192


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
018967223099
028777753164
0311608403339
0408022930
0508753012
0607882633
0707622359
0808442681
0908493194
1008613450
1107453347
1207022663


Domains registered to individuals

registeredtotal
Mars37412282
Febrúar25611908
2014 Janúar29911652
Desember19711353
Nóvember24011156
Október24910916
September25410667
Ágúst22810413
Júlí15110185
Júní22010034
Maí2399814
Apríl2209575
Mars2679355
Febrúar2069088
2013 Janúar2048882
Desember1248678
Nóvember1588554
Október1858396
September1438211
Ágúst1488068
Júlí1197920
Júní1807801
Maí1687621
Apríl1557453


Domain administration

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

New Registrations

registered/IDN
Mars115694
Febrúar88231
2014 Janúar90342
Desember70636
Nóvember75625
Október87225
September85845
Ágúst85135
Júlí76617
Júní79242
Maí90645
Apríl82932
Mars87748
Febrúar82339
2013 Janúar84529
Desember61730
Nóvember74143
Október86460
September67614
Ágúst68734

Registration changes

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

changed
Mars2486
Febrúar1531
2014 Janúar1782
Desember1405
Nóvember1718
Október1534
September979
Ágúst701
Júlí686
Júní622
Maí614
Apríl649
Mars568
Febrúar1825
2013 Janúar1950
Desember1354
Nóvember1960
Október1705
September1553
Ágúst1585
Júlí1196
Júní1468
Maí1552
Apríl3665

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
Mars595
Febrúar600
2014 Janúar709
Desember378
Nóvember529
Október611
September505
Ágúst425
Júlí502
Júní411
Maí677
Apríl513
Mars490
Febrúar545
2013 Janúar630
Desember314
Nóvember472
Október583
September420
Ágúst374
Júlí363
Júní407
Maí518
Apríl386

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

reactivated
Mars246
Febrúar259
2014 Janúar235
Desember168
Nóvember233
Október232
September208
Ágúst198
Júlí232
Júní208
Maí242
Apríl238
Mars220
Febrúar238
2013 Janúar204
Desember171
Nóvember234
Október268
September157
Ágúst173
Júlí159
Júní184
Maí190
Apríl158

Deleted domains

deleted
Mars503
Febrúar346
2014 Janúar475
Desember447
Nóvember383
Október344
September374
Ágúst304
Júlí478
Júní375
Maí388
Apríl466
Mars389
Febrúar250
2013 Janúar417
Desember311
Nóvember299
Október338
September242
Ágúst294
Júlí356
Júní284
Maí332
Apríl351

Transferred domains (from one registrant to another)

transferred
Mars153
Febrúar142
2014 Janúar146
Desember99
Nóvember96
Október132
September150
Ágúst126
Júlí90
Júní90
Maí199
Apríl136
Mars128
Febrúar149
2013 Janúar192
Desember82
Nóvember177
Október130
September149
Ágúst168
Júlí89
Júní81
Maí110
Apríl101

Parked and forwarded domains

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

parkedforwarded
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
Október 4459 2098
September 4353 2040
Ágúst 4248 2008
Júlí 4195 1962
Júní 4122 1887
Maí 4027 1809

Number of nameserver registrations

registered nameservers
Mars79
Febrúar104
2014 Janúar99
Desember68
Nóvember82
Október112
September77
Ágúst83
Júlí102
Júní106
Maí93
Apríl123
Mars120
Febrúar113
2013 Janúar120
Desember117
Nóvember120
Október104
September112
Ágúst64
Júlí67
Júní97
Maí95
Apríl69


Domain names

lengthnumberlengthnumberlengthnumberlengthnumber
14328063328143589
54502649217476384707
94574104032113350122529
13190714146615115916860
17565183731931320209
21153227423632445
25302615277287
295308315322
333372381

letternumberletternumberletternumberletternumber
0191182272372
450525625718
819921a2823á41
b3119c1477d1482ð1
e1691é3f2629g2394
h3388i2294í74j822
k1928l2330m2679n1709
o1042ó20p1763q99
r1867s5542t2540u645
ú22v2102w623x156
y220ý2z199þ88
æ21ö31


Registrant residency

registrant country of residencenumer of domains
IS36275
US4029
DE1317
GB1076
NO902
SE549
DK528
NL376
CH369
CA332
FR288
AU231
FI171
AT158
ES146
IT143
BE140
BR110
RU107
KR62

Domestic registrants in more detail ..

postal codenumber of domains
101 Reykjavík3932
105 Reykjavík3656
108 Reykjavík2726
110 Reykjavík2503
200 Kópavogi1694
104 Reykjavík1571
220 Hafnarfirði1534
112 Reykjavík1498
201 Kópavogi1395
210 Garðabæ1194
270 Mosfellsbæ828
600 Akureyri804
107 Reykjavík761
109 Reykjavík740
221 Hafnarfirði725
113 Reykjavík547
230 Reykjanesbæ526
203 Kópavogi523
800 Selfossi475
103 Reykjavík446

city/countynumber of domains
Reykjavík20054
Kópavogi3650
Hafnarfirði2336
Akureyri1323
Garðabæ1228
Reykjanesbæ1060
Mosfellsbæ861
Selfossi765
Seltjarnarnesi414
Álftanesi339
Akranesi315
Borgarnesi302
Vestmannaeyjum226
Egilsstöðum221
Húsavík206
Höfn í Hornafirði206
Ísafirði197
Grindavík163
Hveragerði154
Sauðárkróki153


Companies hosting .IS domains

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

Hosting companyshare (%)
1984.is 14.92
simnet.is 4.41
c.is 2.80
hysing.is 2.27
x.is 2.17
netvistun.is 1.66
basis.is 1.60
hyp.net 1.49
hysingar.is 1.35
101domain.com 1.31
smartmedia.is 1.11
dg.is 1.08
udagdns.net 1.01
thekking.is 0.99
stefna.is 0.83
iwantmyname.net 0.83
instradns.com 0.83
nethonnun.is 0.78
opex.is 0.78
vortex.is 0.76


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