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In 2011, 65% of homes in East Hills 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 East Hills 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
East Hills - Households20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
77669.269.457854.753.0+198
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection72564.664.238536.537.2+340
Dial-up connection
211.92.518917.915.1-168
Other connection
302.72.740.40.7+26
No internet connection
25522.722.441239.138.6-157
Not stated
918.18.1666.28.4+25

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, East Hills: 8.1% No internet connection, East Hills: 22.7% Other connection, East Hills: 2.7% Dial-up connection, East Hills: 1.9% Broadband connection, East Hills: 64.6% Total internet connection, East Hills: 69.2%
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, East Hills: +25 No internet connection, East Hills: -157 Other connection, East Hills: +26 Dial-up connection, East Hills: -168 Broadband connection, East Hills: +340 Total internet connection, East Hills: +198
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 East Hills compared to Bankstown City shows that there was a similar proportion of households with either no internet connection or a dial up connection, as well as a similar proportion of households with broadband connectivity.

Overall 24.6% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 64.6% 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 198.

The largest changes in the internet connectivity in East Hills, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Broadband connection (+340 households)
  • Total internet connection (+198 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-168 households)

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