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
2014599749695
2013883943698
2012627434859
2011484628585
2010413823739
2009375519601
2008276115846
2007234313085
2006179010742
200517358952
200412697217
200311525948
200210844796
200110323712
200010752680
19996461605
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
20142792733
20133732454
20123442081
20112721737
20102391465
20092441226
2008242982
2007239740
2006123501
2005331378
20044747

Number of active domains by registration month

domesticforeign
reg.total%reg.total%
Júlí3553713174.722751256525.28
Júní3753677674.953481229025.05
Maí5483640175.303811194224.70
Apríl4713585375.623221156124.38
Mars7583538275.893981123924.11
Febrúar5323462476.163391084123.84
2014 Janúar5213409276.453741050223.55
Desember3803357176.823201012823.18
Nóvember4423319177.19301980822.81
Október5043274977.50357950722.50
September4953224577.90342915022.10
Ágúst4403175078.28381880821.72
Júlí3113131078.79414842721.21
Júní4383099979.46325801320.54
Maí4563056179.90307768820.10
Apríl4073010580.31244738119.69
Mars4312969880.62266713719.38
Febrúar4232926780.99195687119.01
2013 Janúar4282884481.20232667618.80
Desember2772841681.51168644418.49
Nóvember3682813981.76191627618.24
Október4212777182.03238608517.97
September3282735082.39196584717.61
Ágúst3432702282.70166565117.30

Net number of new domains per month

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

stofnuð%afmáð%fjölgun%
Júlí629 1.27431 0.87198 0.40
Júní713 1.45386 0.79327 0.67
Maí928 1.92465 0.96463 0.96
Apríl789 1.66489 1.03300 0.63
Mars1145 2.46503 1.08642 1.38
Febrúar878 1.93345 0.76533 1.17
2014 Janúar894 2.00475 1.07419 0.94
Desember701 1.60445 1.02256 0.59
Nóvember744 1.73383 0.89361 0.84
Október861 2.04343 0.81518 1.23
September814 1.97369 0.89445 1.08
Ágúst833 2.05304 0.75529 1.30
Júlí756 1.90478 1.20278 0.70
Júní781 2.00375 0.96406 1.04
Maí898 2.35388 1.01510 1.33
Apríl822 2.19466 1.24356 0.95
Mars869 2.36389 1.06480 1.30
Febrúar815 2.26249 0.69566 1.57
2013 Janúar838 2.36417 1.17421 1.19
Desember613 1.76309 0.89304 0.87
Nóvember730 2.12299 0.87431 1.25
Október857 2.53338 1.00519 1.53
September666 2.01241 0.73425 1.28
Ágúst679 2.08294 0.90385 1.18

Number of new domains by registration day

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

registereddeletednet increase
27331419
2625169
252669-43
2414113
2315015
2227225
2122319
202377-54
1935530
18341024
171019
1614014
1534232
1441437
13251411


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
018956603037
028716182965
0311566973074
047936512725
059297632890
067237632588
076307252319
0808212658
0908373168
1008613440
1107433337
1207002659


Domains registered to individuals

registeredtotal
Júlí21812730
Júní19612512
Maí30712316
Apríl27912009
Mars37111730
Febrúar25111359
2014 Janúar29811108
Desember19410810
Nóvember23710616
Október24810379
September24810131
Ágúst2189883
Júlí1359665
Júní2039530
Maí1989327
Apríl1849129
Mars2338945
Febrúar1748712
2013 Janúar1888538
Desember1228350
Nóvember1578228
Október1838071
September1397888
Ágúst1387749


Domain administration

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

New Registrations

registered/IDN
Júlí63321
Júní72524
Maí93933
Apríl79741
Mars115694
Febrúar88231
2014 Janúar90342
Desember70636
Nóvember75625
Október87225
September85845
Ágúst85135
Júlí76617
Júní79242
Maí90645
Apríl82932
Mars87748
Febrúar82339
2013 Janúar84529
Desember61730

Registration changes

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

changed
Júlí1404
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

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
Júlí618
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

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

reactivated
Júlí272
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

Deleted domains

deleted
Júlí431
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

Transferred domains (from one registrant to another)

transferred
Júlí131
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

Parked and forwarded domains

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

parkedforwarded
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
Nóvember 4588 2139
Október 4459 2098
September 4353 2040

Number of nameserver registrations

registered nameservers
Júlí153
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


Domain names

lengthnumberlengthnumberlengthnumberlengthnumber
14328293335743691
54589650557486784844
94677104168113441122560
13198814152915118216894
17600184001933020211
21158228123642447
25322615279286
296309315322
334372381

letternumberletternumberletternumberletternumber
0181184277375
453527628723
824925a2915á41
b3176c1562d1519ð1
e1730é3f2699g2494
h3444i2370í73j855
k1976l2401m2740n1731
o1057ó20p1809q104
r1932s5650t2624u648
ú22v2164w650x167
y235ý2z203þ92
æ21ö32


Registrant residency

registrant country of residencenumer of domains
IS37001
US4259
DE1377
GB1134
NO930
SE578
DK531
NL398
CH382
CA367
FR306
AU250
FI166
AT163
IT158
BE147
ES139
BR114
RU110
KR59

Domestic registrants in more detail ..

postal codenumber of domains
101 Reykjavík4028
105 Reykjavík3729
108 Reykjavík2748
110 Reykjavík2503
200 Kópavogi1744
104 Reykjavík1614
112 Reykjavík1559
220 Hafnarfirði1540
201 Kópavogi1409
210 Garðabæ1235
270 Mosfellsbæ849
600 Akureyri823
107 Reykjavík800
109 Reykjavík757
221 Hafnarfirði721
113 Reykjavík581
203 Kópavogi541
230 Reykjanesbæ516
800 Selfossi484
103 Reykjavík459

city/countynumber of domains
Reykjavík20460
Kópavogi3732
Hafnarfirði2336
Akureyri1333
Garðabæ1266
Reykjanesbæ1069
Mosfellsbæ887
Selfossi777
Seltjarnarnesi429
Álftanesi340
Akranesi320
Borgarnesi308
Vestmannaeyjum234
Egilsstöðum223
Húsavík210
Höfn í Hornafirði198
Ísafirði196
Grindavík170
Hveragerði167
Sauðárkróki158


Companies hosting .IS domains

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

Hosting companyshare (%)
1984.is 15.10
simnet.is 4.26
c.is 2.64
x.is 2.32
hysing.is 2.17
netvistun.is 1.56
basis.is 1.53
hyp.net 1.53
hysingar.is 1.29
101domain.com 1.23
smartmedia.is 1.09
dg.is 1.08
iwantmyname.net 1.05
udagdns.net 1.00
thekking.is 0.98
opex.is 0.89
stefna.is 0.83
instradns.com 0.78
nethonnun.is 0.76
dnsimple.com 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