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Sydenham District

Internet connection

In 2011, 72% of homes in Sydenham 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 Sydenham 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
Sydenham District - Households20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
11,42077.667.89,28364.851.5+2,137
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection10,64372.361.96,34444.334.6+4,299
Dial-up connection
3612.52.42,88020.116.3-2,519
Other connection
4162.83.4580.40.6+358
No internet connection
2,38216.223.44,14829.040.1-1,766
Not stated
9136.28.98856.28.4+28

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, Sydenham District: 6.2% No internet connection, Sydenham District: 16.2% Other connection, Sydenham District: 2.8% Dial-up connection, Sydenham District: 2.5% Broadband connection, Sydenham District: 72.3% Total internet connection, Sydenham District: 77.6%
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, Sydenham District: +28 No internet connection, Sydenham District: -1,766 Other connection, Sydenham District: +358 Dial-up connection, Sydenham District: -2,519 Broadband connection, Sydenham District: +4,299 Total internet connection, Sydenham District: +2,137
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 Sydenham 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 18.6% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 72.3% 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 2,137.

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

  • Broadband connection (+4,299 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-2,519 households)
  • Total internet connection (+2,137 households)

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