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In 2011, 60% of homes in Chester 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 Chester 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
Chester Hill20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
2,45866.369.41,72747.953.0+731
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection2,23760.364.21,16932.437.2+1,068
Dial-up connection
1203.22.551614.315.1-396
Other connection
1012.72.7411.10.7+60
No internet connection
1,01327.322.41,55843.238.6-545
Not stated
2396.58.13238.98.4-83

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, Chester Hill: 6.5% No internet connection, Chester Hill: 27.3% Other connection, Chester Hill: 2.7% Dial-up connection, Chester Hill: 3.2% Broadband connection, Chester Hill: 60.3% Total internet connection, Chester Hill: 66.3%
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, Chester Hill: -83 No internet connection, Chester Hill: -545 Other connection, Chester Hill: +60 Dial-up connection, Chester Hill: -396 Broadband connection, Chester Hill: +1,068 Total internet connection, Chester Hill: +731
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 Chester 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 30.5% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 60.3% 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 731.

The largest changes in the internet connectivity in Chester Hill, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Broadband connection (+1,068 households)
  • Total internet connection (+731 households)
  • No internet connection (-545 households)

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