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In 2011, 74% of homes in Picnic Point 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 Picnic Point 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
Picnic Point20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
1,56179.869.41,26666.453.0+295
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection1,45074.264.286945.637.2+581
Dial-up connection
572.92.539120.515.1-334
Other connection
542.72.760.30.7+48
No internet connection
31115.922.456729.838.6-256
Not stated
834.38.1733.88.4+10

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, Picnic Point: 4.3% No internet connection, Picnic Point: 15.9% Other connection, Picnic Point: 2.7% Dial-up connection, Picnic Point: 2.9% Broadband connection, Picnic Point: 74.2% Total internet connection, Picnic Point: 79.8%
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, Picnic Point: +10 No internet connection, Picnic Point: -256 Other connection, Picnic Point: +48 Dial-up connection, Picnic Point: -334 Broadband connection, Picnic Point: +581 Total internet connection, Picnic Point: +295
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 Picnic Point 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 18.8% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 74.2% 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 295.

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

  • Broadband connection (+581 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-334 households)
  • Total internet connection (+295 households)

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