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In 2011, 81% of homes in Glen Iris 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 Glen Iris 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
Glen Iris20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Boroondara %Number%City of Boroondara %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection4,65985.283.03,97676.271.9+683
Broadband connection4,41680.877.33,06558.754.7+1,351
Dial-up connection1272.32.688717.016.7-760
Other connection1152.13.2230.40.4+92
No internet connection54710.011.61,02419.622.6-477
Not stated2614.85.32204.25.5+41

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 Boroondara: 5.3% No internet connection, City of Boroondara: 11.6% Other connection, City of Boroondara: 3.2% Dial-up connection, City of Boroondara: 2.6% Broadband connection, City of Boroondara: 77.3% Total internet connection, City of Boroondara: 83.0% Not stated, Glen Iris: 4.8% No internet connection, Glen Iris: 10.0% Other connection, Glen Iris: 2.1% Dial-up connection, Glen Iris: 2.3% Broadband connection, Glen Iris: 80.8% Total internet connection, Glen Iris: 85.2%
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, Glen Iris: +41 No internet connection, Glen Iris: -477 Other connection, Glen Iris: +92 Dial-up connection, Glen Iris: -760 Broadband connection, Glen Iris: +1,351 Total internet connection, Glen Iris: +683
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 Glen Iris compared to the City of Boroondara 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 12.3% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 80.8% had broadband connectivity, compared with 14.2% and 77.3% respectively in the City of Boroondara.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011 the number of households with an internet connection increased by 683.

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

  • Broadband connection (+1,351 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-760 households)
  • Total internet connection (+683 households)

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