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Internet connection

In 2011, 64% of homes in Bankstown City 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 Bankstown City 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
Bankstown City20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%Greater Sydney %Number%Greater Sydney %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
41,42969.476.530,39153.062.1+11,038
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection38,29264.270.621,35537.245.0+16,937
Dial-up connection
1,5092.52.48,64315.116.5-7,134
Other connection
1,6282.73.43930.70.7+1,235
No internet connection
13,39622.415.922,12638.629.0-8,730
Not stated
4,8618.17.64,8298.48.9+32

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, Greater Sydney: 7.6% No internet connection, Greater Sydney: 15.9% Other connection, Greater Sydney: 3.4% Dial-up connection, Greater Sydney: 2.4% Broadband connection, Greater Sydney: 70.6% Total internet connection, Greater Sydney: 76.5% Not stated, Bankstown City: 8.1% No internet connection, Bankstown City: 22.4% Other connection, Bankstown City: 2.7% Dial-up connection, Bankstown City: 2.5% Broadband connection, Bankstown City: 64.2% Total internet connection, Bankstown City: 69.4%
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, Bankstown City: +32 No internet connection, Bankstown City: -8,730 Other connection, Bankstown City: +1,235 Dial-up connection, Bankstown City: -7,134 Broadband connection, Bankstown City: +16,937 Total internet connection, Bankstown City: +11,038
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 Bankstown City compared to Greater Sydney 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 25.0% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 64.2% had broadband connectivity, compared with 18.3% and 70.6% respectively in Greater Sydney.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011 the number of households with an internet connection increased by 11,038.

The largest changes in the internet connectivity in Bankstown City, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Broadband connection (+16,937 households)
  • Total internet connection (+11,038 households)
  • No internet connection (-8,730 households)

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