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Southland Activity Centre

Internet connection

In 2011, 73% of homes in Southland 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 Southland 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
Southland Activity Centre20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
64777.780.450362.568.9+144
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection60572.774.935744.352.6+248
Dial-up connection
283.32.714718.215.9-119
Other connection
141.72.800.00.4+14
No internet connection
13015.613.724830.824.9-119
Not stated
566.75.9546.76.2+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, Southland Activity Centre: 6.7% No internet connection, Southland Activity Centre: 15.6% Other connection, Southland Activity Centre: 1.7% Dial-up connection, Southland Activity Centre: 3.3% Broadband connection, Southland Activity Centre: 72.7% Total internet connection, Southland Activity Centre: 77.7%
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, Southland Activity Centre: +2 No internet connection, Southland Activity Centre: -119 Other connection, Southland Activity Centre: +14 Dial-up connection, Southland Activity Centre: -119 Broadband connection, Southland Activity Centre: +248 Total internet connection, Southland Activity Centre: +144
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 Southland Activity Centre compared to City of Bayside shows that there was a higher proportion of households with either no internet connection or a dial up connection, and a lower proportion of households with broadband connectivity.

Overall 18.9% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 72.7% 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 144.

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

  • Broadband connection (+248 households)
  • Total internet connection (+144 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-119 households)

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