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In 2011, 77% of homes in Milperra 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 Milperra 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
Milperra20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
1,05081.869.489970.053.0+151
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection99277.364.265150.737.2+341
Dial-up connection
312.42.524218.815.1-211
Other connection
272.12.760.50.7+21
No internet connection
18614.522.435527.638.6-169
Not stated
483.78.1312.48.4+17

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, Milperra: 3.7% No internet connection, Milperra: 14.5% Other connection, Milperra: 2.1% Dial-up connection, Milperra: 2.4% Broadband connection, Milperra: 77.3% Total internet connection, Milperra: 81.8%
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, Milperra: +17 No internet connection, Milperra: -169 Other connection, Milperra: +21 Dial-up connection, Milperra: -211 Broadband connection, Milperra: +341 Total internet connection, Milperra: +151
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 Milperra compared to Bankstown City shows that there was a lower proportion of households with either no internet connection or a dial up connection, and a higher proportion of households with broadband connectivity.

Overall 16.9% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 77.3% 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 151.

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

  • Broadband connection (+341 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-211 households)
  • No internet connection (-169 households)

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