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
2014964551182
2013789141537
2012583833646
2011456927808
2010399523239
2009361219244
2008270815632
2007230112924
2006175310623
200517178870
200412577153
200311415896
200210784755
200110133677
200010652664
19996441599
1998468955
1997291487
199688196
199561108
19941447
1993633
1992627
1991521
19901116
IDN registrations began 2004. This is the number of existing registrations by year of creation.

yearregisteredheild
20144462816
20133532370
20123262017
20112521691
20102331439
20092371206
2008238969
2007238731
2006119493
2005327374
20044747

Number of active domains by registration month

domesticforeign
reg.total%reg.total%
Desember3843815374.542731303025.46
Nóvember5183776974.752481275725.25
Október5333725174.863071250925.14
September4823671875.062571220224.94
Ágúst4343623675.212731194524.79
Júlí3523580275.412751167224.59
Júní3743545075.673441139724.33
Maí5443507676.043801105323.96
Apríl4683453276.393231067323.61
Mars7533406476.703981035023.30
Febrúar5213331177.00335995223.00
2014 Janúar5043279077.32365961722.68
Desember3543228677.73317925222.27
Nóvember4193193278.14297893521.86
Október4413151378.49287863821.51
September4113107278.82236835121.18
Ágúst3813066179.07269811520.93
Júlí2683028079.42307784620.58
Júní3833001279.92233753920.08
Maí4292962980.22259730619.78
Apríl4042920080.56244704719.44
Mars4282879680.89265680319.11
Febrúar4182836881.27194653818.73
2013 Janúar4162795081.50231634418.50

Net number of new domains per month

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

new%deleted%change%
Desember657 1.28497 0.97160 0.31
Nóvember762 1.51460 0.91302 0.60
Október837 1.68442 0.89395 0.79
September736 1.50429 0.88307 0.63
Ágúst710 1.47425 0.88285 0.59
Júlí629 1.32431 0.91198 0.42
Júní713 1.52386 0.82327 0.70
Maí928 2.01465 1.01463 1.00
Apríl789 1.75489 1.08300 0.66
Mars1145 2.58503 1.13642 1.45
Febrúar878 2.03345 0.80533 1.23
2014 Janúar894 2.11475 1.12419 0.99
Desember701 1.69445 1.07256 0.62
Nóvember744 1.82383 0.94361 0.88
Október861 2.14343 0.85518 1.29
September814 2.06369 0.94445 1.13
Ágúst833 2.15304 0.78529 1.36
Júlí756 1.98478 1.25278 0.73
Júní781 2.08375 1.00406 1.08
Maí898 2.43388 1.05510 1.38
Apríl822 2.27466 1.29356 0.98
Mars869 2.44389 1.09480 1.35
Febrúar815 2.33249 0.71566 1.62
2013 Janúar838 2.44417 1.22421 1.23

Number of new domains by registration day

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

registereddeletednet increase
2927324
28431726
27411724
264762-15
2521120
2413013
2352646
2239534
21491930
20491930
195066-16
18707
1712012
1650050
1540535


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
0108693649
0208563558
03011513753
0407913366
0509243498
0607183054
0706272738
0807073105
0907393575
1008403980
1107664004
1206573258


Domains registered to individuals

registeredtotal
Desember20713287
Nóvember25913080
Október27612821
September26012545
Ágúst25412285
Júlí21112031
Júní19111820
Maí30511629
Apríl27011324
Mars36411054
Febrúar23910690
2014 Janúar27710451
Desember17110174
Nóvember22110003
Október1969782
September1929586
Ágúst1739394
Júlí1089221
Júní1599113
Maí1778954
Apríl1828777
Mars2338595
Febrúar1708362
2013 Janúar1798192


Domain administration

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

New Registrations

registered/IDN
Desember66124
Nóvember77052
Október85235
September74136
Ágúst71431
Júlí63321
Júní72524
Maí93933
Apríl79741
Mars115694
Febrúar88231
2014 Janúar90342
Desember70636
Nóvember75625
Október87225
September85845
Ágúst85135
Júlí76617
Júní79242
Maí90645

Registration changes

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

changed
Desember1642
Nóvember1535
Október2140
September1764
Ágúst1361
Júlí1404
Júní1408
Maí1535
Apríl1545
Mars2486
Febrúar1531
2014 Janúar1782
Desember1405
Nóvember1718
Október1534
September979
Ágúst701
Júlí686
Júní622
Maí614
Apríl649
Mars568
Febrúar1825
2013 Janúar1950

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
Desember437
Nóvember544
Október648
September695
Ágúst520
Júlí618
Júní615
Maí627
Apríl513
Mars595
Febrúar600
2014 Janúar709
Desember378
Nóvember529
Október611
September505
Ágúst425
Júlí502
Júní411
Maí677
Apríl513
Mars490
Febrúar545
2013 Janúar630

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

reactivated
Desember210
Nóvember251
Október277
September281
Ágúst231
Júlí272
Júní279
Maí263
Apríl192
Mars246
Febrúar259
2014 Janúar235
Desember168
Nóvember233
Október232
September208
Ágúst198
Júlí232
Júní208
Maí242
Apríl238
Mars220
Febrúar238
2013 Janúar204

Deleted domains

deleted
Desember497
Nóvember460
Október442
September435
Ágúst425
Júlí431
Júní387
Maí465
Apríl490
Mars503
Febrúar346
2014 Janúar475
Desember447
Nóvember383
Október344
September374
Ágúst304
Júlí478
Júní375
Maí388
Apríl466
Mars389
Febrúar250
2013 Janúar417

Transferred domains (from one registrant to another)

transferred
Desember195
Nóvember146
Október203
September191
Ágúst115
Júlí131
Júní120
Maí142
Apríl156
Mars153
Febrúar142
2014 Janúar146
Desember99
Nóvember96
Október132
September150
Ágúst126
Júlí90
Júní90
Maí199
Apríl136
Mars128
Febrúar149
2013 Janúar192

Parked and forwarded domains

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

parkedforwarded
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
Maí 5224 2412
Apríl 5151 2390
Mars 5034 2305
Febrúar 4911 2272

Number of nameserver registrations

registered nameservers
Desember87
Nóvember92
Október104
September82
Ágúst274
Júlí153
Júní106
Maí94
Apríl72
Mars79
Febrúar104
2014 Janúar99
Desember68
Nóvember82
Október112
September77
Ágúst83
Júlí102
Júní106
Maí93
Apríl123
Mars120
Febrúar113
2013 Janúar120


Domain names

lengthnumberlengthnumberlengthnumberlengthnumber
14428483344343801
54683652257498384967
94812104306113555122651
13208514159815122116920
17611184141934020211
21163228523682451
25362617277286
299309315322
334372381

letternumberletternumberletternumberletternumber
0181191281376
452525630724
824925a2992á42
b3290c1621d1541ð1
e1820é3f2806g2549
h3543i2475í75j898
k2016l2450m2819n1765
o1101ó21p1826q109
r2016s5835t2669u665
ú25v2212w668x167
y254ý2z210þ94
æ21ö36


Registrant residency

registrant country of residencenumer of domains
IS38060
US4374
DE1423
GB1202
NO983
SE608
DK548
NL403
CH387
CA383
FR293
AU259
FI171
IT169
AT162
BE150
ES139
BR115
RU111
KR65

Domestic registrants in more detail ..

postal codenumber of domains
101 Reykjavík4182
105 Reykjavík3806
108 Reykjavík2883
110 Reykjavík2534
200 Kópavogi1777
104 Reykjavík1641
112 Reykjavík1583
220 Hafnarfirði1575
201 Kópavogi1443
210 Garðabæ1314
600 Akureyri867
270 Mosfellsbæ856
107 Reykjavík833
109 Reykjavík820
221 Hafnarfirði739
113 Reykjavík612
203 Kópavogi581
230 Reykjanesbæ523
800 Selfossi482
103 Reykjavík463

city/countynumber of domains
Reykjavík21022
Kópavogi3853
Hafnarfirði2393
Akureyri1396
Garðabæ1348
Reykjanesbæ1098
Mosfellsbæ899
Selfossi782
Seltjarnarnesi453
Álftanesi340
Akranesi323
Borgarnesi311
Vestmannaeyjum230
Egilsstöðum230
Húsavík217
Ísafirði198
Höfn í Hornafirði197
Hveragerði175
Grindavík169
Sauðárkróki158


Companies hosting .IS domains

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

Hosting companyshare (%)
1984.is 15.28
simnet.is 4.02
c.is 2.45
x.is 2.32
hysing.is 2.09
hyp.net 1.56
netvistun.is 1.50
basis.is 1.45
dg.is 1.39
hysingar.is 1.26
101domain.com 1.12
iwantmyname.net 1.10
smartmedia.is 1.03
udagdns.net 0.97
thekking.is 0.97
opex.is 0.95
stefna.is 0.84
nethonnun.is 0.75
vortex.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