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In 2011, 76% of homes in Derrimut 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 Derrimut 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
Derrimut20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
1,51982.767.830865.451.5+1,211
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection1,39676.061.922648.034.6+1,170
Dial-up connection
281.52.47816.616.3-50
Other connection
955.23.440.80.6+91
No internet connection
1659.023.412326.140.1+42
Not stated
1538.38.9408.58.4+113

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, Derrimut: 8.3% No internet connection, Derrimut: 9.0% Other connection, Derrimut: 5.2% Dial-up connection, Derrimut: 1.5% Broadband connection, Derrimut: 76.0% Total internet connection, Derrimut: 82.7%
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, Derrimut: +113 No internet connection, Derrimut: +42 Other connection, Derrimut: +91 Dial-up connection, Derrimut: -50 Broadband connection, Derrimut: +1,170 Total internet connection, Derrimut: +1,211
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 Derrimut compared to City of Brimbank 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 10.5% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 76.0% 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 1,211.

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

  • Total internet connection (+1,211 households)
  • Broadband connection (+1,170 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-50 households)

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