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In 2011, 69% of homes in CAD West had a broadband internet connection.

A fast Internet Connection is increasingly required for accessing essential information and undertaking domestic and non-domestic business. Households with dial-up or no internet service are being left behind in the digital divide as both government and the private sector are increasingly conducting their business, or aspects of it, on-line.

Internet connectivity in CAD West can be affected by availability of connection, Education, Household Income and Age Structure.

Derived from the Census question:

'Can the Internet be accessed at this dwelling?'

Households

Type of internet connection
CAD West20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
1,05979.476.733153.860.2+728
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection92469.367.828746.742.1+637
Dial-up connection
675.02.8396.317.1+28
Other connection
685.16.250.81.1+63
No internet connection
816.111.59215.025.5-11
Not stated
19414.611.719231.214.3+2

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Type of internet connection, 2011
Type of internet connection, 2011 Not stated, City of Adelaide: 11.7% No internet connection, City of Adelaide: 11.5% Other connection, City of Adelaide: 6.2% Dial-up connection, City of Adelaide: 2.8% Broadband connection, City of Adelaide: 67.8% Total internet connection, City of Adelaide: 76.7% Not stated, CAD West: 14.6% No internet connection, CAD West: 6.1% Other connection, CAD West: 5.1% Dial-up connection, CAD West: 5.0% Broadband connection, CAD West: 69.3% Total internet connection, CAD West: 79.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in type of internet connection, 2006 to 2011
Change in type of internet connection, 2006 to 2011 Not stated, CAD West: +2 No internet connection, CAD West: -11 Other connection, CAD West: +63 Dial-up connection, CAD West: +28 Broadband connection, CAD West: +637 Total internet connection, CAD West: +728
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the type of internet connection of households in CAD West compared to the City of Adelaide shows that there was a lower proportion of households with either no internet connection or a dial up connection, and a higher proportion of households with broadband connectivity.

Overall 11.1% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 69.3% had broadband connectivity, compared with 14.3% and 67.8% respectively in the City of Adelaide.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011 the number of households with an internet connection increased by 728.

The largest changes in the internet connectivity in CAD West, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Total internet connection (+728 households)
  • Broadband connection (+637 households)

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