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Internet connection

In 2011, 63% of homes in Bankstown Balance 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 Balance 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 Balance20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
2,44868.069.41,73149.753.0+718
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection2,28563.464.21,22335.237.2+1,062
Dial-up connection
722.02.547513.715.1-404
Other connection
922.52.7320.90.7+60
No internet connection
81422.622.41,37539.538.6-561
Not stated
3399.48.137310.78.4-34

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, 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% Not stated, Bankstown Balance: 9.4% No internet connection, Bankstown Balance: 22.6% Other connection, Bankstown Balance: 2.5% Dial-up connection, Bankstown Balance: 2.0% Broadband connection, Bankstown Balance: 63.4% Total internet connection, Bankstown Balance: 68.0%
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 Balance: -34 No internet connection, Bankstown Balance: -561 Other connection, Bankstown Balance: +60 Dial-up connection, Bankstown Balance: -404 Broadband connection, Bankstown Balance: +1,062 Total internet connection, Bankstown Balance: +718
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 Balance compared to Bankstown City shows that there was a similar proportion of households with either no internet connection or a dial up connection, and a lower proportion of households with broadband connectivity.

Overall 24.6% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 63.4% had broadband connectivity, compared with 25.0% and 64.2% respectively in Bankstown City.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011 the number of households with an internet connection increased by 717.

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

  • Broadband connection (+1,062 households)
  • Total internet connection (+718 households)
  • No internet connection (-561 households)

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