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Lower North Adelaide

Internet connection

In 2011, 73% of homes in Lower North Adelaide 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 Lower North Adelaide 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
Lower North Adelaide20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
75681.676.758867.060.2+168
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection67973.367.839845.342.1+281
Dial-up connection
262.82.817820.217.1-152
Other connection
515.56.2131.41.1+38
No internet connection
10010.811.521424.425.5-114
Not stated
707.611.7758.614.3-5

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, Lower North Adelaide: 7.6% No internet connection, Lower North Adelaide: 10.8% Other connection, Lower North Adelaide: 5.5% Dial-up connection, Lower North Adelaide: 2.8% Broadband connection, Lower North Adelaide: 73.3% Total internet connection, Lower North Adelaide: 81.6%
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, Lower North Adelaide: -5 No internet connection, Lower North Adelaide: -114 Other connection, Lower North Adelaide: +38 Dial-up connection, Lower North Adelaide: -152 Broadband connection, Lower North Adelaide: +281 Total internet connection, Lower North Adelaide: +168
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 Lower North Adelaide 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 13.6% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 73.3% 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 168.

The largest changes in the internet connectivity in Lower North Adelaide, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Broadband connection (+281 households)
  • Total internet connection (+168 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-152 households)

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