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
2015286152715
2014940049854
2013745740454
2012560232997
2011444527395
2010391122950
2009352519039
2008268015514
2007226812834
2006174210566
200517098824
200412477115
200311335868
200210744735
200110053661
200010622656
19996411594
1998467953
1997290486
199688196
199561108
19941447
1993633
1992627
1991521
IDN registrations began 2004. This is the number of existing registrations by year of creation.

yearregisteredheild
20151182879
20144382761
20133422323
20123101981
20112451671
20102311426
20092291195
2008238966
2007237728
2006118491
2005326373
20044747

Number of active domains by registration month

domesticforeign
reg.total%reg.total%
Mars6123916774.303521354925.70
Febrúar5663855574.503401319725.50
2015 Janúar6363798974.713551285725.29
Desember3843735374.922731250225.08
Nóvember5163696975.142481222924.86
Október5313645375.263061198124.74
September4783592275.472551167524.53
Ágúst4323544475.632701142024.37
Júlí3513501275.852751115024.15
Júní3743466176.123421087523.88
Maí5383428776.503761053323.50
Apríl4433374976.873141015723.13
Mars7193330677.19390984322.81
Febrúar5083258777.51330945322.49
2014 Janúar4483207977.86299912322.14
Desember3193163178.19230882421.81
Nóvember3473131278.46215859421.54
Október4293096578.70253837921.30
September4093053678.98235812621.02
Ágúst3813012779.24268789120.76
Júlí2652974679.60305762320.40
Júní3822948180.11233731819.89
Maí4192909980.42257708519.58
Apríl3932868080.77242682819.23

Net number of new domains per month

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

new%deleted%change%
Mars964 1.83512 0.97452 0.86
Febrúar905 1.75375 0.72530 1.02
2015 Janúar989 1.95463 0.91526 1.03
Desember657 1.32497 1.00160 0.32
Nóvember762 1.55460 0.94302 0.61
Október837 1.73442 0.91395 0.82
September736 1.55429 0.90307 0.65
Ágúst710 1.52425 0.91285 0.61
Júlí629 1.36431 0.93198 0.43
Júní713 1.57386 0.85327 0.72
Maí928 2.07465 1.04463 1.03
Apríl789 1.80489 1.11300 0.68
Mars1145 2.65503 1.17642 1.49
Febrúar878 2.09345 0.82533 1.27
2014 Janúar894 2.17475 1.15419 1.02
Desember701 1.73445 1.10256 0.63
Nóvember744 1.86383 0.96361 0.90
Október861 2.19343 0.87518 1.32
September814 2.11369 0.95445 1.15
Ágúst833 2.19304 0.80529 1.39
Júlí756 2.02478 1.28278 0.74
Júní781 2.12375 1.02406 1.10
Maí898 2.48388 1.07510 1.41
Apríl822 2.32466 1.31356 1.00

Number of new domains by registration day

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

registereddeletednet increase
181028
1753152
1651546
15341618
14381127
133256-24
1215213
1117215
1038335
0943538
08361521
074890-42
0618216
05909
0410010


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
019917473490
029068383521
0396411093707
0407573325
0509143463
0607163045
0706262725
0807023098
0907333566
1008373858
1107643657
1206573000


Domains registered to individuals

registeredtotal
Mars36913844
Febrúar31213475
2015 Janúar35013163
Desember20112813
Nóvember25512612
Október27112357
September25712086
Ágúst24911829
Júlí20911580
Júní18811371
Maí29811183
Apríl25010885
Mars33210635
Febrúar22310303
2014 Janúar23610080
Desember1479844
Nóvember1769697
Október1889521
September1899333
Ágúst1739144
Júlí1078971
Júní1608864
Maí1708704
Apríl1718534


Domain administration

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

New Registrations

registered/IDN
Mars97243
Febrúar91446
2015 Janúar100033
Desember66124
Nóvember77052
Október85235
September74136
Ágúst71431
Júlí63321
Júní72524
Maí93933
Apríl79741
Mars115694
Febrúar88231
2014 Janúar90342
Desember70636
Nóvember75625
Október87225
September85845
Ágúst85135

Registration changes

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

changed
Mars1727
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

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
Mars728
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

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

reactivated
Mars292
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

Deleted domains

deleted
Mars514
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

Transferred domains (from one registrant to another)

transferred
Mars160
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

Parked and forwarded domains

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

parkedforwarded
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
Júlí 5433 2465
Júní 5280 2430
Maí 5224 2412

Number of nameserver registrations

registered nameservers
Mars70
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


Domain names

lengthnumberlengthnumberlengthnumberlengthnumber
14428803351243879
54787653287510285106
95003104452113685122735
13215614167015126216970
17634184421935920220
21165229523732452
25402618277286
2910309316322
333372381401

letternumberletternumberletternumberletternumber
0181198283376
457526631724
824925a3094á41
b3383c1671d1604ð1
e1865é3f2883g2593
h3646i2527í75j919
k2076l2510m2910n1819
o1132ó22p1893q113
r2085s5998t2759u688
ú26v2282w724x171
y267ý2z220þ93
æ22ö37


Registrant residency

registrant country of residencenumer of domains
IS39115
US4567
DE1461
GB1245
NO1017
SE616
DK558
NL419
CH408
CA388
FR305
AU265
IT177
FI173
AT165
BE146
ES143
BR120
RU110
CN66

Domestic registrants in more detail ..

postal codenumber of domains
101 Reykjavík4267
105 Reykjavík3892
108 Reykjavík2957
110 Reykjavík2577
200 Kópavogi1800
104 Reykjavík1678
220 Hafnarfirði1661
112 Reykjavík1627
201 Kópavogi1510
210 Garðabæ1368
600 Akureyri902
270 Mosfellsbæ887
107 Reykjavík882
109 Reykjavík852
221 Hafnarfirði763
113 Reykjavík629
203 Kópavogi593
230 Reykjanesbæ544
800 Selfossi494
103 Reykjavík459

city/countynumber of domains
Reykjavík21499
Kópavogi3969
Hafnarfirði2508
Akureyri1437
Garðabæ1404
Reykjanesbæ1121
Mosfellsbæ938
Selfossi811
Seltjarnarnesi471
Álftanesi340
Borgarnesi324
Akranesi319
Egilsstöðum235
Vestmannaeyjum223
Húsavík222
Höfn í Hornafirði205
Ísafirði204
Hveragerði179
Grindavík170
Sauðárkróki162


Companies hosting .IS domains

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

Hosting companyshare (%)
1984.is 15.39
simnet.is 3.88
c.is 2.35
x.is 2.26
hysing.is 1.97
hyp.net 1.58
netvistun.is 1.45
basis.is 1.39
dg.is 1.33
hysingar.is 1.22
iwantmyname.net 1.09
101domain.com 1.08
cloudflare.com 1.06
smartmedia.is 1.04
udagdns.net 0.96
opex.is 0.96
thekking.is 0.94
stefna.is 0.84
nethonnun.is 0.74
vortex.is 0.70


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