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
2015696754420
2014844147453
2013694439012
2012532532068
2011424926743
2010379322494
2009341218701
2008261315289
2007223412676
2006171210442
200516868730
200412267044
200311205818
200210654698
20019983633
200010492635
19996361586
1998467950
1997288483
199687195
199561108
19941447
1993633
1992627
1991521
IDN registrations began 2004. This is the number of existing registrations by year of creation.

yearregisteredheild
20152622944
20144132682
20133332269
20123001936
20112381636
20102271398
20092211171
2008233950
2007231717
2006117486
2005322369
20044747

Number of active domains by registration month

domesticforeign
reg.total%reg.total%
Ágúst4664025373.972991416826.03
Júlí4343978774.153331386925.85
Júní4633935374.413521353625.59
Maí5413889074.683301318425.32
Apríl5763834974.903351285425.10
Mars6093777375.113451251924.89
Febrúar5593716475.333371217424.67
2015 Janúar6353660575.563531183724.44
Desember3813597075.802711148424.20
Nóvember5133558976.042471121323.96
Október5173507676.183041096623.82
September4613455976.422551066223.58
Ágúst4133409876.622671040723.38
Júlí3313368576.862641014023.14
Júní3193335477.15260987622.85
Maí4613303577.45256961622.55
Apríl3773257477.68231936022.32
Mars6303219777.91297912922.09
Febrúar4463156778.14249883221.86
2014 Janúar4243112178.38267858321.62
Desember3153069778.68230831621.32
Nóvember3473038278.98213808621.02
Október4243003579.23252787320.77
September3952961179.53233762120.47

Net number of new domains per month

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

new%deleted%change%
Ágúst764 1.40484 0.89280 0.51
Júlí762 1.42511 0.95251 0.47
Júní813 1.54509 0.96304 0.57
Maí879 1.69477 0.92402 0.77
Apríl914 1.79482 0.94432 0.84
Mars964 1.92512 1.02452 0.90
Febrúar905 1.83375 0.76530 1.07
2015 Janúar989 2.04463 0.96526 1.09
Desember657 1.38497 1.05160 0.34
Nóvember762 1.63460 0.98302 0.65
Október837 1.82442 0.96395 0.86
September736 1.63429 0.95307 0.68
Ágúst710 1.60425 0.95285 0.64
Júlí629 1.44431 0.98198 0.45
Júní713 1.65386 0.89327 0.76
Maí928 2.18465 1.09463 1.09
Apríl789 1.88489 1.17300 0.72
Mars1145 2.77503 1.22642 1.55
Febrúar878 2.17345 0.85533 1.32
2014 Janúar894 2.25475 1.20419 1.06
Desember701 1.80445 1.14256 0.66
Nóvember744 1.93383 1.00361 0.94
Október861 2.27343 0.90518 1.37
September814 2.19369 0.99445 1.20

Number of new domains by registration day

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

registereddeletednet increase
0349742
02402119
1. September372413
313553-18
30606
2915015
2824420
2734430
2626242
25321913
2433127-94
2312111
2215114
2155352
20391128
1947938
1823320
1730327
1613013
15707
1418117
13431033
1227189
1122157
103187-56
09716
08918
0729128
0627225
0529326
043578-43
Total849531318


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
019886913395
028966953296
039549273458
049116083101
058717173192
068155792853
077675952676
087656803041
0907163520
1008213836
1107603653
1206522992


Domains registered to individuals

registeredtotal
Ágúst26614522
Júlí24514256
Júní24214011
Maí29013769
Apríl33413479
Mars35913145
Febrúar30412786
2015 Janúar34512482
Desember19712137
Nóvember25611940
Október26411684
September24411420
Ágúst24111176
Júlí19110935
Júní14910744
Maí24610595
Apríl20310349
Mars27210146
Febrúar1809874
2014 Janúar2209694
Desember1489474
Nóvember1789326
Október1899148
September1768959


Domain administration

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

New Registrations

registered/IDN
Ágúst76826
Júlí77029
Júní82233
Maí88437
Apríl91828
Mars97243
Febrúar91446
2015 Janúar100033
Desember66124
Nóvember77052
Október85235
September74136
Ágúst71431
Júlí63321
Júní72524
Maí93933
Apríl79741
Mars115694
Febrúar88231
2014 Janúar90342

Registration changes

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

changed
Ágúst1587
Júlí2177
Júní2352
Maí1365
Apríl1463
Mars1727
Febrúar1830
2015 Janúar2006
Desember1642
Nóvember1535
Október2140
September1764
Ágúst1361
Júlí1404
Júní1408
Maí1535
Apríl1545
Mars2486
Febrúar1531
2014 Janúar1782
Desember1405
Nóvember1718
Október1534
September979

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
Ágúst486
Júlí487
Júní661
Maí693
Apríl613
Mars728
Febrúar642
2015 Janúar721
Desember437
Nóvember544
Október648
September695
Ágúst520
Júlí618
Júní615
Maí627
Apríl513
Mars595
Febrúar600
2014 Janúar709
Desember378
Nóvember529
Október611
September505

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

reactivated
Ágúst207
Júlí230
Júní274
Maí276
Apríl283
Mars292
Febrúar279
2015 Janúar280
Desember210
Nóvember251
Október277
September281
Ágúst231
Júlí272
Júní279
Maí263
Apríl192
Mars246
Febrúar259
2014 Janúar235
Desember168
Nóvember233
Október232
September208

Deleted domains

deleted
Ágúst484
Júlí512
Júní509
Maí477
Apríl482
Mars514
Febrúar377
2015 Janúar463
Desember497
Nóvember460
Október442
September435
Ágúst425
Júlí431
Júní387
Maí465
Apríl490
Mars503
Febrúar346
2014 Janúar475
Desember447
Nóvember383
Október344
September374

Transferred domains (from one registrant to another)

transferred
Ágúst233
Júlí214
Júní155
Maí125
Apríl212
Mars160
Febrúar180
2015 Janúar238
Desember195
Nóvember146
Október203
September191
Ágúst115
Júlí131
Júní120
Maí142
Apríl156
Mars153
Febrúar142
2014 Janúar146
Desember99
Nóvember96
Október132
September150

Parked and forwarded domains

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

parkedforwarded
September 8680 4073
Ágúst 8547 3960
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

Number of nameserver registrations

registered nameservers
Ágúst87
Júlí60
Júní89
Maí75
Apríl91
Mars70
Febrúar98
2015 Janúar99
Desember87
Nóvember92
Október104
September82
Ágúst274
Júlí153
Júní106
Maí94
Apríl72
Mars79
Febrúar104
2014 Janúar99
Desember68
Nóvember82
Október112
September77


Domain names

lengthnumberlengthnumberlengthnumberlengthnumber
14529023360443993
54895654947527385245
95161104585113797122862
132222141753151312161007
17673184621937620246
211732210223762456
25392620277286
299309316322
333341372381
391401

letternumberletternumberletternumberletternumber
0171204286386
460528631723
827921a3248á43
b3509c1743d1651ð1
e1912é4f2966g2633
h3729i2616í75j953
k2103l2579m3027n1903
o1168ó22p1991q124
r2140s6151t2847u708
ú28v2357w768x178
y278ý2z223þ97
æ22ö39


Registrant residency

registrant country of residencenumer of domains
IS40270
US4758
DE1490
GB1297
NO1114
SE646
DK553
NL443
CH438
CA364
FR310
AU290
IT192
FI172
AT162
ES152
BR123
BE118
RU113
CN78

Domestic registrants in more detail ..

postal codenumber of domains
101 Reykjavík4406
105 Reykjavík3990
108 Reykjavík2999
110 Reykjavík2694
200 Kópavogi1894
220 Hafnarfirði1719
104 Reykjavík1714
112 Reykjavík1644
201 Kópavogi1493
210 Garðabæ1424
600 Akureyri949
270 Mosfellsbæ922
109 Reykjavík903
107 Reykjavík885
221 Hafnarfirði795
113 Reykjavík651
203 Kópavogi643
230 Reykjanesbæ546
800 Selfossi518
170 Seltjarnarnesi478

city/countynumber of domains
Reykjavík22076
Kópavogi4097
Hafnarfirði2609
Akureyri1489
Garðabæ1465
Reykjanesbæ1181
Mosfellsbæ977
Selfossi816
Seltjarnarnesi492
Álftanesi339
Borgarnesi333
Akranesi325
Egilsstöðum236
Húsavík231
Höfn í Hornafirði221
Vestmannaeyjum218
Ísafirði204
Grindavík178
Hveragerði168
Sauðárkróki160


Companies hosting .IS domains

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

Hosting companyshare (%)
1984.is 15.26
simnet.is 3.75
c.is 2.17
x.is 2.16
hysing.is 1.82
hyp.net 1.65
netvistun.is 1.42
basis.is 1.34
cloudflare.com 1.31
dg.is 1.25
hysingar.is 1.17
opex.is 1.05
101domain.com 1.05
iwantmyname.net 1.03
smartmedia.is 0.98
thekking.is 0.92
udag.org 0.91
stefna.is 0.86
t.is 0.81
nethonnun.is 0.73


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