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In 2011, 65% of homes in Punchbowl 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 Punchbowl 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
Punchbowl20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
1,45769.769.41,10753.053.0+350
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection1,36465.264.275636.237.2+609
Dial-up connection
401.92.533115.815.1-290
Other connection
532.52.7211.00.7+32
No internet connection
43921.022.480638.638.6-367
Not stated
1959.38.11758.48.4+19

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, Punchbowl: 9.3% No internet connection, Punchbowl: 21.0% Other connection, Punchbowl: 2.5% Dial-up connection, Punchbowl: 1.9% Broadband connection, Punchbowl: 65.2% Total internet connection, Punchbowl: 69.7%
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, Punchbowl: +19 No internet connection, Punchbowl: -367 Other connection, Punchbowl: +32 Dial-up connection, Punchbowl: -290 Broadband connection, Punchbowl: +609 Total internet connection, Punchbowl: +350
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 Punchbowl 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 22.9% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 65.2% 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 350.

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

  • Broadband connection (+609 households)
  • No internet connection (-367 households)
  • Total internet connection (+350 households)

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