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Deer Park District

Internet connection

In 2011, 67% of homes in Deer Park District 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 District 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 Park District20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
8,55372.667.84,31952.251.5+4,234
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection7,84566.661.92,84434.434.6+5,001
Dial-up connection
2582.22.41,40116.916.3-1,143
Other connection
4503.83.4740.90.6+376
No internet connection
2,17318.423.43,26439.440.1-1,091
Not stated
1,0599.08.96938.48.4+366

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 District: 9.0% No internet connection, Deer Park District: 18.4% Other connection, Deer Park District: 3.8% Dial-up connection, Deer Park District: 2.2% Broadband connection, Deer Park District: 66.6% Total internet connection, Deer Park District: 72.6%
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 District: +366 No internet connection, Deer Park District: -1,091 Other connection, Deer Park District: +376 Dial-up connection, Deer Park District: -1,143 Broadband connection, Deer Park District: +5,001 Total internet connection, Deer Park District: +4,234
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 District 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 20.6% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 66.6% 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 4,234.

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

  • Broadband connection (+5,001 households)
  • Total internet connection (+4,234 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-1,143 households)

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