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
2014537649492
2013903144116
2012636835085
2011488928717
2010417323828
2009376919655
2008277615886
2007235213110
2006179210758
200517448966
200412727222
200311525950
200210844798
200110333714
200010752681
19996471606
1998470959
1997293489
199688196
199561108
19941447
1993633
1992627
1991521
19901116
IDN registrations began 2004. This is the number of existing registrations by year of creation.

yearregisteredheild
20142602734
20133792474
20123462095
20112751749
20102441474
20092441230
2008245986
2007240741
2006123501
2005331378
20044747

Number of active domains by registration month

domesticforeign
reg.total%reg.total%
Júní3753703974.843481245425.16
Maí5493666475.183811210624.82
Apríl4753611575.493191172524.51
Mars7593564075.763991140624.24
Febrúar5363488176.013391100723.99
2014 Janúar5223434576.303741066823.70
Desember3803382376.673211029423.33
Nóvember4423344377.03301997322.97
Október5043300177.33357967222.67
September5003249777.72344931522.28
Ágúst4443199778.10385897121.90
Júlí3183155378.61415858621.39
Júní4403123579.26326817120.74
Maí5013079579.70355784520.30
Apríl4293029480.18292749019.82
Mars4322986580.58266719819.42
Febrúar4232943380.94195693219.06
2013 Janúar4292901081.15232673718.85
Desember2772858181.46168650518.54
Nóvember3692830481.71192633718.29
Október4232793581.97239614518.03
September3322751282.33198590617.67
Ágúst3432718082.64168570817.36
Júlí2402683782.89171554017.11

Net number of new domains per month

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

stofnuð%afmáð%fjölgun%
Júní713 1.44386 0.78327 0.66
Maí928 1.90465 0.95463 0.95
Apríl789 1.65489 1.02300 0.63
Mars1145 2.43503 1.07642 1.36
Febrúar878 1.91345 0.75533 1.16
2014 Janúar894 1.99475 1.06419 0.93
Desember701 1.59445 1.01256 0.58
Nóvember744 1.71383 0.88361 0.83
Október861 2.02343 0.80518 1.21
September814 1.95369 0.88445 1.06
Ágúst833 2.03304 0.74529 1.29
Júlí756 1.88478 1.19278 0.69
Júní781 1.98375 0.95406 1.03
Maí898 2.32388 1.00510 1.32
Apríl822 2.18466 1.23356 0.94
Mars869 2.34389 1.05480 1.30
Febrúar815 2.24249 0.68566 1.56
2013 Janúar838 2.34417 1.17421 1.18
Desember613 1.75309 0.88304 0.87
Nóvember730 2.11299 0.86431 1.24
Október857 2.51338 0.99519 1.52
September666 1.99241 0.72425 1.27
Ágúst679 2.06294 0.89385 1.17
Júlí578 1.79356 1.10222 0.69

Number of new domains by registration day

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

registereddeletednet increase
22261412
212254-32
20615
19413
1820317
1723221
1626242
1520146
142959-30
13826
12808
1128325
1021120
09431627
08331518


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
018966613038
028756182967
0311586983075
047947212807
059308562990
067237662590
0707332331
0808292663
0908443183
1008613443
1107433340
1207012659


Domains registered to individuals

registeredtotal
Júní19612653
Maí30912457
Apríl28312148
Mars37111865
Febrúar25111494
2014 Janúar29811243
Desember19410945
Nóvember23710751
Október24810514
September25110266
Ágúst22010015
Júlí1399795
Júní2059656
Maí2269451
Apríl1969225
Mars2349029
Febrúar1748795
2013 Janúar1888621
Desember1228433
Nóvember1588311
Október1848153
September1437969
Ágúst1437826
Júlí1127683


Domain administration

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

New Registrations

registered/IDN
Júní72524
Maí93933
Apríl79741
Mars115694
Febrúar88231
2014 Janúar90342
Desember70636
Nóvember75625
Október87225
September85845
Ágúst85135
Júlí76617
Júní79242
Maí90645
Apríl82932
Mars87748
Febrúar82339
2013 Janúar84529
Desember61730
Nóvember74143

Registration changes

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

changed
Júní1408
Maí1535
Apríl1545
Mars2486
Febrúar1531
2014 Janúar1782
Desember1405
Nóvember1718
Október1534
September979
Ágúst701
Júlí686
Júní622
Maí614
Apríl649
Mars568
Febrúar1825
2013 Janúar1950
Desember1354
Nóvember1960
Október1705
September1553
Ágúst1585
Júlí1196

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
Júní615
Maí627
Apríl513
Mars595
Febrúar600
2014 Janúar709
Desember378
Nóvember529
Október611
September505
Ágúst425
Júlí502
Júní411
Maí677
Apríl513
Mars490
Febrúar545
2013 Janúar630
Desember314
Nóvember472
Október583
September420
Ágúst374
Júlí363

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

reactivated
Júní279
Maí263
Apríl192
Mars246
Febrúar259
2014 Janúar235
Desember168
Nóvember233
Október232
September208
Ágúst198
Júlí232
Júní208
Maí242
Apríl238
Mars220
Febrúar238
2013 Janúar204
Desember171
Nóvember234
Október268
September157
Ágúst173
Júlí159

Deleted domains

deleted
Júní387
Maí465
Apríl490
Mars503
Febrúar346
2014 Janúar475
Desember447
Nóvember383
Október344
September374
Ágúst304
Júlí478
Júní375
Maí388
Apríl466
Mars389
Febrúar250
2013 Janúar417
Desember311
Nóvember299
Október338
September242
Ágúst294
Júlí356

Transferred domains (from one registrant to another)

transferred
Júní120
Maí142
Apríl156
Mars153
Febrúar142
2014 Janúar146
Desember99
Nóvember96
Október132
September150
Ágúst126
Júlí90
Júní90
Maí199
Apríl136
Mars128
Febrúar149
2013 Janúar192
Desember82
Nóvember177
Október130
September149
Ágúst168
Júlí89

Parked and forwarded domains

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

parkedforwarded
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
Nóvember 4588 2139
Október 4459 2098
September 4353 2040
Ágúst 4248 2008

Number of nameserver registrations

registered nameservers
Júní106
Maí94
Apríl72
Mars79
Febrúar104
2014 Janúar99
Desember68
Nóvember82
Október112
September77
Ágúst83
Júlí102
Júní106
Maí93
Apríl123
Mars120
Febrúar113
2013 Janúar120
Desember117
Nóvember120
Október104
September112
Ágúst64
Júlí67


Domain names

lengthnumberlengthnumberlengthnumberlengthnumber
14228213333243661
54586650187484884829
94658104147113437122557
13198914152915118116889
17598183971932720211
21157228023622446
25322615279287
296308315322
334372381

letternumberletternumberletternumberletternumber
0191183276375
452526628722
824925a2896á41
b3172c1537d1503ð1
e1718é3f2686g2477
h3446i2356í74j857
k1974l2388m2730n1734
o1047ó19p1802q103
r1910s5654t2616u656
ú22v2150w644x164
y236ý2z201þ91
æ21ö32


Registrant residency

registrant country of residencenumer of domains
IS36908
US4203
DE1364
GB1138
NO929
SE573
DK521
NL390
CH373
CA367
FR305
AU247
FI168
AT163
IT153
BE147
ES139
BR116
RU107
KR59

Domestic registrants in more detail ..

postal codenumber of domains
101 Reykjavík4010
105 Reykjavík3710
108 Reykjavík2758
110 Reykjavík2514
200 Kópavogi1716
104 Reykjavík1614
220 Hafnarfirði1558
112 Reykjavík1543
201 Kópavogi1415
210 Garðabæ1223
270 Mosfellsbæ854
600 Akureyri817
107 Reykjavík793
109 Reykjavík741
221 Hafnarfirði722
113 Reykjavík573
203 Kópavogi537
230 Reykjanesbæ519
800 Selfossi480
103 Reykjavík460

city/countynumber of domains
Reykjavík20398
Kópavogi3706
Hafnarfirði2353
Akureyri1338
Garðabæ1256
Reykjanesbæ1065
Mosfellsbæ889
Selfossi773
Seltjarnarnesi436
Álftanesi337
Akranesi319
Borgarnesi305
Vestmannaeyjum233
Egilsstöðum223
Húsavík208
Höfn í Hornafirði202
Ísafirði196
Grindavík168
Hveragerði165
Sauðárkróki157


Companies hosting .IS domains

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

Hosting companyshare (%)
1984.is 15.06
simnet.is 4.30
c.is 2.66
x.is 2.28
hysing.is 2.20
netvistun.is 1.57
basis.is 1.56
hyp.net 1.53
hysingar.is 1.32
101domain.com 1.25
smartmedia.is 1.10
dg.is 1.07
iwantmyname.net 1.02
udagdns.net 1.00
thekking.is 0.98
opex.is 0.88
stefna.is 0.84
instradns.com 0.79
nethonnun.is 0.76
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