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Southern Ward

Internet connection

In 2011, 76% of homes in Southern Ward 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 Southern Ward 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
Southern Ward20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
7,99281.680.46,59870.168.9+1,394
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection7,46276.274.94,99453.152.6+2,468
Dial-up connection
2592.62.71,55716.615.9-1,298
Other connection
2702.82.8470.50.4+223
No internet connection
1,33713.713.72,30024.424.9-962
Not stated
4624.75.95105.46.2-49

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, Southern Ward: 4.7% No internet connection, Southern Ward: 13.7% Other connection, Southern Ward: 2.8% Dial-up connection, Southern Ward: 2.6% Broadband connection, Southern Ward: 76.2% Total internet connection, Southern Ward: 81.6%
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, Southern Ward: -49 No internet connection, Southern Ward: -962 Other connection, Southern Ward: +223 Dial-up connection, Southern Ward: -1,298 Broadband connection, Southern Ward: +2,468 Total internet connection, Southern Ward: +1,394
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 Southern Ward compared to City of Bayside shows that there was a similar proportion of households with either no internet connection or a dial up connection, and a higher proportion of households with broadband connectivity.

Overall 16.3% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 76.2% 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 1,394.

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

  • Broadband connection (+2,468 households)
  • Total internet connection (+1,394 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-1,298 households)

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