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In 2011, 54% of homes in Albion 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 Albion 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
Albion20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
1,09460.867.870042.651.5+394
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection96853.861.949129.934.6+477
Dial-up connection
402.22.418811.416.3-148
Other connection
864.83.4211.30.6+65
No internet connection
51628.723.472344.040.1-207
Not stated
18810.58.922113.48.4-33

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 Brimbank: 8.9% No internet connection, City of Brimbank: 23.4% Other connection, City of Brimbank: 3.4% Dial-up connection, City of Brimbank: 2.4% Broadband connection, City of Brimbank: 61.9% Total internet connection, City of Brimbank: 67.8% Not stated, Albion: 10.5% No internet connection, Albion: 28.7% Other connection, Albion: 4.8% Dial-up connection, Albion: 2.2% Broadband connection, Albion: 53.8% Total internet connection, Albion: 60.8%
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, Albion: -33 No internet connection, Albion: -207 Other connection, Albion: +65 Dial-up connection, Albion: -148 Broadband connection, Albion: +477 Total internet connection, Albion: +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 Albion compared to City of Brimbank 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 30.9% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 53.8% had broadband connectivity, compared with 25.8% and 61.9% respectively in City of Brimbank.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011 the number of households with an internet connection increased by 394.

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

  • Broadband connection (+477 households)
  • Total internet connection (+394 households)
  • No internet connection (-207 households)

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