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St Albans District

Internet connection

In 2011, 54% of homes in St Albans 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 St Albans 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
St Albans District20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
9,68460.167.86,83643.651.5+2,848
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection8,67553.861.94,48628.634.6+4,189
Dial-up connection
4402.72.42,26514.516.3-1,825
Other connection
5693.53.4850.50.6+484
No internet connection
4,66529.023.47,17345.840.1-2,508
Not stated
1,76310.98.91,65410.68.4+109

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 District: 10.9% No internet connection, St Albans District: 29.0% Other connection, St Albans District: 3.5% Dial-up connection, St Albans District: 2.7% Broadband connection, St Albans District: 53.8% Total internet connection, St Albans District: 60.1%
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 District: +109 No internet connection, St Albans District: -2,508 Other connection, St Albans District: +484 Dial-up connection, St Albans District: -1,825 Broadband connection, St Albans District: +4,189 Total internet connection, St Albans District: +2,848
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 District 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 31.7% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 53.8% 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 2,848.

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

  • Broadband connection (+4,189 households)
  • Total internet connection (+2,848 households)
  • No internet connection (-2,508 households)

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