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
2016542058295
2015940652875
2014704743469
2013607036422
2012483130352
2011388525521
2010354821636
2009319918088
2008248014889
2007216312409
2006166210246
200516398584
200411986945
200311005747
200210514647
20019903596
200010322606
19996321574
1998462942
1997287480
199686193
199561107
19941446
1993632
1992526
IDN registrations began 2004. This is the number of existing registrations by year of creation.

yearregisteredheild
20162063087
20153642881
20143662517
20132982151
20122761853
20112161577
20102181361
20092181143
2008224925
2007225701
2006114476
2005315362
20044747

Number of active domains by registration month

domesticforeign
reg.total%reg.total%
Júní3834289073.572761540626.43
Maí5644250773.753151513026.25
Apríl5984194373.903571481526.10
Mars6344134574.093241445825.91
Febrúar6714071174.232881413425.77
2016 Janúar6024004074.314081384625.69
Desember3803943874.593211343825.41
Nóvember5563905874.863001311725.14
Október5793850275.022651281724.98
September5543792375.132801255224.87
Ágúst4583736975.282971227224.72
Júlí4133691175.503301197524.50
Júní4473649875.813481164524.19
Maí5053605176.143241129723.86
Apríl5103554676.412781097323.59
Mars4933503676.612561069523.39
Febrúar4663454376.792411043923.21
2015 Janúar5483407776.972571019823.03
Desember3093352977.13193994122.87
Nóvember4203322077.31174974822.69
Október4483280077.41223957422.59
September3943235277.58196935122.42
Ágúst3483195877.73183915522.27
Júlí2853161077.89200897222.11

Net number of new domains per month

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

new%deleted%change%
Júní661 1.13522 0.90139 0.24
Maí906 1.57493 0.86413 0.72
Apríl965 1.70589 1.04376 0.66
Mars964 1.73495 0.89469 0.84
Febrúar965 1.76496 0.90469 0.86
2016 Janúar1015 1.88491 0.91524 0.97
Desember705 1.33478 0.90227 0.43
Nóvember867 1.66477 0.91390 0.75
Október858 1.67416 0.81442 0.86
September846 1.68430 0.85416 0.82
Ágúst768 1.55484 0.98284 0.57
Júlí770 1.58512 1.05258 0.53
Júní822 1.71509 1.06313 0.65
Maí884 1.87477 1.01407 0.86
Apríl918 1.97482 1.04436 0.94
Mars972 2.13514 1.12458 1.00
Febrúar914 2.03377 0.84537 1.19
2015 Janúar1000 2.26463 1.05537 1.21
Desember661 1.52497 1.14164 0.38
Nóvember770 1.79460 1.07310 0.72
Október852 2.01442 1.04410 0.97
September741 1.78435 1.04306 0.73
Ágúst714 1.74425 1.03289 0.70
Júlí633 1.56431 1.06202 0.50

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]
2818[13/5]0[0/0]18[13/5]
2732[14/18]9[6/3]23[8/15]
2649[22/27]10[7/3]39[15/24]
2528[11/17]87[50/37]-59[-39/-20]
2428[10/18]1[0/1]27[10/17]
2311[1/10]0[0/0]11[1/10]
2235[9/26]2[2/0]33[7/26]
2152[19/33]1[0/1]51[19/32]
2056[28/28]15[10/5]41[18/23]
1958[21/37]101[54/47]-43[-33/-10]
18111[20/91]20[20/0]91[0/91]
1732[2/30]1[1/0]31[1/30]
1610[8/2]0[0/0]10[8/2]
1541[10/31]0[0/0]41[10/31]
1448[17/31]5[5/0]43[12/31]
1398[31/67]16[11/5]82[20/62]
1261[27/34]22[12/10]39[15/24]
1125[15/10]69[30/39]-44[-15/-29]
1021[9/12]1[1/0]20[8/12]
0925[5/20]0[0/0]25[5/20]
0838[15/23]3[3/0]35[12/23]
0739[20/19]5[5/0]34[15/19]
0631[19/12]12[7/5]19[12/7]
0529[22/7]4[4/0]25[18/7]
0427[21/6]97[53/44]-70[-32/-38]
0310[6/4]0[0/0]10[6/4]
0211[5/6]2[2/0]9[3/6]
July 134[21/13]3[3/0]31[18/13]
3026[20/6]5[3/2]21[17/4]
2924[10/14]7[4/3]17[6/11]
2839[23/16]13[9/4]26[14/12]
Total1147[474/673]511[302/209]636[172/464]


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
0110108053704
029597073609
039587494023
049557883479
058798293831
066597953275
0707432962
0807553336
0908343840
1008444219
1108563944
1207013248


Domains registered to individuals

registeredtotal
Júní20215984
Maí36415782
Apríl35615418
Mars34715062
Febrúar36714715
2016 Janúar33114348
Desember19814017
Nóvember30613819
Október32313513
September28513190
Ágúst25312905
Júlí22012652
Júní22312432
Maí26312209
Apríl28011946
Mars26011666
Febrúar23511406
2015 Janúar28711171
Desember14810884
Nóvember19910736
Október22310537
September19710314
Ágúst19610117
Júlí1579921


Domain administration

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

New Registrations

registered/IDN
Júní66125
Maí90654
Apríl96533
Mars96442
Febrúar96540
2016 Janúar101539
Desember70527
Nóvember86729
Október85831
September84648
Ágúst76826
Júlí77029
Júní82233
Maí88437
Apríl91828
Mars97243
Febrúar91446
2015 Janúar100033
Desember66124
Nóvember77052

Registration changes

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

changed
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
Júlí1404

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
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
Júlí618

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

reactivated
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
Júlí272

Deleted domains

deleted
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
Júlí431

Transferred domains (from one registrant to another)

transferred
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
Júlí131

Parked and forwarded domains

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

parkedforwarded
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
Ágúst 6863 3171

Number of nameserver registrations

registered nameservers
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
Júlí153


Domain names

lengthnumberlengthnumberlengthnumberlengthnumber
14529753381344149
55119658527560785661
95502104977114087123102
132399141893151455161100
17741185231943820278
212002211323852461
254126282710287
2983010315322
333341372381
392401

letternumberletternumberletternumberletternumber
02312292993106
474533643735
837933a3514á42
b3734c1914d1809ð1
e2052é4f3111g2786
h3962i2816í75j1029
k2199l2794m3236n2054
o1227ó23p2166q145
r2289s6526t3023u739
ú27v2521w842x197
y310ý3z249þ107
æ19ö39


Registrant residency

registrant country of residencenumer of domains
IS42871
US5086
DE1505
GB1363
NO1285
SE715
DK589
CH471
NL439
CA397
FR325
AU282
IT244
BZ186
ES165
AT165
FI144
BE131
RU127
CN126

Domestic registrants in more detail ..

postal codenumber of domains
101 Reykjavík4743
105 Reykjavík4386
108 Reykjavík3316
110 Reykjavík2928
200 Kópavogi2087
104 Reykjavík2045
220 Hafnarfirði1835
112 Reykjavík1669
210 Garðabæ1592
201 Kópavogi1533
600 Akureyri1095
270 Mosfellsbæ996
109 Reykjavík976
107 Reykjavík910
221 Hafnarfirði877
203 Kópavogi739
113 Reykjavík704
230 Reykjanesbæ651
800 Selfossi561
111 Reykjavík516

city/countynumber of domains
Reykjavík23485
Kópavogi4375
Hafnarfirði2734
Garðabæ1601
Akureyri1587
Reykjanesbæ1266
Mosfellsbæ1064
Selfossi882
Seltjarnarnesi489
Borgarnesi372
Álftanesi338
Akranesi327
Egilsstöðum261
Húsavík236
Höfn í Hornafirði233
Vestmannaeyjum232
Ísafirði223
Grindavík198
Sauðárkróki173
Hveragerði170


Companies hosting .IS domains

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

Hosting companyshare (%)
1984.is 15.65
simnet.is 3.41
x.is 2.07
cloudflare.com 1.96
c.is 1.92
hyp.net 1.85
hysing.is 1.70
netvistun.is 1.27
opex.is 1.17
hysingar.is 1.16
basis.is 1.16
dg.is 1.11
101domain.com 1.03
iwantmyname.net 0.96
smartmedia.is 0.91
thekking.is 0.86
xnet.is 0.81
stefna.is 0.79
t.is 0.74
udag.org 0.72


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