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
2015377353152
2014923149379
2013735040148
2012553632798
2011440427262
2010388222858
2009350618976
2008267215470
2007226112798
2006173810537
200517028799
200412407097
200311285857
200210724729
200110043657
200010592653
19996411594
1998467953
1997290486
199688196
199561108
19941447
1993633
1992627
1991521
IDN registrations began 2004. This is the number of existing registrations by year of creation.

yearregisteredheild
20151462898
20144362752
20133422316
20123091974
20112421665
20102311423
20092281192
2008238964
2007236726
2006118490
2005325372
20044747

Number of active domains by registration month

domesticforeign
reg.total%reg.total%
Apríl5783944674.213351370725.79
Mars6123886874.403511337225.60
Febrúar5643825674.613421302125.39
2015 Janúar6363769274.833551267925.17
Desember3843705675.042721232424.96
Nóvember5153667275.262471205224.74
Október5293615775.393051180524.61
September4783562875.602551150024.40
Ágúst4313515075.762701124524.24
Júlí3493471975.982751097524.02
Júní3683437076.263391070023.74
Maí5323400276.643761036123.36
Apríl4393347077.02314998522.98
Mars7183303177.35390967122.65
Febrúar4743231377.69279928122.31
2014 Janúar4253183977.96267900222.04
Desember3193141478.24230873521.76
Nóvember3473109578.52215850521.48
Október4283074878.76253829021.24
September4093032079.05235803720.95
Ágúst3812991179.31268780220.69
Júlí2632953079.67304753420.33
Júní3692926780.19233723019.81
Maí4172889880.51257699719.49

Net number of new domains per month

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

new%deleted%change%
Apríl914 1.72482 0.91432 0.81
Mars964 1.85512 0.98452 0.87
Febrúar905 1.76375 0.73530 1.03
2015 Janúar989 1.96463 0.92526 1.04
Desember657 1.33497 1.01160 0.32
Nóvember762 1.56460 0.94302 0.62
Október837 1.75442 0.92395 0.82
September736 1.56429 0.91307 0.65
Ágúst710 1.53425 0.92285 0.61
Júlí629 1.38431 0.94198 0.43
Júní713 1.58386 0.86327 0.73
Maí928 2.09465 1.05463 1.04
Apríl789 1.82489 1.13300 0.69
Mars1145 2.68503 1.18642 1.50
Febrúar878 2.11345 0.83533 1.28
2014 Janúar894 2.19475 1.16419 1.03
Desember701 1.75445 1.11256 0.64
Nóvember744 1.88383 0.97361 0.91
Október861 2.21343 0.88518 1.33
September814 2.12369 0.96445 1.16
Ágúst833 2.21304 0.81529 1.40
Júlí756 2.04478 1.29278 0.75
Júní781 2.14375 1.03406 1.11
Maí898 2.50388 1.08510 1.42

Number of new domains by registration day

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

registereddeletednet increase
2417314
2319217
2240337
2130327
20382315
19602733
184268-26
1715213
1615114
1528721
1414113
13411427
12411328
113577-42
101459


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
019916923400
029067533385
0396311083696
049137533318
0509083454
0607073021
0706242715
0807013086
0907333565
1008343854
1107623657
1206562998


Domains registered to individuals

registeredtotal
Apríl34114056
Mars36713715
Febrúar31013348
2015 Janúar34913038
Desember20112689
Nóvember25512488
Október27312233
September25611960
Ágúst25311704
Júlí20811451
Júní18511243
Maí29311058
Apríl24510765
Mars32910520
Febrúar19810191
2014 Janúar2219993
Desember1489772
Nóvember1789624
Október1889446
September1889258
Ágúst1799070
Júlí1078891
Júní1568784
Maí1698628


Domain administration

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

New Registrations

registered/IDN
Apríl91828
Mars97243
Febrúar91446
2015 Janúar100033
Desember66124
Nóvember77052
Október85235
September74136
Ágúst71431
Júlí63321
Júní72524
Maí93933
Apríl79741
Mars115694
Febrúar88231
2014 Janúar90342
Desember70636
Nóvember75625
Október87225
September85845

Registration changes

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

changed
Apríl1463
Mars1727
Febrúar1830
2015 Janúar2006
Desember1642
Nóvember1535
Október2140
September1764
Ágúst1361
Júlí1404
Júní1408
Maí1535
Apríl1545
Mars2486
Febrúar1531
2014 Janúar1782
Desember1405
Nóvember1718
Október1534
September979
Ágúst701
Júlí686
Júní622
Maí614

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
Apríl613
Mars728
Febrúar642
2015 Janúar721
Desember437
Nóvember544
Október648
September695
Ágúst520
Júlí618
Júní615
Maí627
Apríl513
Mars595
Febrúar600
2014 Janúar709
Desember378
Nóvember529
Október611
September505
Ágúst425
Júlí502
Júní411
Maí677

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

reactivated
Apríl283
Mars292
Febrúar279
2015 Janúar280
Desember210
Nóvember251
Október277
September281
Ágúst231
Júlí272
Júní279
Maí263
Apríl192
Mars246
Febrúar259
2014 Janúar235
Desember168
Nóvember233
Október232
September208
Ágúst198
Júlí232
Júní208
Maí242

Deleted domains

deleted
Apríl482
Mars514
Febrúar377
2015 Janúar463
Desember497
Nóvember460
Október442
September435
Ágúst425
Júlí431
Júní387
Maí465
Apríl490
Mars503
Febrúar346
2014 Janúar475
Desember447
Nóvember383
Október344
September374
Ágúst304
Júlí478
Júní375
Maí388

Transferred domains (from one registrant to another)

transferred
Apríl212
Mars160
Febrúar180
2015 Janúar238
Desember195
Nóvember146
Október203
September191
Ágúst115
Júlí131
Júní120
Maí142
Apríl156
Mars153
Febrúar142
2014 Janúar146
Desember99
Nóvember96
Október132
September150
Ágúst126
Júlí90
Júní90
Maí199

Parked and forwarded domains

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

parkedforwarded
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
Ágúst 5515 2496
Júlí 5433 2465
Júní 5280 2430

Number of nameserver registrations

registered nameservers
Apríl91
Mars70
Febrúar98
2015 Janúar99
Desember87
Nóvember92
Október104
September82
Ágúst274
Júlí153
Júní106
Maí94
Apríl72
Mars79
Febrúar104
2014 Janúar99
Desember68
Nóvember82
Október112
September77
Ágúst83
Júlí102
Júní106
Maí93


Domain names

lengthnumberlengthnumberlengthnumberlengthnumber
14428853353843903
54813653837514685139
95044104484113714122768
13215614169515128216971
17648184491936620228
21167229823742452
25402619276286
2910309316322
333341372381
401

letternumberletternumberletternumberletternumber
0171198285378
458528631724
825925a3119á42
b3442c1685d1618ð1
e1877é3f2903g2593
h3683i2542í75j925
k2092l2521m2932n1830
o1140ó22p1913q117
r2109s6037t2773u696
ú26v2300w738x173
y274ý2z226þ94
æ22ö39


Registrant residency

registrant country of residencenumer of domains
IS39404
US4603
DE1475
GB1263
NO1037
SE630
DK558
NL426
CH420
CA388
FR305
AU271
IT176
FI174
AT166
ES144
BE144
BR123
RU112
CN69

Domestic registrants in more detail ..

postal codenumber of domains
101 Reykjavík4316
105 Reykjavík3862
108 Reykjavík2951
110 Reykjavík2634
200 Kópavogi1837
104 Reykjavík1691
220 Hafnarfirði1671
112 Reykjavík1631
201 Kópavogi1512
210 Garðabæ1382
600 Akureyri922
270 Mosfellsbæ895
107 Reykjavík888
109 Reykjavík867
221 Hafnarfirði766
113 Reykjavík637
203 Kópavogi610
230 Reykjanesbæ536
800 Selfossi491
103 Reykjavík468

city/countynumber of domains
Reykjavík21629
Kópavogi4025
Hafnarfirði2527
Akureyri1463
Garðabæ1418
Reykjanesbæ1131
Mosfellsbæ946
Selfossi801
Seltjarnarnesi471
Álftanesi349
Borgarnesi331
Akranesi318
Egilsstöðum237
Vestmannaeyjum223
Húsavík223
Höfn í Hornafirði207
Ísafirði205
Grindavík170
Hveragerði169
Sauðárkróki164


Companies hosting .IS domains

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

Hosting companyshare (%)
1984.is 15.37
simnet.is 3.85
c.is 2.28
x.is 2.23
hysing.is 1.91
hyp.net 1.60
netvistun.is 1.45
basis.is 1.38
dg.is 1.31
hysingar.is 1.22
cloudflare.com 1.15
iwantmyname.net 1.09
101domain.com 1.08
smartmedia.is 1.03
udagdns.net 0.96
opex.is 0.96
thekking.is 0.93
stefna.is 0.86
nethonnun.is 0.74
dnsimple.com 0.71


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