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
2014826950705
2013827342436
2012600834163
2011467528155
2010407623480
2009369119404
2008273115713
2007231612982
2006176310666
200517258903
200412637178
200311445915
200210794771
200110203692
200010692672
19996451603
1998469958
1997293489
199688196
199561108
19941447
1993633
1992627
1991521
19901116
IDN registrations began 2004. This is the number of existing registrations by year of creation.

yearregisteredheild
20143752771
20133612396
20123322035
20112561703
20102351447
20092381212
2008241974
2007238733
2006119495
2005329376
20044747

Number of active domains by registration month

domesticforeign
reg.total%reg.total%
Október5343780674.563071290025.44
September4843727274.752581259325.25
Ágúst4353678874.892741233525.11
Júlí3533635375.092751206124.91
Júní3753600075.343441178624.66
Maí5443562575.693811144224.31
Apríl4693508176.033231106123.97
Mars7553461276.323981073823.68
Febrúar5293385776.603391034023.40
2014 Janúar5193332876.923731000123.08
Desember3613280977.31318962822.69
Nóvember4203244877.70300931022.30
Október4893202878.04349901021.96
September4813153978.46341866121.54
Ágúst4003105878.87314832021.13
Júlí2683065879.29307800620.71
Júní3833039079.79233769920.21
Maí4303000780.08260746619.92
Apríl4042957780.41244720619.59
Mars4292917380.73266696219.27
Febrúar4232874481.11195669618.89
2013 Janúar4262832181.33232650118.67
Desember2662789581.65168626918.35
Nóvember3652762981.91190610118.09

Net number of new domains per month

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

new%deleted%change%
Október837 1.65442 0.87395 0.78
September736 1.48429 0.86307 0.62
Ágúst710 1.45425 0.87285 0.58
Júlí629 1.30431 0.89198 0.41
Júní713 1.49386 0.81327 0.68
Maí928 1.97465 0.99463 0.98
Apríl789 1.71489 1.06300 0.65
Mars1145 2.52503 1.11642 1.42
Febrúar878 1.99345 0.78533 1.21
2014 Janúar894 2.06475 1.10419 0.97
Desember701 1.65445 1.05256 0.60
Nóvember744 1.78383 0.92361 0.86
Október861 2.10343 0.84518 1.26
September814 2.02369 0.92445 1.11
Ágúst833 2.12304 0.77529 1.34
Júlí756 1.96478 1.24278 0.72
Júní781 2.05375 0.98406 1.07
Maí898 2.40388 1.04510 1.36
Apríl822 2.23466 1.27356 0.97
Mars869 2.40389 1.08480 1.33
Febrúar815 2.30249 0.70566 1.60
2013 Janúar838 2.41417 1.20421 1.21
Desember613 1.79309 0.90304 0.89
Nóvember730 2.16299 0.89431 1.28

Number of new domains by registration day

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

registereddeletednet increase
2030129
19341915
18311813
173458-24
16909
15918
1425025
1344638
12371819
1130255
1026110-84
0910010
0812012
0744341
0636234


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
018926583022
028686182957
0311536953067
047926482721
059256902810
067196162438
076285752166
087097142531
097428223126
108418383387
1107203299
1206792640


Domains registered to individuals

registeredtotal
Október28113123
September26212842
Ágúst25612580
Júlí21212324
Júní19512112
Maí30511917
Apríl27311612
Mars36811339
Febrúar24710971
2014 Janúar29410724
Desember17810430
Nóvember22410252
Október23410028
September2409794
Ágúst1869554
Júlí1089368
Júní1609260
Maí1799100
Apríl1828921
Mars2338739
Febrúar1728506
2013 Janúar1878334
Desember1128147
Nóvember1568035


Domain administration

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

New Registrations

registered/IDN
Október85235
September74136
Ágúst71431
Júlí63321
Júní72524
Maí93933
Apríl79741
Mars115694
Febrúar88231
2014 Janúar90342
Desember70636
Nóvember75625
Október87225
September85845
Ágúst85135
Júlí76617
Júní79242
Maí90645
Apríl82932
Mars87748

Registration changes

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

changed
Október2140
September1764
Ágúst1361
Júlí1404
Júní1408
Maí1535
Apríl1545
Mars2486
Febrúar1531
2014 Janúar1782
Desember1405
Nóvember1718
Október1534
September979
Ágúst701
Júlí686
Júní622
Maí614
Apríl649
Mars568
Febrúar1825
2013 Janúar1950
Desember1354
Nóvember1960

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
Október648
September695
Ágúst520
Júlí618
Júní615
Maí627
Apríl513
Mars595
Febrúar600
2014 Janúar709
Desember378
Nóvember529
Október611
September505
Ágúst425
Júlí502
Júní411
Maí677
Apríl513
Mars490
Febrúar545
2013 Janúar630
Desember314
Nóvember472

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

reactivated
Október277
September281
Ágúst231
Júlí272
Júní279
Maí263
Apríl192
Mars246
Febrúar259
2014 Janúar235
Desember168
Nóvember233
Október232
September208
Ágúst198
Júlí232
Júní208
Maí242
Apríl238
Mars220
Febrúar238
2013 Janúar204
Desember171
Nóvember234

Deleted domains

deleted
Október442
September435
Ágúst425
Júlí431
Júní387
Maí465
Apríl490
Mars503
Febrúar346
2014 Janúar475
Desember447
Nóvember383
Október344
September374
Ágúst304
Júlí478
Júní375
Maí388
Apríl466
Mars389
Febrúar250
2013 Janúar417
Desember311
Nóvember299

Transferred domains (from one registrant to another)

transferred
Október203
September191
Ágúst115
Júlí131
Júní120
Maí142
Apríl156
Mars153
Febrúar142
2014 Janúar146
Desember99
Nóvember96
Október132
September150
Ágúst126
Júlí90
Júní90
Maí199
Apríl136
Mars128
Febrúar149
2013 Janúar192
Desember82
Nóvember177

Parked and forwarded domains

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

parkedforwarded
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
Febrúar 4911 2272
2013 Janúar 4799 2235
Desember 4685 2199

Number of nameserver registrations

registered nameservers
Október104
September82
Ágúst274
Júlí153
Júní106
Maí94
Apríl72
Mars79
Febrúar104
2014 Janúar99
Desember68
Nóvember82
Október112
September77
Ágúst83
Júlí102
Júní106
Maí93
Apríl123
Mars120
Febrúar113
2013 Janúar120
Desember117
Nóvember120


Domain names

lengthnumberlengthnumberlengthnumberlengthnumber
14428403341643765
54674651687495584941
94755104253113516122628
13204514157015120416917
17608184121933420210
21158228423682450
25352612278286
297309315322
334372381

letternumberletternumberletternumberletternumber
0171191277375
454527628724
824925a2960á41
b3231c1612d1530ð1
e1795é3f2782g2531
h3505i2446í75j875
k1994l2445m2803n1751
o1089ó21p1843q107
r1986s5778t2648u660
ú24v2194w660x169
y247ý2z208þ94
æ21ö33


Registrant residency

registrant country of residencenumer of domains
IS37694
US4374
DE1404
GB1170
NO967
SE591
DK538
NL405
CH387
CA372
FR298
AU257
FI176
AT164
IT163
BE152
ES142
BR114
RU112
CN65

Domestic registrants in more detail ..

postal codenumber of domains
101 Reykjavík4101
105 Reykjavík3803
108 Reykjavík2820
110 Reykjavík2531
200 Kópavogi1775
104 Reykjavík1631
112 Reykjavík1571
220 Hafnarfirði1567
201 Kópavogi1454
210 Garðabæ1294
270 Mosfellsbæ859
600 Akureyri839
107 Reykjavík819
109 Reykjavík777
221 Hafnarfirði729
113 Reykjavík599
203 Kópavogi551
230 Reykjanesbæ519
800 Selfossi482
103 Reykjavík468

city/countynumber of domains
Reykjavík20780
Kópavogi3832
Hafnarfirði2375
Akureyri1364
Garðabæ1327
Reykjanesbæ1082
Mosfellsbæ898
Selfossi778
Seltjarnarnesi447
Álftanesi355
Akranesi327
Borgarnesi309
Vestmannaeyjum238
Egilsstöðum226
Húsavík217
Höfn í Hornafirði199
Ísafirði194
Hveragerði176
Grindavík170
Sauðárkróki158


Companies hosting .IS domains

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

Hosting companyshare (%)
1984.is 15.20
simnet.is 4.14
c.is 2.53
x.is 2.33
hysing.is 2.12
hyp.net 1.55
netvistun.is 1.52
basis.is 1.48
hysingar.is 1.29
101domain.com 1.15
iwantmyname.net 1.09
dg.is 1.07
smartmedia.is 1.05
udagdns.net 0.98
thekking.is 0.97
opex.is 0.95
stefna.is 0.84
nethonnun.is 0.76
vortex.is 0.74
dnsimple.com 0.74


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