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City of Canterbury Bankstown

Internet connection

In 2011, 63% of homes in City of Canterbury Bankstown 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 City of Canterbury Bankstown 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
City of Canterbury Bankstown - Households20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%Greater Sydney %Number%Greater Sydney %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
74,45368.876.554,51252.262.1+19,941
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection68,61763.470.637,69036.145.0+30,927
Dial-up connection
2,6322.42.416,03115.416.5-13,399
Other connection
3,2043.03.47910.80.7+2,413
No internet connection
24,37822.515.940,19638.529.0-15,818
Not stated
9,3188.67.69,6269.28.9-308

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, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 8.6% No internet connection, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 22.5% Other connection, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 3.0% Dial-up connection, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 2.4% Broadband connection, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 63.4% Total internet connection, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 68.8%
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, City of Canterbury Bankstown: -308 No internet connection, City of Canterbury Bankstown: -15,818 Other connection, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +2,413 Dial-up connection, City of Canterbury Bankstown: -13,399 Broadband connection, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +30,927 Total internet connection, City of Canterbury Bankstown: +19,941
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 City of Canterbury Bankstown compared to Greater Sydney 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 25.0% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 63.4% 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 19,941.

The largest changes in the internet connectivity in City of Canterbury Bankstown, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Broadband connection (+30,927 households)
  • Total internet connection (+19,941 households)
  • No internet connection (-15,818 households)

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