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South West Overlay

Internet connection

In 2011, 66% of homes in South West Overlay 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 South West Overlay 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
South West Overlay20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
89374.276.753249.960.2+361
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection79265.867.836434.142.1+428
Dial-up connection
242.02.816215.217.1-138
Other connection
776.46.260.61.1+71
No internet connection
19616.311.534031.925.5-144
Not stated
1159.511.719418.214.3-79

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, South West Overlay: 9.5% No internet connection, South West Overlay: 16.3% Other connection, South West Overlay: 6.4% Dial-up connection, South West Overlay: 2.0% Broadband connection, South West Overlay: 65.8% Total internet connection, South West Overlay: 74.2%
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, South West Overlay: -79 No internet connection, South West Overlay: -144 Other connection, South West Overlay: +71 Dial-up connection, South West Overlay: -138 Broadband connection, South West Overlay: +428 Total internet connection, South West Overlay: +361
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 South West Overlay 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, and a lower proportion of households with broadband connectivity.

Overall 18.3% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 65.8% 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 361.

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

  • Broadband connection (+428 households)
  • Total internet connection (+361 households)
  • No internet connection (-144 households)

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