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
2015545553871
2014885848416
2013715539558
2012541632403
2011432626987
2010383622661
2009345418825
2008264715371
2007224612724
2006172510478
200516888753
200412317065
200311245834
200210684710
20019993642
200010542643
19996381589
1998467951
1997288484
199688196
199561108
19941447
1993633
1992627
1991521
IDN registrations began 2004. This is the number of existing registrations by year of creation.

yearregisteredheild
20152112924
20144232713
20133352290
20123041955
20112411651
20102291410
20092231181
2008236958
2007235722
2006118487
2005322369
20044747

Number of active domains by registration month

domesticforeign
reg.total%reg.total%
Júní4653985573.983541401726.02
Maí5433939074.253311366325.75
Apríl5773884774.453351333225.55
Mars6103827074.653481299725.35
Febrúar5623766074.863411264925.14
2015 Janúar6353709875.093541230824.91
Desember3813646375.312711195424.69
Nóvember5133608275.542471168324.46
Október5293556975.673051143624.33
September4763504075.892551113124.11
Ágúst4173456476.072691087623.93
Júlí3363414776.302671060723.70
Júní3603381176.583361034023.42
Maí5273345176.983731000423.02
Apríl4023292477.37277963122.63
Mars6313252277.66297935422.34
Febrúar4483189177.88249905722.12
2014 Janúar4253144378.12267880821.88
Desember3153101878.41230854121.59
Nóvember3463070378.70215831121.30
Október4283035778.95253809621.05
September4062992979.24235784320.76
Ágúst3762952379.51264760820.49
Júlí2552914779.87300734420.13

Net number of new domains per month

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

new%deleted%change%
Júní813 1.51509 0.94304 0.56
Maí879 1.66477 0.90402 0.76
Apríl914 1.75482 0.92432 0.83
Mars964 1.88512 1.00452 0.88
Febrúar905 1.80375 0.75530 1.05
2015 Janúar989 2.00463 0.94526 1.06
Desember657 1.36497 1.03160 0.33
Nóvember762 1.60460 0.96302 0.63
Október837 1.78442 0.94395 0.84
September736 1.59429 0.93307 0.66
Ágúst710 1.56425 0.94285 0.63
Júlí629 1.41431 0.96198 0.44
Júní713 1.61386 0.87327 0.74
Maí928 2.14465 1.07463 1.07
Apríl789 1.85489 1.15300 0.70
Mars1145 2.73503 1.20642 1.53
Febrúar878 2.14345 0.84533 1.30
2014 Janúar894 2.22475 1.18419 1.04
Desember701 1.77445 1.12256 0.65
Nóvember744 1.91383 0.98361 0.93
Október861 2.24343 0.89518 1.35
September814 2.16369 0.98445 1.18
Ágúst833 2.24304 0.82529 1.42
Júlí756 2.07478 1.31278 0.76

Number of new domains by registration day

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

registereddeletednet increase
063578-43
0511011
04734
0321318
0231427
1. Júlí29326
30441133
292793-66
28606
2713211
2628226
2541734
2432329
2331328
223651-15


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
019896923400
029036973301
039589283462
049126793153
058749003437
068196962988
0706032694
0806863068
0907313559
1008343850
1107603655
1206522992


Domains registered to individuals

registeredtotal
Júní24814313
Maí29014065
Apríl33913775
Mars36013436
Febrúar30713076
2015 Janúar34612769
Desember19812423
Nóvember25212225
Október27211973
September26011701
Ágúst24411441
Júlí19611197
Júní17711001
Maí29110824
Apríl22010533
Mars27510313
Febrúar18110038
2014 Janúar2219857
Desember1479636
Nóvember1779489
Október1929312
September1849120
Ágúst1778936
Júlí1068759


Domain administration

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

New Registrations

registered/IDN
Júní82233
Maí88437
Apríl91828
Mars97243
Febrúar91446
2015 Janúar100033
Desember66124
Nóvember77052
Október85235
September74136
Ágúst71431
Júlí63321
Júní72524
Maí93933
Apríl79741
Mars115694
Febrúar88231
2014 Janúar90342
Desember70636
Nóvember75625

Registration changes

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

changed
Júní2352
Maí1365
Apríl1463
Mars1727
Febrúar1830
2015 Janúar2006
Desember1642
Nóvember1535
Október2140
September1764
Ágúst1361
Júlí1404
Júní1408
Maí1535
Apríl1545
Mars2486
Febrúar1531
2014 Janúar1782
Desember1405
Nóvember1718
Október1534
September979
Ágúst701
Júlí686

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
Júní661
Maí693
Apríl613
Mars728
Febrúar642
2015 Janúar721
Desember437
Nóvember544
Október648
September695
Ágúst520
Júlí618
Júní615
Maí627
Apríl513
Mars595
Febrúar600
2014 Janúar709
Desember378
Nóvember529
Október611
September505
Ágúst425
Júlí502

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

reactivated
Júní274
Maí276
Apríl283
Mars292
Febrúar279
2015 Janúar280
Desember210
Nóvember251
Október277
September281
Ágúst231
Júlí272
Júní279
Maí263
Apríl192
Mars246
Febrúar259
2014 Janúar235
Desember168
Nóvember233
Október232
September208
Ágúst198
Júlí232

Deleted domains

deleted
Júní509
Maí477
Apríl482
Mars514
Febrúar377
2015 Janúar463
Desember497
Nóvember460
Október442
September435
Ágúst425
Júlí431
Júní387
Maí465
Apríl490
Mars503
Febrúar346
2014 Janúar475
Desember447
Nóvember383
Október344
September374
Ágúst304
Júlí478

Transferred domains (from one registrant to another)

transferred
Júní155
Maí125
Apríl212
Mars160
Febrúar180
2015 Janúar238
Desember195
Nóvember146
Október203
September191
Ágúst115
Júlí131
Júní120
Maí142
Apríl156
Mars153
Febrúar142
2014 Janúar146
Desember99
Nóvember96
Október132
September150
Ágúst126
Júlí90

Parked and forwarded domains

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

parkedforwarded
Júlí 8336 3900
Júní 8230 3834
Maí 8081 3761
Apríl 7927 3662
Mars 7765 3568
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

Number of nameserver registrations

registered nameservers
Júní89
Maí75
Apríl91
Mars70
Febrúar98
2015 Janúar99
Desember87
Nóvember92
Október104
September82
Ágúst274
Júlí153
Júní106
Maí94
Apríl72
Mars79
Febrúar104
2014 Janúar99
Desember68
Nóvember82
Október112
September77
Ágúst83
Júlí102


Domain names

lengthnumberlengthnumberlengthnumberlengthnumber
14528963357743960
54869654377522485198
95100104543113755122822
13220514172715129916984
17661184541936920234
211692210323762455
25392622277286
2910309316322
333341372381
391401

letternumberletternumberletternumberletternumber
0171202285384
461530632724
828924a3183á45
b3456c1714d1634ð1
e1897é4f2928g2612
h3706i2594í75j954
k2108l2563m2992n1865
o1150ó23p1969q121
r2127s6115t2810u703
ú28v2327w752x171
y274ý2z227þ93
æ22ö40


Registrant residency

registrant country of residencenumer of domains
IS39848
US4703
DE1490
GB1275
NO1094
SE642
DK550
CH442
NL431
CA387
FR317
AU276
IT184
FI171
AT165
ES144
BE144
BR123
RU112
CN73

Domestic registrants in more detail ..

postal codenumber of domains
101 Reykjavík4371
105 Reykjavík3982
108 Reykjavík2909
110 Reykjavík2663
200 Kópavogi1869
104 Reykjavík1692
112 Reykjavík1657
220 Hafnarfirði1653
201 Kópavogi1506
210 Garðabæ1397
600 Akureyri926
270 Mosfellsbæ913
107 Reykjavík889
109 Reykjavík877
221 Hafnarfirði788
113 Reykjavík639
203 Kópavogi624
230 Reykjanesbæ544
800 Selfossi514
170 Seltjarnarnesi478

city/countynumber of domains
Reykjavík21849
Kópavogi4066
Hafnarfirði2536
Akureyri1468
Garðabæ1435
Reykjanesbæ1177
Mosfellsbæ967
Selfossi808
Seltjarnarnesi492
Álftanesi336
Borgarnesi336
Akranesi320
Egilsstöðum234
Húsavík228
Vestmannaeyjum227
Höfn í Hornafirði217
Ísafirði207
Grindavík181
Hveragerði171
Sauðárkróki162


Companies hosting .IS domains

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

Hosting companyshare (%)
1984.is 15.35
simnet.is 3.83
c.is 2.24
x.is 2.19
hysing.is 1.87
hyp.net 1.65
netvistun.is 1.44
basis.is 1.36
dg.is 1.27
cloudflare.com 1.23
hysingar.is 1.19
101domain.com 1.05
iwantmyname.net 1.03
smartmedia.is 1.01
opex.is 1.00
udag.net 0.93
thekking.is 0.92
stefna.is 0.87
nethonnun.is 0.73
dnsimple.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