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
2016388757743
2015975453856
2014730144102
2013618836801
2012490130613
2011393025712
2010359521782
2009322918187
2008249414958
2007217812464
2006167010286
200516488616
200412026968
200311025766
200210554664
20019933609
200010342616
19996351582
1998465947
1997288482
199686194
199561108
19941447
1993633
1992627
IDN registrations began 2004. This is the number of existing registrations by year of creation.

yearregisteredheild
20161503073
20153762923
20143822547
20133002165
20122801865
20112181585
20102201367
20092201147
2008224927
2007225703
2006114478
2005317364
20044747

Number of active domains by registration month

domesticforeign
reg.total%reg.total%
Apríl6024251973.633581522526.37
Mars6344191773.823241486726.18
Febrúar6714128373.952881454326.05
2016 Janúar6014061274.024091425525.98
Desember3814001174.293211384625.71
Nóvember5573963074.563011352525.44
Október5803907374.712641322425.29
September5553849374.812821296025.19
Ágúst4613793874.952991267825.05
Júlí4253747775.173321237924.83
Júní4513705275.463511204724.54
Maí5133660175.783241169624.22
Apríl5503608876.043281137223.96
Mars5763553876.293361104423.71
Febrúar4893496276.552721070823.45
2015 Janúar5493447376.762571043623.24
Desember3103392476.921941017923.08
Nóvember4203361477.10174998522.90
Október4483319477.19223981122.81
September3973274677.35196958822.65
Ágúst3533234977.50188939222.50
Júlí2903199677.66202920422.34
Júní2923170677.89236900222.11
Maí4503141478.18254876621.82

Net number of new domains per month

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

new%deleted%change%
Apríl965 1.67589 1.02376 0.65
Mars964 1.70495 0.87469 0.83
Febrúar965 1.73496 0.89469 0.84
2016 Janúar1015 1.85491 0.89524 0.96
Desember705 1.31478 0.89227 0.42
Nóvember867 1.63477 0.90390 0.73
Október858 1.64416 0.80442 0.85
September846 1.64430 0.84416 0.81
Ágúst768 1.52484 0.96284 0.56
Júlí770 1.54512 1.03258 0.52
Júní822 1.67509 1.04313 0.64
Maí884 1.83477 0.99407 0.84
Apríl918 1.93482 1.02436 0.92
Mars972 2.09514 1.10458 0.98
Febrúar914 2.00377 0.83537 1.18
2015 Janúar1000 2.23463 1.03537 1.20
Desember661 1.50497 1.13164 0.37
Nóvember770 1.77460 1.06310 0.71
Október852 1.98442 1.03410 0.95
September741 1.75435 1.03306 0.72
Ágúst714 1.71425 1.02289 0.69
Júlí633 1.54431 1.05202 0.49
Júní725 1.78387 0.95338 0.83
Maí939 2.34465 1.16474 1.18

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]
3016[12/4]3[1/2]13[11/2]
2940[27/13]6[6/0]34[21/13]
2831[14/17]7[5/2]24[9/15]
2738[27/11]14[10/4]24[17/7]
2641[23/18]15[13/2]26[10/16]
2546[33/13]88[41/47]-42[-8/-34]
2412[8/4]2[2/0]10[6/4]
2315[12/3]1[1/0]14[11/3]
2228[18/10]8[7/1]20[11/9]
2125[10/15]3[3/0]22[7/15]
2041[29/12]28[13/15]13[16/-3]
1940[23/17]27[19/8]13[4/9]
1859[35/24]75[48/27]-16[-13/-3]
1713[9/4]0[0/0]13[9/4]
1615[8/7]4[4/0]11[4/7]
1535[28/7]2[2/0]33[26/7]
1443[29/14]17[17/0]26[12/14]
1336[23/13]26[17/9]10[6/4]
1229[18/11]24[18/6]5[0/5]
1145[27/18]84[50/34]-39[-23/-16]
1018[11/7]0[0/0]18[11/7]
0922[4/18]0[0/0]22[4/18]
0851[29/22]3[3/0]48[26/22]
0736[24/12]8[8/0]28[16/12]
0629[23/6]20[12/8]9[11/-2]
0540[20/20]14[8/6]26[12/14]
0441[21/20]105[55/50]-64[-34/-30]
0317[11/6]1[1/0]16[10/6]
0212[6/6]0[0/0]12[6/6]
April 151[43/8]4[2/2]47[41/6]
3136[21/15]4[4/0]32[17/15]
Total1001[626/375]593[370/223]408[256/152]


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
0110108063707
029597613704
039589124291
049608783647
0508373842
0608023299
0707572985
0807603360
0908373844
1008444222
1108583949
1207023253


Domains registered to individuals

registeredtotal
Apríl36015758
Mars35115398
Febrúar37115047
2016 Janúar32914676
Desember19814347
Nóvember30714149
Október32513842
September28813517
Ágúst25713229
Júlí24012972
Júní22912732
Maí26512503
Apríl30712238
Mars31911931
Febrúar25111612
2015 Janúar28511361
Desember14911076
Nóvember20010927
Október22510727
September19910502
Ágúst20010303
Júlí16110103
Júní1309942
Maí2319812


Domain administration

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

New Registrations

registered/IDN
Apríl96533
Mars96442
Febrúar96540
2016 Janúar101539
Desember70527
Nóvember86729
Október85831
September84648
Ágúst76826
Júlí77029
Júní82233
Maí88437
Apríl91828
Mars97243
Febrúar91446
2015 Janúar100033
Desember66124
Nóvember77052
Október85235
September74136

Registration changes

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

changed
Apríl1880
Mars1777
Febrúar1627
2016 Janúar1737
Desember1343
Nóvember1779
Október1822
September1525
Ágúst1587
Júlí2177
Júní2352
Maí1365
Apríl1463
Mars1727
Febrúar1830
2015 Janúar2006
Desember1642
Nóvember1535
Október2140
September1764
Ágúst1361
Júlí1404
Júní1408
Maí1535

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
Apríl655
Mars740
Febrúar722
2016 Janúar676
Desember618
Nóvember596
Október621
September678
Ágúst486
Júlí487
Júní661
Maí693
Apríl613
Mars728
Febrúar642
2015 Janúar721
Desember437
Nóvember544
Október648
September695
Ágúst520
Júlí618
Júní615
Maí627

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

reactivated
Apríl284
Mars267
Febrúar298
2016 Janúar283
Desember242
Nóvember251
Október287
September262
Ágúst207
Júlí230
Júní274
Maí276
Apríl283
Mars292
Febrúar279
2015 Janúar280
Desember210
Nóvember251
Október277
September281
Ágúst231
Júlí272
Júní279
Maí263

Deleted domains

deleted
Apríl589
Mars495
Febrúar496
2016 Janúar491
Desember478
Nóvember477
Október416
September430
Ágúst484
Júlí512
Júní509
Maí477
Apríl482
Mars514
Febrúar377
2015 Janúar463
Desember497
Nóvember460
Október442
September435
Ágúst425
Júlí431
Júní387
Maí465

Transferred domains (from one registrant to another)

transferred
Apríl362
Mars252
Febrúar156
2016 Janúar479
Desember150
Nóvember193
Október252
September395
Ágúst233
Júlí214
Júní155
Maí125
Apríl212
Mars160
Febrúar180
2015 Janúar238
Desember195
Nóvember146
Október203
September191
Ágúst115
Júlí131
Júní120
Maí142

Parked and forwarded domains

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

parkedforwarded
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
Ágúst 6863 3171
Júlí 6752 3145
Júní 6710 3121

Number of nameserver registrations

registered nameservers
Apríl98
Mars80
Febrúar82
2016 Janúar101
Desember113
Nóvember86
Október66
September96
Ágúst87
Júlí60
Júní89
Maí75
Apríl91
Mars70
Febrúar98
2015 Janúar99
Desember87
Nóvember92
Október104
September82
Ágúst274
Júlí153
Júní106
Maí94


Domain names

lengthnumberlengthnumberlengthnumberlengthnumber
14629693378344133
55098657847558085606
95440104925114044123063
132372141868151427161092
17730185211942720271
211932211223842459
25412625278288
2993010315322
333341372381
391401

letternumberletternumberletternumberletternumber
022122521003104
471533643735
838934a3479á42
b3692c1899d1763ð1
e2026é4f3099g2777
h3909i2794í75j1019
k2196l2773m3204n2043
o1216ó23p2132q145
r2274s6485t2977u738
ú27v2491w830x194
y302ý3z245þ103
æ19ö40


Registrant residency

registrant country of residencenumer of domains
IS42521
US5092
DE1507
GB1357
NO1253
SE699
DK570
CH464
NL427
CA384
FR320
AU282
IT224
AT168
ES166
BZ154
FI145
RU130
BE128
CN115


Companies hosting .IS domains

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

Hosting companyshare (%)
1984.is 15.49
simnet.is 3.45
x.is 2.11
c.is 1.94
cloudflare.com 1.85
hyp.net 1.81
hysing.is 1.72
netvistun.is 1.32
basis.is 1.19
opex.is 1.15
hysingar.is 1.14
dg.is 1.12
101domain.com 1.05
iwantmyname.net 0.96
smartmedia.is 0.92
thekking.is 0.86
stefna.is 0.81
xnet.is 0.79
t.is 0.75
udag.org 0.74


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