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Brisbane LGA

Internet connection

In 2006, 65.8% homes in Brisbane LGA had an internet connection.

An internet connection is now an important utility for most households in Australia. It is increasingly required for accessing essential information and taking part in the digital economy. Australia-wide in 2016, nearly 80% of all households had internet access. However, this decreases with age – seniors are less likely to have internet access at home. The lack of internet access is likely to indicate a level of disadvantage and could be related to socio-economic factors, age, or geographical isolation.

Internet connectivity in Brisbane LGA should be looked at in conjunction with Household Type and Age Structure, as well as Education Levels.

Derived from the Census question:

'Does any member of this household access the internet from this dwelling'

Households

Type of internet connection
Brisbane LGA - Households20069998Change
Connection typeNumber%Greater Brisbane %Number%Greater Brisbane %9998 to 2006
Internet connection246,54265.863.7--------
No internet connection101,06527.029.7--------
Not stated27,1677.26.6--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 9998 and 2006. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Type of internet connection, 2006
Type of internet connection, 2006 Not stated, Greater Brisbane: 6.6% No internet connection, Greater Brisbane: 29.7% Internet connection, Greater Brisbane: 63.7% Not stated, Brisbane LGA: 7.2% No internet connection, Brisbane LGA: 27.0% Internet connection, Brisbane LGA: 65.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in type of internet connection, 9998 to 2006
Change in type of internet connection, 9998 to 2006
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 9998 and 2006 (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 Brisbane LGA compared to Greater Brisbane shows that there was a higher proportion of households with an internet connection

Overall 65.8% of households had an internet connection, compared with 63.7% in Greater Brisbane.

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