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In 2011, 75% of homes in Sandringham 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 Sandringham 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
Sandringham20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
2,78880.580.42,26169.268.9+526
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection2,60475.274.91,71052.352.6+894
Dial-up connection
682.02.753016.215.9-461
Other connection
1153.32.8210.60.4+94
No internet connection
50714.713.784125.724.9-334
Not stated
1674.85.91655.06.2+2

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, City of Bayside: 5.9% No internet connection, City of Bayside: 13.7% Other connection, City of Bayside: 2.8% Dial-up connection, City of Bayside: 2.7% Broadband connection, City of Bayside: 74.9% Total internet connection, City of Bayside: 80.4% Not stated, Sandringham: 4.8% No internet connection, Sandringham: 14.7% Other connection, Sandringham: 3.3% Dial-up connection, Sandringham: 2.0% Broadband connection, Sandringham: 75.2% Total internet connection, Sandringham: 80.5%
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, Sandringham: +2 No internet connection, Sandringham: -334 Other connection, Sandringham: +94 Dial-up connection, Sandringham: -461 Broadband connection, Sandringham: +894 Total internet connection, Sandringham: +526
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 Sandringham compared to City of Bayside 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 16.6% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 75.2% had broadband connectivity, compared with 16.4% and 74.9% respectively in City of Bayside.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011 the number of households with an internet connection increased by 527.

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

  • Broadband connection (+894 households)
  • Total internet connection (+526 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-461 households)

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