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Upper North Adelaide

Internet connection

In 2011, 69% of homes in Upper 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 Upper 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
Upper North Adelaide20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
1,57578.776.71,24261.660.2+333
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection1,37868.867.882340.842.1+555
Dial-up connection
542.72.840320.017.1-349
Other connection
1437.16.2150.81.1+128
No internet connection
26113.011.554927.225.5-288
Not stated
1668.311.722611.214.3-60

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, Upper North Adelaide: 8.3% No internet connection, Upper North Adelaide: 13.0% Other connection, Upper North Adelaide: 7.1% Dial-up connection, Upper North Adelaide: 2.7% Broadband connection, Upper North Adelaide: 68.8% Total internet connection, Upper North Adelaide: 78.7%
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, Upper North Adelaide: -60 No internet connection, Upper North Adelaide: -288 Other connection, Upper North Adelaide: +128 Dial-up connection, Upper North Adelaide: -349 Broadband connection, Upper North Adelaide: +555 Total internet connection, Upper North Adelaide: +333
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 Upper North Adelaide compared to the City of Adelaide shows that there was a higher proportion of households with either no internet connection or a dial up connection, as well as a higher proportion of households with broadband connectivity.

Overall 15.7% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 68.8% 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 333.

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

  • Broadband connection (+555 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-349 households)
  • Total internet connection (+333 households)

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