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Central Coast Council area

Recent arrivals - Internet connection

In 2011, 84.8% of of recent arrivals in the Central Coast Council area were in households with access to a broadband internet connection.

A fast Internet Connection is increasingly required for accessing essential information and undertaking domestic and non-domestic business. This dataset indicates how many recent arrivals in the Central Coast Council area have access to the internet from home.

Internet connectivity is strongly associated with the Age and Education levels of the migrant population, so please view this dataset in conjunction with those to build up a more complete story.

Derived from the Census question:

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

People born overseas and arriving in Australia between 2006 and 9 Aug 2011, counted in private dwellings

Type of internet connection
Central Coast Council area - Recent arrivals2011
Connection typeNumber%Greater Sydney
Total internet connection4,14092.190.3
Broadband connection3,81484.883.4
Dial-up connection1032.32.3
Other connection2235.04.6
No Internet connection2736.16.4
Not stated831.83.3

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Type of internet connection, 2011
Type of internet connection, 2011 No Internet connection, Greater Sydney: 6.4% Other connection, Greater Sydney: 4.6% Dial-up connection, Greater Sydney: 2.3% Broadband connection, Greater Sydney: 83.4% Total internet connection, Greater Sydney: 90.3% No Internet connection, Central Coast Council area: 6.1% Other connection, Central Coast Council area: 5.0% Dial-up connection, Central Coast Council area: 2.3% Broadband connection, Central Coast Council area: 84.8% Total internet connection, Central Coast Council area: 92.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the type of internet connection of households for recent arrivals in the Central Coast Council area compared to Greater Sydney shows that there was a similar proportion of recent arrivals with no access to an internet connection, and a higher proportion with broadband connectivity compared to Greater Sydney in 2011.

Overall 6.1% of recent arrivals had no access to an internet connection and 84.8% had broadband connectivity, compared with 6.4% and 83.4% respectively in Greater Sydney.

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