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
2016727559047
2015899251772
2014681442780
2013591935966
2012472130047
2011383425326
2010350121492
2009316317991
2008246014828
2007215112368
2006165310217
200516348564
200411946930
200310995736
200210504637
20019863587
200010312601
19996311570
1998461939
1997286478
199686192
199561106
19941345
1993632
1992526
IDN registrations began 2004. This is the number of existing registrations by year of creation.

yearregisteredheild
20162633100
20153572837
20143572480
20132912123
20122691832
20112111563
20102141352
20092161138
2008221922
2007225701
2006114476
2005315362
20044747

Number of active domains by registration month

domesticforeign
reg.total%reg.total%
Ágúst4834321173.182991583726.82
Júlí4434272873.336641553826.67
Júní3814228573.982741487426.02
Maí5634190474.163031460025.84
Apríl5944134174.303511429725.70
Mars6334074774.503241394625.50
Febrúar6704011474.652851362225.35
2016 Janúar6023944474.734061333725.27
Desember3803884275.023201293124.98
Nóvember5513846275.312981261124.69
Október5693791175.482621231324.52
September5333734275.602801205124.40
Ágúst4313680975.772961177124.23
Júlí4103637876.023281147523.98
Júní4023596876.342671114723.66
Maí4493556676.572291088023.43
Apríl4793511776.732501065123.27
Mars4933463876.912561040123.09
Febrúar4643414577.092411014522.91
2015 Janúar5473368177.28257990422.72
Desember3083313477.45193964722.55
Nóvember4153282677.64174945422.36
Október4403241177.74222928022.26
September3793197177.92194905822.08

Net number of new domains per month

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

new%deleted%change%
Ágúst786 1.33656 1.11130 0.22
Júlí1111 1.91491 0.84620 1.06
Júní661 1.16522 0.91139 0.24
Maí906 1.60493 0.87413 0.73
Apríl965 1.73589 1.06376 0.68
Mars964 1.76495 0.91469 0.86
Febrúar965 1.80496 0.92469 0.87
2016 Janúar1015 1.92491 0.93524 0.99
Desember705 1.36478 0.92227 0.44
Nóvember867 1.70477 0.93390 0.76
Október858 1.71416 0.83442 0.88
September846 1.71430 0.87416 0.84
Ágúst768 1.58484 1.00284 0.58
Júlí770 1.61512 1.07258 0.54
Júní822 1.74509 1.08313 0.66
Maí884 1.90477 1.03407 0.88
Apríl918 2.01482 1.05436 0.95
Mars972 2.16514 1.14458 1.02
Febrúar914 2.06377 0.85537 1.21
2015 Janúar1000 2.29463 1.06537 1.23
Desember661 1.55497 1.16164 0.38
Nóvember770 1.82460 1.09310 0.73
Október852 2.04442 1.06410 0.98
September741 1.81435 1.06306 0.75

Number of new domains by registration day

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

registered[dom/for]deleted[dom/for]net increase[dom/for]
2931[22/9]6[6/0]25[16/9]
2843[30/13]12[10/2]31[20/11]
2735[25/10]13[6/7]22[19/3]
2647[30/17]82[34/48]-35[-4/-31]
2525[13/12]1[1/0]24[12/12]
248[8/0]1[1/0]7[7/0]
2332[24/8]3[3/0]29[21/8]
2236[23/13]4[4/0]32[19/13]
2153[32/21]18[14/4]35[18/17]
2035[24/11]24[16/8]11[8/3]
1927[15/12]84[38/46]-57[-23/-34]
188[7/1]1[1/0]7[6/1]
1711[6/5]1[1/0]10[5/5]
1627[20/7]0[0/0]27[20/7]
1543[27/16]6[4/2]37[23/14]
1441[22/19]22[11/11]19[11/8]
1336[26/10]13[6/7]23[20/3]
1233[22/11]53[29/24]-20[-7/-13]
1118[11/7]2[2/0]16[9/7]
1028[5/23]3[2/1]25[3/22]
0930[22/8]1[1/0]29[21/8]
0851[35/16]5[5/0]46[30/16]
0737[27/10]11[3/8]26[24/2]
0644[29/15]13[8/5]31[21/10]
0524[18/6]75[29/46]-51[-11/-40]
0412[10/2]2[2/0]10[8/2]
0314[8/6]0[0/0]14[8/6]
0229[19/10]3[2/1]26[17/9]
September 130[20/10]5[3/2]25[17/8]
3132[24/8]21[11/10]11[13/-2]
3033[16/17]7[3/4]26[13/13]
Total953[620/333]492[256/236]461[364/97]


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
0110088043700
029557053606
039577494022
049457293377
058666783559
066556693069
0711077382950
087827273314
0908133810
1008314193
1108493934
1207003247


Domains registered to individuals

registeredtotal
Ágúst28216166
Júlí25515884
Júní20115629
Maí36215428
Apríl35115066
Mars34614715
Febrúar36514369
2016 Janúar33014004
Desember20013674
Nóvember30013474
Október31313174
September26612861
Ágúst22812595
Júlí21712367
Júní19912150
Maí22211951
Apríl25511729
Mars26011474
Febrúar23511214
2015 Janúar28710979
Desember14810692
Nóvember19810544
Október22210346
September19210124


Domain administration

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

New Registrations

registered/IDN
Ágúst78632
Júlí111127
Júní66125
Maí90654
Apríl96533
Mars96442
Febrúar96540
2016 Janúar101539
Desember70527
Nóvember86729
Október85831
September84648
Ágúst76826
Júlí77029
Júní82233
Maí88437
Apríl91828
Mars97243
Febrúar91446
2015 Janúar100033

Deleted domains

deleted
Ágúst656
Júlí491
Júní522
Maí493
Apríl589
Mars495
Febrúar496
2016 Janúar491
Desember478
Nóvember477
Október416
September430
Ágúst484
Júlí512
Júní509
Maí477
Apríl482
Mars514
Febrúar377
2015 Janúar463
Desember497
Nóvember460
Október442
September435

Registration changes

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

changed
Ágúst1450
Júlí1270
Júní1324
Maí1378
Apríl1880
Mars1777
Febrúar1627
2016 Janúar1737
Desember1343
Nóvember1779
Október1822
September1525
Ágúst1587
Júlí2177
Júní2352
Maí1365
Apríl1463
Mars1727
Febrúar1830
2015 Janúar2006
Desember1642
Nóvember1535
Október2140
September1764

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
Ágúst661
Júlí565
Júní720
Maí778
Apríl655
Mars740
Febrúar722
2016 Janúar676
Desember618
Nóvember596
Október621
September678
Ágúst486
Júlí487
Júní661
Maí693
Apríl613
Mars728
Febrúar642
2015 Janúar721
Desember437
Nóvember544
Október648
September695

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

reactivated
Ágúst269
Júlí271
Júní260
Maí280
Apríl284
Mars267
Febrúar298
2016 Janúar283
Desember242
Nóvember251
Október287
September262
Ágúst207
Júlí230
Júní274
Maí276
Apríl283
Mars292
Febrúar279
2015 Janúar280
Desember210
Nóvember251
Október277
September281

Transferred domains (from one registrant to another)

transferred
Ágúst208
Júlí170
Júní162
Maí176
Apríl362
Mars252
Febrúar156
2016 Janúar479
Desember150
Nóvember193
Október252
September395
Ágúst233
Júlí214
Júní155
Maí125
Apríl212
Mars160
Febrúar180
2015 Janúar238
Desember195
Nóvember146
Október203
September191

Parked and forwarded domains

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

parkedforwarded
September 10112 4914
Ágúst 10040 4869
Júlí 9796 4848
Júní 9803 4836
Maí 9711 4756
Apríl 9557 4649
Mars 9409 4556
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

Number of nameserver registrations

registered nameservers
Ágúst112
Júlí92
Júní47
Maí66
Apríl98
Mars80
Febrúar82
2016 Janúar101
Desember113
Nóvember86
Október66
September96
Ágúst87
Júlí60
Júní89
Maí75
Apríl91
Mars70
Febrúar98
2015 Janúar99
Desember87
Nóvember92
Október104
September82


Domain names

lengthnumberlengthnumberlengthnumberlengthnumber
14529753390644260
55231659467566885714
95562105001114120123113
132433141902151460161114
17748185431944820272
212022211723862460
254126272711288
2983010315322
333341372381
392401

letternumberletternumberletternumberletternumber
023123221043111
477537645736
838934a3578á42
b3795c1978d1850ð1
e2063é4f3124g2813
h3986i2841í75j1031
k2230l2837m3276n2051
o1236ó24p2215q143
r2332s6597t3085u755
ú26v2530w852x205
y307ý3z258þ113
æ19ö36


Registrant residency

registrant country of residencenumer of domains
IS43172
US5118
DE1516
GB1369
NO1297
NL842
SE723
DK578
CH474
CA392
FR319
AU282
IT222
BZ208
ES169
AT162
FI134
RU128
CN128
BE125

Domestic registrants in more detail ..

postal codenumber of domains
101 Reykjavík4745
105 Reykjavík4400
108 Reykjavík3309
110 Reykjavík2916
104 Reykjavík2061
200 Kópavogi2051
220 Hafnarfirði1879
112 Reykjavík1694
210 Garðabæ1603
201 Kópavogi1571
600 Akureyri1096
270 Mosfellsbæ1020
109 Reykjavík982
107 Reykjavík922
221 Hafnarfirði921
203 Kópavogi743
113 Reykjavík723
230 Reykjanesbæ655
800 Selfossi571
111 Reykjavík521

city/countynumber of domains
Reykjavík23594
Kópavogi4382
Hafnarfirði2823
Garðabæ1610
Akureyri1583
Reykjanesbæ1287
Mosfellsbæ1083
Selfossi900
Seltjarnarnesi479
Borgarnesi379
Akranesi331
Álftanesi314
Egilsstöðum261
Húsavík242
Höfn í Hornafirði231
Vestmannaeyjum227
Ísafirði222
Grindavík202
Hellu186
Hveragerði173


Companies hosting .IS domains

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

RankHosting Companyshare (%) | RankHosting Companyshare (%)
11984.is 15.63 | 21midja.is 0.68
2simnet.is 3.35 | 22udag.org 0.68
3x.is 2.06 | 23dnsimple.com 0.65
4cloudflare.com 2.01 | 24vortex.is 0.62
5c.is 1.86 | 25dreamhost.com 0.60
6hyp.net 1.84 | 26nethonnun.is 0.59
7hysing.is 1.69 | 27cscdns.net 0.56
8netvistun.is 1.25 | 28snerpa.is 0.55
9hysingar.is 1.25 | 29co.uk 0.54
10opex.is 1.15 | 30dnsmadeeasy.com 0.51
11basis.is 1.13 | 31reykjavik.is 0.48
12dg.is 1.07 | 32dacoda.is 0.47
13101domain.com 1.03 | 33eurodns.com 0.47
14iwantmyname.net 0.94 | 34instradns.com 0.45
15smartmedia.is 0.89 | 35nepal.is 0.45
16thekking.is 0.84 | 36orangewebsite.com 0.43
17xnet.is 0.82 | 37markmonitor.com 0.41
18parkingcrew.net 0.79 | 38netnames.net 0.41
19stefna.is 0.78 | 39trademarkarea.com 0.40
20t.is 0.74 | 40okhysing.is 0.37


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