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
2016101056424
20151010655414
2014768245308
2013647237626
2012505431154
2011403226100
2010367222068
2009330218396
2008254315094
2007220112551
2006168310350
200516658667
200412157002
200311085787
200210604679
20019983619
200010392621
19996351582
1998465947
1997288482
199686194
199561108
19941447
1993633
1992627
IDN registrations began 2004. This is the number of existing registrations by year of creation.

yearregisteredheild
2016383029
20153882991
20143922603
20133162211
20122871895
20112271608
20102231381
20092201158
2008227938
2007229711
2006114482
2005321368
20044747

Number of active domains by registration month

domesticforeign
reg.total%reg.total%
2016 Janúar6004153973.624101488626.38
Desember3814093973.883231447626.12
Nóvember5574055874.133021415325.87
Október5824000174.282631385125.72
September5583941974.372811358825.63
Ágúst4633886174.492991330725.51
Júlí4293839874.703321300825.30
Júní4613796974.973521267625.03
Maí5363750875.273291232424.73
Apríl5723697275.503351199524.50
Mars5903640075.743401166024.26
Febrúar5323581075.983331132024.02
2015 Janúar6053527876.253511098723.75
Desember3663467376.532661063623.47
Nóvember4443430776.791961037023.21
Október4503386376.902241017423.10
September3993341377.05196995022.95
Ágúst3563301477.19188975422.81
Júlí2913265877.34204956622.66
Júní2963236777.56236936222.44
Maí4623207177.85254912622.15
Apríl3723160978.08231887221.92
Mars6203123778.33295864121.67
Febrúar4213061778.58248834621.42

Net number of new domains per month

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

new%deleted%change%
2016 Janúar1015 1.80491 0.87524 0.93
Desember705 1.27478 0.86227 0.41
Nóvember867 1.58477 0.87390 0.71
Október858 1.59416 0.77442 0.82
September846 1.60430 0.81416 0.78
Ágúst768 1.47484 0.93284 0.54
Júlí770 1.50512 1.00258 0.50
Júní822 1.62509 1.01313 0.62
Maí884 1.77477 0.96407 0.82
Apríl918 1.87482 0.98436 0.89
Mars972 2.02514 1.07458 0.95
Febrúar914 1.94377 0.80537 1.14
2015 Janúar1000 2.16463 1.00537 1.16
Desember661 1.46497 1.10164 0.36
Nóvember770 1.72460 1.03310 0.69
Október852 1.93442 1.00410 0.93
September741 1.71435 1.00306 0.71
Ágúst714 1.67425 0.99289 0.68
Júlí633 1.50431 1.02202 0.48
Júní725 1.74387 0.93338 0.81
Maí939 2.28465 1.13474 1.15
Apríl797 1.97490 1.21307 0.76
Mars1156 2.90503 1.26653 1.64
Febrúar882 2.26346 0.89536 1.38

Number of new domains by registration day

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

registereddeletednet increase
1225322
11321022
10382612
09431429
084570-25
0717017
0622121
0529227
0449940
03532726
02451431
1. Febrúar4378-35
3114212
3012210
2926323
2847443
27411922
2645936
253973-34
2414212
231248
2238830
21361125
20421725
19401723
184763-16
1714113
1617215
1540238
1449544
13421923
Total1056517539


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
0110109564012
0208653928
0309304337
0409073691
0508653893
0608133327
0707612998
0807623368
0908393852
1008454229
1108594093
1207043581


Domains registered to individuals

registeredtotal
2016 Janúar32915192
Desember19914863
Nóvember30814664
Október32414356
September29714032
Ágúst26313735
Júlí24213472
Júní23913230
Maí28312991
Apríl32812708
Mars33712380
Febrúar28412043
2015 Janúar32411759
Desember18611435
Nóvember21211249
Október22511037
September20110812
Ágúst20310611
Júlí16210408
Júní13410246
Maí24310112
Apríl2019869
Mars2659668
Febrúar1689403


Domain administration

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

New Registrations

registered/IDN
2016 Janúar101539
Desember70527
Nóvember86729
Október85831
September84648
Ágúst76826
Júlí77029
Júní82233
Maí88437
Apríl91828
Mars97243
Febrúar91446
2015 Janúar100033
Desember66124
Nóvember77052
Október85235
September74136
Ágúst71431
Júlí63321
Júní72524

Registration changes

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

changed
2016 Janúar1737
Desember1343
Nóvember1779
Október1822
September1525
Ágúst1587
Júlí2177
Júní2352
Maí1365
Apríl1463
Mars1727
Febrúar1830
2015 Janúar2006
Desember1642
Nóvember1535
Október2140
September1764
Ágúst1361
Júlí1404
Júní1408
Maí1535
Apríl1545
Mars2486
Febrúar1531

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
2016 Janúar676
Desember618
Nóvember596
Október621
September678
Ágúst486
Júlí487
Júní661
Maí693
Apríl613
Mars728
Febrúar642
2015 Janúar721
Desember437
Nóvember544
Október648
September695
Ágúst520
Júlí618
Júní615
Maí627
Apríl513
Mars595
Febrúar600

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

reactivated
2016 Janúar283
Desember242
Nóvember251
Október287
September262
Ágúst207
Júlí230
Júní274
Maí276
Apríl283
Mars292
Febrúar279
2015 Janúar280
Desember210
Nóvember251
Október277
September281
Ágúst231
Júlí272
Júní279
Maí263
Apríl192
Mars246
Febrúar259

Deleted domains

deleted
2016 Janúar491
Desember478
Nóvember477
Október416
September430
Ágúst484
Júlí512
Júní509
Maí477
Apríl482
Mars514
Febrúar377
2015 Janúar463
Desember497
Nóvember460
Október442
September435
Ágúst425
Júlí431
Júní387
Maí465
Apríl490
Mars503
Febrúar346

Transferred domains (from one registrant to another)

transferred
2016 Janúar479
Desember150
Nóvember193
Október252
September395
Ágúst233
Júlí214
Júní155
Maí125
Apríl212
Mars160
Febrúar180
2015 Janúar238
Desember195
Nóvember146
Október203
September191
Ágúst115
Júlí131
Júní120
Maí142
Apríl156
Mars153
Febrúar142

Parked and forwarded domains

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

parkedforwarded
Febrúar 9262 4473
2016 Janúar 9019 4413
Desember 8993 4343
Nóvember 8894 4229
Október 8757 4175
September 8680 4073
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

Number of nameserver registrations

registered nameservers
2016 Janúar101
Desember113
Nóvember86
Október66
September96
Ágúst87
Júlí60
Júní89
Maí75
Apríl91
Mars70
Febrúar98
2015 Janúar99
Desember87
Nóvember92
Október104
September82
Ágúst274
Júlí153
Júní106
Maí94
Apríl72
Mars79
Febrúar104


Domain names

lengthnumberlengthnumberlengthnumberlengthnumber
14629623369844070
55010656817546085494
95332104782113942122976
132293141827151383161057
17703184951940620260
211902210923812455
25412623278286
2993010315322
333341372381
391401

letternumberletternumberletternumberletternumber
0221216295399
465530642732
836934a3379á44
b3591c1837d1732ð1
e1976é4f3046g2737
h3814i2708í73j1002
k2164l2691m3116n1982
o1188ó23p2068q139
r2245s6363t2940u734
ú28v2443w805x188
y295ý3z235þ101
æ20ö39


Registrant residency

registrant country of residencenumer of domains
IS41624
US4980
DE1503
GB1334
NO1187
SE679
DK570
NL459
CH446
CA376
FR317
AU286
IT209
FI175
AT167
ES164
BE122
RU118
BR111
CN109


Companies hosting .IS domains

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

Hosting companyshare (%)
1984.is 15.40
simnet.is 3.59
x.is 2.12
c.is 2.05
hysing.is 1.75
hyp.net 1.74
cloudflare.com 1.69
netvistun.is 1.35
basis.is 1.25
dg.is 1.16
opex.is 1.12
hysingar.is 1.11
101domain.com 1.03
iwantmyname.net 1.02
smartmedia.is 0.95
thekking.is 0.87
stefna.is 0.85
udag.org 0.80
t.is 0.77
xnet.is 0.75


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