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
2016652258916
2015922952394
2014694743165
2013601636218
2012478930202
2011385725413
2010352121556
2009318618035
2008246714849
2007215612382
2006165610226
200516348570
200411966936
200310995740
200210504641
20019873591
200010322604
19996311572
1998462941
1997287479
199686192
199561106
19941345
1993632
1992526
IDN registrations began 2004. This is the number of existing registrations by year of creation.

yearregisteredheild
20162323087
20153602855
20143612495
20132942134
20122711840
20112121569
20102161357
20092171141
2008223924
2007225701
2006114476
2005315362
20044747

Number of active domains by registration month

domesticforeign
reg.total%reg.total%
Júlí4434305373.076641586426.93
Júní3834261073.712751520026.29
Maí5634222773.893151492526.11
Apríl5984166474.043571461025.96
Mars6344106674.233241425325.77
Febrúar6704043274.382881392925.62
2016 Janúar6023976274.464061364125.54
Desember3803916074.743211323525.26
Nóvember5563878075.022981291424.98
Október5793822475.182651261624.82
September5483764575.302801235124.70
Ágúst4333709775.452971207124.55
Júlí4133666475.693281177424.31
Júní4463625176.003481144624.00
Maí4733580576.342761109823.66
Apríl4803533276.552501082223.45
Mars4933485276.732561057223.27
Febrúar4643435976.912411031623.09
2015 Janúar5473389577.092571007522.91
Desember3093334877.26193981822.74
Nóvember4193303977.44174962522.56
Október4483262077.54223945122.46
September3843217277.71195922822.29
Ágúst3443178877.87184903322.13

Net number of new domains per month

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

new%deleted%change%
Júlí1111 1.89491 0.83620 1.05
Júní661 1.14522 0.90139 0.24
Maí906 1.59493 0.86413 0.72
Apríl965 1.71589 1.05376 0.67
Mars964 1.74495 0.89469 0.85
Febrúar965 1.78496 0.91469 0.86
2016 Janúar1015 1.90491 0.92524 0.98
Desember705 1.35478 0.91227 0.43
Nóvember867 1.68477 0.92390 0.75
Október858 1.69416 0.82442 0.87
September846 1.69430 0.86416 0.83
Ágúst768 1.56484 0.98284 0.58
Júlí770 1.59512 1.06258 0.53
Júní822 1.72509 1.07313 0.66
Maí884 1.88477 1.02407 0.87
Apríl918 1.99482 1.04436 0.94
Mars972 2.14514 1.13458 1.01
Febrúar914 2.05377 0.84537 1.20
2015 Janúar1000 2.27463 1.05537 1.22
Desember661 1.53497 1.15164 0.38
Nóvember770 1.80460 1.08310 0.73
Október852 2.03442 1.05410 0.97
September741 1.79435 1.05306 0.74
Ágúst714 1.75425 1.04289 0.71

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]
2635[21/14]3[3/0]32[18/14]
2542[29/13]4[4/0]38[25/13]
2434[21/13]13[4/9]21[17/4]
2327[18/9]12[6/6]15[12/3]
2236[15/21]98[56/42]-62[-41/-21]
2118[10/8]1[1/0]17[9/8]
2017[11/6]0[0/0]17[11/6]
1921[13/8]3[3/0]18[10/8]
1826[19/7]4[4/0]22[15/7]
1736[22/14]3[3/0]33[19/14]
1632[20/12]16[10/6]16[10/6]
1530[17/13]97[48/49]-67[-31/-36]
1410[7/3]2[2/0]8[5/3]
138[4/4]0[0/0]8[4/4]
1218[10/8]8[7/1]10[3/7]
1127[13/14]13[12/1]14[1/13]
1033[26/7]18[11/7]15[15/0]
0935[24/11]14[8/6]21[16/5]
0851[30/21]82[34/48]-31[-4/-27]
078[3/5]2[2/0]6[1/5]
064[2/2]2[2/0]2[0/2]
0524[14/10]0[0/0]24[14/10]
0422[16/6]30[6/24]-8[10/-18]
0326[17/9]12[11/1]14[6/8]
0230[21/9]93[37/56]-63[-16/-47]
August 118[5/13]2[2/0]16[3/13]
3112[9/3]0[0/0]12[9/3]
3024[8/16]1[1/0]23[7/16]
2917[7/10]4[4/0]13[3/10]
2818[13/5]0[0/0]18[13/5]
2732[14/18]9[6/3]23[8/15]
Total771[459/312]546[287/259]225[172/53]


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
029587053609
039587494022
049557303381
058787493671
066587943271
0711077412955
0807303330
0908283822
1008444216
1108543941
1207013248


Domains registered to individuals

registeredtotal
Júlí25716074
Júní20115817
Maí36315616
Apríl35315253
Mars34714900
Febrúar36514553
2016 Janúar33014188
Desember19813858
Nóvember30613660
Október32313354
September27913031
Ágúst22912752
Júlí22012523
Júní22312303
Maí23712080
Apríl25611843
Mars26011587
Febrúar23511327
2015 Janúar28711092
Desember14810805
Nóvember20310657
Október22710454
September19310227
Ágúst19310034


Domain administration

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

New Registrations

registered/IDN
Júlí111127
Júní66125
Maí90654
Apríl96533
Mars96442
Febrúar96540
2016 Janúar101539
Desember70527
Nóvember86729
Október85831
September84648
Ágúst76826
Júlí77029
Júní82233
Maí88437
Apríl91828
Mars97243
Febrúar91446
2015 Janúar100033
Desember66124

Registration changes

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

changed
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
Ágúst1361

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
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
Ágúst520

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

reactivated
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
Ágúst231

Deleted domains

deleted
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
Ágúst425

Transferred domains (from one registrant to another)

transferred
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
Ágúst115

Parked and forwarded domains

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

parkedforwarded
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
September 7009 3185

Number of nameserver registrations

registered nameservers
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
Ágúst274


Domain names

lengthnumberlengthnumberlengthnumberlengthnumber
14529753388244262
55221659317566385721
95543104994114101123114
132420141902151464161103
17746185321944220276
212002211423852461
254126272710287
2983010315322
333341372381
392401

letternumberletternumberletternumberletternumber
023123221043111
476538646737
838934a3559á42
b3781c1972d1842ð1
e2060é4f3131g2819
h3989i2830í75j1038
k2221l2818m3274n2050
o1235ó24p2215q146
r2327s6572t3069u745
ú27v2528w853x200
y308ý3z255þ108
æ19ö38


Registrant residency

registrant country of residencenumer of domains
IS43024
US5137
DE1514
GB1371
NO1283
NL829
SE715
DK580
CH471
CA395
FR324
AU285
IT247
BZ201
ES167
AT165
FI140
CN130
BE128
RU126

Domestic registrants in more detail ..

postal codenumber of domains
101 Reykjavík4725
105 Reykjavík4398
108 Reykjavík3325
110 Reykjavík2922
200 Kópavogi2083
104 Reykjavík2065
220 Hafnarfirði1841
112 Reykjavík1688
210 Garðabæ1603
201 Kópavogi1548
600 Akureyri1105
270 Mosfellsbæ1007
109 Reykjavík981
107 Reykjavík920
221 Hafnarfirði874
203 Kópavogi733
113 Reykjavík718
230 Reykjanesbæ654
800 Selfossi561
111 Reykjavík518

city/countynumber of domains
Reykjavík23551
Kópavogi4380
Hafnarfirði2737
Garðabæ1612
Akureyri1593
Reykjanesbæ1277
Mosfellsbæ1074
Selfossi892
Seltjarnarnesi488
Borgarnesi372
Álftanesi339
Akranesi329
Egilsstöðum267
Húsavík240
Höfn í Hornafirði232
Vestmannaeyjum231
Ísafirði222
Grindavík201
Sauðárkróki173
Hveragerði172


Companies hosting .IS domains

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

Hosting companyshare (%)
1984.is 15.56
simnet.is 3.38
x.is 2.04
cloudflare.com 1.96
c.is 1.89
hyp.net 1.83
hysing.is 1.69
netvistun.is 1.25
hysingar.is 1.21
opex.is 1.17
basis.is 1.14
dg.is 1.10
101domain.com 1.04
iwantmyname.net 0.94
smartmedia.is 0.89
thekking.is 0.85
xnet.is 0.80
stefna.is 0.79
t.is 0.74
parkingcrew.net 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