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Sunshine North

Internet connection

In 2011, 54% of homes in Sunshine North 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 Sunshine North 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
Sunshine North20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
2,15160.067.81,50542.651.5+646
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection1,94854.361.91,00928.534.6+939
Dial-up connection
792.22.447913.616.3-400
Other connection
1243.53.4170.50.6+107
No internet connection
1,08630.323.41,75849.740.1-672
Not stated
3509.88.92727.78.4+78

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, Sunshine North: 9.8% No internet connection, Sunshine North: 30.3% Other connection, Sunshine North: 3.5% Dial-up connection, Sunshine North: 2.2% Broadband connection, Sunshine North: 54.3% Total internet connection, Sunshine North: 60.0%
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, Sunshine North: +78 No internet connection, Sunshine North: -672 Other connection, Sunshine North: +107 Dial-up connection, Sunshine North: -400 Broadband connection, Sunshine North: +939 Total internet connection, Sunshine North: +646
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 Sunshine North 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 32.5% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 54.3% 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 646.

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

  • Broadband connection (+939 households)
  • No internet connection (-672 households)
  • Total internet connection (+646 households)

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