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Camden Council area

Internet connection

In 2011, 75% of homes in Camden Council area 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 Camden Council area 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
Camden Council area - Households20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%Greater Sydney %Number%Greater Sydney %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
14,97381.376.511,12668.562.1+3,847
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection13,76674.870.67,56846.645.0+6,198
Dial-up connection
5422.92.43,46821.416.5-2,926
Other connection
6653.63.4900.60.7+575
No internet connection
2,44113.315.94,19525.829.0-1,754
Not stated
9935.47.69135.68.9+80

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, Greater Sydney: 7.6% No internet connection, Greater Sydney: 15.9% Other connection, Greater Sydney: 3.4% Dial-up connection, Greater Sydney: 2.4% Broadband connection, Greater Sydney: 70.6% Total internet connection, Greater Sydney: 76.5% Not stated, Camden Council area: 5.4% No internet connection, Camden Council area: 13.3% Other connection, Camden Council area: 3.6% Dial-up connection, Camden Council area: 2.9% Broadband connection, Camden Council area: 74.8% Total internet connection, Camden Council area: 81.3%
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, Camden Council area: +80 No internet connection, Camden Council area: -1,754 Other connection, Camden Council area: +575 Dial-up connection, Camden Council area: -2,926 Broadband connection, Camden Council area: +6,198 Total internet connection, Camden Council area: +3,847
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 Camden Council area compared to Greater Sydney 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 16.2% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 74.8% had broadband connectivity, compared with 18.3% and 70.6% respectively in Greater Sydney.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011 the number of households with an internet connection increased by 3,847.

The largest changes in the internet connectivity in Camden Council area, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Broadband connection (+6,198 households)
  • Total internet connection (+3,847 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-2,926 households)

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