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Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill

Internet connection

In 2011, 60% of homes in Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill 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 Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill 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
Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
72664.669.454249.753.0+184
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection67059.664.238235.037.2+287
Dial-up connection
272.42.515514.215.1-128
Other connection
302.72.750.40.7+25
No internet connection
26923.922.444040.438.6-172
Not stated
12911.58.110910.08.4+20

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, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 11.5% No internet connection, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 23.9% Other connection, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 2.7% Dial-up connection, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 2.4% Broadband connection, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 59.6% Total internet connection, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 64.6%
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, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: +20 No internet connection, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: -172 Other connection, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: +25 Dial-up connection, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: -128 Broadband connection, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: +287 Total internet connection, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: +184
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 Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill compared to Bankstown City 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 26.3% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 59.6% 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 184.

The largest changes in the internet connectivity in Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Broadband connection (+287 households)
  • Total internet connection (+184 households)
  • No internet connection (-172 households)

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