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
2015620954131
2014863547922
2013705839287
2012537532229
2011427926854
2010381522575
2009343618760
2008262115324
2007224212703
2006171810461
200516878743
200412287056
200311215828
200210674707
20019983640
200010532642
19996381589
1998467951
1997288484
199688196
199561108
19941447
1993633
1992627
1991521
IDN registrations began 2004. This is the number of existing registrations by year of creation.

yearregisteredheild
20152382938
20144162700
20133342284
20123031950
20112401647
20102291407
20092231178
2008234955
2007234721
2006118487
2005322369
20044747

Number of active domains by registration month

domesticforeign
reg.total%reg.total%
Júlí4354004673.983331408626.02
Júní4643961174.233521375325.77
Maí5433914774.503311340125.50
Apríl5773860474.713351307025.29
Mars6103802774.913451273525.09
Febrúar5593741775.123371239024.88
2015 Janúar6353685875.363531205324.64
Desember3813622375.592711170024.41
Nóvember5133584275.822471142924.18
Október5293532975.963051118224.04
September4693480076.192521087723.81
Ágúst4143433176.372681062523.63
Júlí3313391776.612651035723.39
Júní3583358676.893321009223.11
Maí4833322877.30292976022.70
Apríl3783274577.57231946822.43
Mars6313236777.80297923722.20
Febrúar4473173678.02249894021.98
2014 Janúar4253128978.26267869121.74
Desember3153086478.56230842421.44
Nóvember3463054978.85214819421.15
Október4273020379.10252798020.90
September3992977679.39234772820.61
Ágúst3722937779.68263749420.32

Net number of new domains per month

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

new%deleted%change%
Júlí762 1.41511 0.94251 0.46
Júní813 1.52509 0.95304 0.57
Maí879 1.67477 0.91402 0.77
Apríl914 1.77482 0.93432 0.84
Mars964 1.90512 1.01452 0.89
Febrúar905 1.82375 0.75530 1.06
2015 Janúar989 2.02463 0.95526 1.08
Desember657 1.37497 1.04160 0.33
Nóvember762 1.61460 0.97302 0.64
Október837 1.80442 0.95395 0.85
September736 1.61429 0.94307 0.67
Ágúst710 1.58425 0.95285 0.63
Júlí629 1.42431 0.97198 0.45
Júní713 1.63386 0.88327 0.75
Maí928 2.16465 1.08463 1.08
Apríl789 1.87489 1.16300 0.71
Mars1145 2.75503 1.21642 1.54
Febrúar878 2.16345 0.85533 1.31
2014 Janúar894 2.24475 1.19419 1.05
Desember701 1.78445 1.13256 0.65
Nóvember744 1.92383 0.99361 0.93
Október861 2.25343 0.90518 1.36
September814 2.17369 0.98445 1.19
Ágúst833 2.26304 0.82529 1.43

Number of new domains by registration day

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

registereddeletednet increase
0214014
1. Ágúst734
3136333
3033528
291720-3
283486-52
2729326
2621021
2518117
2430129
2330822
221829-11
212830-2
202296-74
1911011


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
019886923398
028966963296
039559283460
049126093101
058747753278
068166902985
077685962682
0806823057
0907213539
1008343846
1107603654
1206522992


Domains registered to individuals

registeredtotal
Júlí24714406
Júní24214159
Maí29013917
Apríl33613627
Mars36013291
Febrúar30412931
2015 Janúar34612627
Desember19812281
Nóvember25712083
Október27211826
September25211554
Ágúst23911302
Júlí19211063
Júní17710871
Maí25910694
Apríl20510435
Mars27310230
Febrúar1809957
2014 Janúar2209777
Desember1479557
Nóvember1789410
Október1919232
September1809041
Ágúst1768861


Domain administration

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

New Registrations

registered/IDN
Júlí77029
Júní82233
Maí88437
Apríl91828
Mars97243
Febrúar91446
2015 Janúar100033
Desember66124
Nóvember77052
Október85235
September74136
Ágúst71431
Júlí63321
Júní72524
Maí93933
Apríl79741
Mars115694
Febrúar88231
2014 Janúar90342
Desember70636

Registration changes

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

changed
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
Ágúst701

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
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
Ágúst425

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

reactivated
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
Ágúst198

Deleted domains

deleted
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
Ágúst304

Transferred domains (from one registrant to another)

transferred
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
Ágúst126

Parked and forwarded domains

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

parkedforwarded
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
September 5651 2564

Number of nameserver registrations

registered nameservers
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
Ágúst83


Domain names

lengthnumberlengthnumberlengthnumberlengthnumber
14529023357943979
54883654707524685217
95140104563113792122840
13219814173515130016995
17664184571937420239
211682210423762456
25402622277286
299309316322
333341372381
391401

letternumberletternumberletternumberletternumber
0171208285387
461529632723
830924a3213á44
b3470c1734d1644ð1
e1905é4f2951g2617
h3728i2606í75j946
k2105l2570m3010n1874
o1156ó22p1982q123
r2132s6122t2832u707
ú27v2339w759x177
y274ý2z228þ96
æ22ö39


Registrant residency

registrant country of residencenumer of domains
IS40055
US4732
DE1487
GB1293
NO1089
SE646
DK552
NL439
CH436
CA381
FR310
AU280
IT188
FI173
AT166
ES142
BR126
BE120
RU113
CN75

Domestic registrants in more detail ..

postal codenumber of domains
101 Reykjavík4360
105 Reykjavík4010
108 Reykjavík2913
110 Reykjavík2673
200 Kópavogi1887
104 Reykjavík1703
220 Hafnarfirði1701
112 Reykjavík1653
201 Kópavogi1511
210 Garðabæ1430
600 Akureyri936
270 Mosfellsbæ930
107 Reykjavík886
109 Reykjavík883
221 Hafnarfirði802
113 Reykjavík645
203 Kópavogi624
230 Reykjanesbæ546
800 Selfossi520
170 Seltjarnarnesi480

city/countynumber of domains
Reykjavík21914
Kópavogi4089
Hafnarfirði2597
Akureyri1481
Garðabæ1469
Reykjanesbæ1179
Mosfellsbæ984
Selfossi815
Seltjarnarnesi494
Borgarnesi335
Álftanesi334
Akranesi318
Egilsstöðum237
Húsavík232
Vestmannaeyjum219
Höfn í Hornafirði218
Ísafirði207
Grindavík180
Hveragerði166
Sauðárkróki159


Companies hosting .IS domains

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

Hosting companyshare (%)
1984.is 15.30
simnet.is 3.79
c.is 2.21
x.is 2.17
hysing.is 1.85
hyp.net 1.63
netvistun.is 1.43
basis.is 1.35
cloudflare.com 1.27
dg.is 1.25
hysingar.is 1.17
101domain.com 1.06
iwantmyname.net 1.04
opex.is 1.03
smartmedia.is 1.00
thekking.is 0.93
udag.org 0.92
stefna.is 0.87
nethonnun.is 0.74
dnsimple.com 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