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In 2011, 61% of homes in Deer Park 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 Deer Park 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
Deer Park20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
3,87067.467.82,06948.251.5+1,801
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection3,51361.261.91,38832.334.6+2,125
Dial-up connection
1372.42.464014.916.3-502
Other connection
2193.83.4411.00.6+178
No internet connection
1,29422.623.41,89044.040.1-595
Not stated
57410.08.93357.88.4+238

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, Deer Park: 10.0% No internet connection, Deer Park: 22.6% Other connection, Deer Park: 3.8% Dial-up connection, Deer Park: 2.4% Broadband connection, Deer Park: 61.2% Total internet connection, Deer Park: 67.4%
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, Deer Park: +238 No internet connection, Deer Park: -595 Other connection, Deer Park: +178 Dial-up connection, Deer Park: -502 Broadband connection, Deer Park: +2,125 Total internet connection, Deer Park: +1,801
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 Deer Park compared to City of Brimbank 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 25.0% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 61.2% 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 1,801.

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

  • Broadband connection (+2,125 households)
  • Total internet connection (+1,801 households)
  • No internet connection (-595 households)

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