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
2015189952256
2014955350357
2013759140804
2012567833213
2011449227535
2010393723043
2009355219106
2008269015554
2007227512864
2006174710589
200517128842
200412527130
200311365878
200210754742
200110103667
200010622657
19996411595
1998468954
1997290486
199688196
199561108
19941447
1993633
1992627
1991521
IDN registrations began 2004. This is the number of existing registrations by year of creation.

yearregisteredheild
2015772862
20144432785
20133442342
20123171998
20112491681
20102321432
20092321200
2008238968
2007238730
2006118492
2005327374
20044747

Number of active domains by registration month

domesticforeign
reg.total%reg.total%
Febrúar5673885074.343411340725.66
2015 Janúar6363828374.553551306625.45
Desember3843764774.762731271125.24
Nóvember5173726374.972481243825.03
Október5313674675.093061219024.91
September4813621575.292561188424.71
Ágúst4323573475.452711162824.55
Júlí3513530275.662751135724.34
Júní3743495175.933441108224.07
Maí5403457776.303791073823.70
Apríl4543403776.673181035923.33
Mars7303358376.983931004123.02
Febrúar5103285377.30330964822.70
2014 Janúar4953234377.63361931822.37
Desember3373184878.05280895721.95
Nóvember3473151178.41215867721.59
Október4293116478.65253846221.35
September4093073578.92235820921.08
Ágúst3813032679.18269797420.82
Júlí2652994579.54306770520.46
Júní3832968080.05233739919.95
Maí4272929780.35258716619.65
Apríl3982887080.69243690819.31
Mars4192847281.03261666518.97

Net number of new domains per month

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

new%deleted%change%
Febrúar905 1.73375 0.72530 1.01
2015 Janúar989 1.93463 0.90526 1.02
Desember657 1.30497 0.99160 0.32
Nóvember762 1.53460 0.93302 0.61
Október837 1.71442 0.90395 0.81
September736 1.53429 0.89307 0.64
Ágúst710 1.50425 0.90285 0.60
Júlí629 1.35431 0.92198 0.42
Júní713 1.55386 0.84327 0.71
Maí928 2.05465 1.03463 1.02
Apríl789 1.78489 1.10300 0.68
Mars1145 2.62503 1.15642 1.47
Febrúar878 2.07345 0.81533 1.25
2014 Janúar894 2.15475 1.14419 1.01
Desember701 1.72445 1.09256 0.63
Nóvember744 1.85383 0.95361 0.90
Október861 2.17343 0.87518 1.31
September814 2.09369 0.95445 1.14
Ágúst833 2.17304 0.79529 1.38
Júlí756 2.01478 1.27278 0.74
Júní781 2.11375 1.01406 1.09
Maí898 2.46388 1.06510 1.40
Apríl822 2.30466 1.30356 1.00
Mars869 2.47389 1.11480 1.37

Number of new domains by registration day

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

registereddeletednet increase
2815213
2735431
2630426
25361323
24361917
234080-40
2212210
2116313
2021318
1950446
18351520
17421824
163965-26
1521318
1415114


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
019918563611
029088403525
03011233715
0407723344
0509193489
0607183052
0706262729
0807033102
0907373567
1008373858
1107653660
1206573153


Domains registered to individuals

registeredtotal
Febrúar31513641
2015 Janúar35013326
Desember20212976
Nóvember25612774
Október27212518
September25712246
Ágúst24711989
Júlí21011742
Júní18811532
Maí30111344
Apríl25311043
Mars34410790
Febrúar22510446
2014 Janúar27110221
Desember1579950
Nóvember1769793
Október1879617
September1909430
Ágúst1739240
Júlí1079067
Júní1608960
Maí1768800
Apríl1788624
Mars2258446


Domain administration

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

New Registrations

registered/IDN
Febrúar91446
2015 Janúar100033
Desember66124
Nóvember77052
Október85235
September74136
Ágúst71431
Júlí63321
Júní72524
Maí93933
Apríl79741
Mars115694
Febrúar88231
2014 Janúar90342
Desember70636
Nóvember75625
Október87225
September85845
Ágúst85135
Júlí76617

Registration changes

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

changed
Febrúar1830
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

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
Febrúar642
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

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

reactivated
Febrúar279
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

Deleted domains

deleted
Febrúar377
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

Transferred domains (from one registrant to another)

transferred
Febrúar180
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

Parked and forwarded domains

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

parkedforwarded
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
Júlí 5433 2465
Júní 5280 2430
Maí 5224 2412
Apríl 5151 2390

Number of nameserver registrations

registered nameservers
Febrúar98
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


Domain names

lengthnumberlengthnumberlengthnumberlengthnumber
14428713349743867
54756653007505785078
94944104398113650122689
13213114164915125916961
17622184381934920217
21167229223712450
25382617277286
299309316322
333372381

letternumberletternumberletternumberletternumber
0181197284377
456525631724
824925a3076á41
b3365c1654d1597ð1
e1851é3f2879g2576
h3611i2514í75j909
k2053l2490m2872n1793
o1120ó22p1871q112
r2062s5957t2725u679
ú26v2263w705x165
y263ý2z215þ93
æ20ö36


Registrant residency

registrant country of residencenumer of domains
IS38788
US4512
DE1448
GB1232
NO1004
SE606
DK561
NL417
CH405
CA388
FR302
AU261
IT171
FI170
AT166
BE146
ES140
BR121
RU110
CN67

Domestic registrants in more detail ..

postal codenumber of domains
101 Reykjavík4235
105 Reykjavík3867
108 Reykjavík2891
110 Reykjavík2563
200 Kópavogi1803
104 Reykjavík1682
112 Reykjavík1624
220 Hafnarfirði1614
201 Kópavogi1499
210 Garðabæ1350
600 Akureyri892
270 Mosfellsbæ874
109 Reykjavík850
107 Reykjavík850
221 Hafnarfirði752
113 Reykjavík611
203 Kópavogi590
230 Reykjanesbæ533
800 Selfossi493
103 Reykjavík459

city/countynumber of domains
Reykjavík21334
Kópavogi3944
Hafnarfirði2449
Akureyri1424
Garðabæ1384
Reykjanesbæ1128
Mosfellsbæ920
Selfossi803
Seltjarnarnesi470
Álftanesi342
Akranesi322
Borgarnesi316
Egilsstöðum235
Vestmannaeyjum225
Húsavík220
Ísafirði202
Höfn í Hornafirði202
Hveragerði179
Grindavík172
Sauðárkróki161


Companies hosting .IS domains

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

Hosting companyshare (%)
1984.is 15.25
simnet.is 3.93
c.is 2.38
x.is 2.31
hysing.is 2.03
hyp.net 1.57
netvistun.is 1.45
basis.is 1.41
dg.is 1.36
hysingar.is 1.25
iwantmyname.net 1.09
101domain.com 1.08
smartmedia.is 1.04
udagdns.net 0.97
opex.is 0.96
thekking.is 0.95
cloudflare.com 0.88
stefna.is 0.84
nethonnun.is 0.76
vortex.is 0.71


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