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Internet connection

In 2011, 51% of homes in Broken Hill City 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 Broken Hill City 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
Broken Hill City - Households20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%Regional NSW %Number%Regional NSW %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection4,67158.068.23,52643.352.4+1,145
Broadband connection4,10551.061.32,09225.728.1+2,013
Dial-up connection2563.23.31,38217.023.8-1,126
Other connection3103.83.6520.60.5+258
No internet connection2,61632.525.13,99549.041.3-1,379
Not stated7689.56.76287.76.3+140

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, Regional NSW: 6.7% No internet connection, Regional NSW: 25.1% Other connection, Regional NSW: 3.6% Dial-up connection, Regional NSW: 3.3% Broadband connection, Regional NSW: 61.3% Total internet connection, Regional NSW: 68.2% Not stated, Broken Hill City: 9.5% No internet connection, Broken Hill City: 32.5% Other connection, Broken Hill City: 3.8% Dial-up connection, Broken Hill City: 3.2% Broadband connection, Broken Hill City: 51.0% Total internet connection, Broken Hill City: 58.0%
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, Broken Hill City: +140 No internet connection, Broken Hill City: -1,379 Other connection, Broken Hill City: +258 Dial-up connection, Broken Hill City: -1,126 Broadband connection, Broken Hill City: +2,013 Total internet connection, Broken Hill City: +1,145
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 Broken Hill City compared to Regional NSW 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 35.7% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 51.0% had broadband connectivity, compared with 28.4% and 61.3% respectively in Regional NSW.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011 the number of households with an internet connection increased by 1,145.

The largest changes in the internet connectivity in Broken Hill City, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Broadband connection (+2,013 households)
  • No internet connection (-1,379 households)
  • Total internet connection (+1,145 households)

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