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Bankstown CBD

Internet connection

In 2011, 62% of homes in Bankstown CBD 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 CBD 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 CBD20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
4,36767.869.42,66347.353.0+1,704
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection3,96561.664.21,65829.537.2+2,306
Dial-up connection
1562.42.596717.215.1-811
Other connection
2463.82.7380.70.7+208
No internet connection
1,27419.822.42,12037.738.6-846
Not stated
79812.48.184215.08.4-44

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 CBD: 12.4% No internet connection, Bankstown CBD: 19.8% Other connection, Bankstown CBD: 3.8% Dial-up connection, Bankstown CBD: 2.4% Broadband connection, Bankstown CBD: 61.6% Total internet connection, Bankstown CBD: 67.8%
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 CBD: -44 No internet connection, Bankstown CBD: -846 Other connection, Bankstown CBD: +208 Dial-up connection, Bankstown CBD: -811 Broadband connection, Bankstown CBD: +2,306 Total internet connection, Bankstown CBD: +1,704
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 CBD compared to Bankstown City shows that there was a lower proportion of households with either no internet connection or a dial up connection, as well as a lower proportion of households with broadband connectivity.

Overall 22.2% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 61.6% 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 1,704.

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

  • Broadband connection (+2,306 households)
  • Total internet connection (+1,704 households)
  • No internet connection (-846 households)

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