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In 2011, 58% of homes in Kings 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 Kings 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
Kings Park20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
1,75464.267.81,33049.151.5+424
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection1,59358.361.988432.634.6+709
Dial-up connection
662.42.443316.016.3-367
Other connection
953.53.4130.50.6+82
No internet connection
71126.023.41,13141.740.1-420
Not stated
2669.78.92489.28.4+18

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, Kings Park: 9.7% No internet connection, Kings Park: 26.0% Other connection, Kings Park: 3.5% Dial-up connection, Kings Park: 2.4% Broadband connection, Kings Park: 58.3% Total internet connection, Kings Park: 64.2%
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, Kings Park: +18 No internet connection, Kings Park: -420 Other connection, Kings Park: +82 Dial-up connection, Kings Park: -367 Broadband connection, Kings Park: +709 Total internet connection, Kings Park: +424
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 Kings Park 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 28.5% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 58.3% 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 424.

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

  • Broadband connection (+709 households)
  • Total internet connection (+424 households)
  • No internet connection (-420 households)

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