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St Albans (East)

Internet connection

In 2011, 51% of homes in St Albans (East) 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 St Albans (East) 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
St Albans (East)20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
4,30657.767.83,00041.051.5+1,306
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection3,80951.061.91,93226.434.6+1,877
Dial-up connection
2233.02.41,03114.116.3-808
Other connection
2743.73.4370.50.6+237
No internet connection
2,36031.623.43,64049.740.1-1,280
Not stated
80310.88.96809.38.4+123

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, St Albans (East): 10.8% No internet connection, St Albans (East): 31.6% Other connection, St Albans (East): 3.7% Dial-up connection, St Albans (East): 3.0% Broadband connection, St Albans (East): 51.0% Total internet connection, St Albans (East): 57.7%
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, St Albans (East): +123 No internet connection, St Albans (East): -1,280 Other connection, St Albans (East): +237 Dial-up connection, St Albans (East): -808 Broadband connection, St Albans (East): +1,877 Total internet connection, St Albans (East): +1,306
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 St Albans (East) 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 34.6% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 51.0% 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 1,306.

The largest changes in the internet connectivity in St Albans (East), between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Broadband connection (+1,877 households)
  • Total internet connection (+1,306 households)
  • No internet connection (-1,280 households)

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