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Keilor District

Internet connection

In 2011, 69% of homes in Keilor 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 Keilor 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
Keilor District20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
2,72174.767.82,29062.751.5+431
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection2,52969.461.91,65045.134.6+879
Dial-up connection
872.42.462317.016.3-536
Other connection
1052.93.4180.50.6+87
No internet connection
71419.623.41,14431.340.1-430
Not stated
2075.78.92216.08.4-14

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, Keilor District: 5.7% No internet connection, Keilor District: 19.6% Other connection, Keilor District: 2.9% Dial-up connection, Keilor District: 2.4% Broadband connection, Keilor District: 69.4% Total internet connection, Keilor District: 74.7%
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, Keilor District: -14 No internet connection, Keilor District: -430 Other connection, Keilor District: +87 Dial-up connection, Keilor District: -536 Broadband connection, Keilor District: +879 Total internet connection, Keilor District: +431
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 Keilor 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 22.0% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 69.4% 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 431.

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

  • Broadband connection (+879 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-536 households)
  • Total internet connection (+431 households)

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