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Bay Street Major Activity Centre

Internet connection

In 2011, 71% of homes in Bay Street Major Activity Centre 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 Bay Street Major Activity Centre 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
Bay Street Major Activity Centre20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
64978.480.453170.968.9+118
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection58570.674.940654.252.6+178
Dial-up connection
283.42.712216.315.9-94
Other connection
374.42.830.40.4+34
No internet connection
10112.213.717022.624.9-68
Not stated
779.45.9486.46.2+29

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, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: 9.4% No internet connection, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: 12.2% Other connection, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: 4.4% Dial-up connection, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: 3.4% Broadband connection, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: 70.6% Total internet connection, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: 78.4%
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, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: +29 No internet connection, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: -68 Other connection, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: +34 Dial-up connection, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: -94 Broadband connection, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: +178 Total internet connection, Bay Street Major Activity Centre: +118
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 Bay Street Major Activity Centre compared to City of Bayside shows that there was a lower proportion of households with either no internet connection or a dial up connection, as well as a lower proportion of households with broadband connectivity.

Overall 15.7% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 70.6% 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 118.

The largest changes in the internet connectivity in Bay Street Major Activity Centre, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Broadband connection (+178 households)
  • Total internet connection (+118 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-94 households)

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