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Internet connection

In 2011, 60% of homes in the City of Charles Sturt 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 the City of Charles Sturt 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 Charles Sturt20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%Greater Adelaide %Number%Greater Adelaide %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
29,62467.473.120,96949.456.6+8,655
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection26,41960.165.611,36326.831.0+15,056
Dial-up connection
1,4243.23.49,32021.925.0-7,896
Other connection
1,7814.14.12860.70.6+1,495
No internet connection
11,67926.621.218,68644.037.5-7,007
Not stated
2,6376.05.72,8236.66.0-186

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 Adelaide: 5.7% No internet connection, Greater Adelaide: 21.2% Other connection, Greater Adelaide: 4.1% Dial-up connection, Greater Adelaide: 3.4% Broadband connection, Greater Adelaide: 65.6% Total internet connection, Greater Adelaide: 73.1% Not stated, City of Charles Sturt: 6.0% No internet connection, City of Charles Sturt: 26.6% Other connection, City of Charles Sturt: 4.1% Dial-up connection, City of Charles Sturt: 3.2% Broadband connection, City of Charles Sturt: 60.1% Total internet connection, City of Charles Sturt: 67.4%
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 Charles Sturt: -186 No internet connection, City of Charles Sturt: -7,007 Other connection, City of Charles Sturt: +1,495 Dial-up connection, City of Charles Sturt: -7,896 Broadband connection, City of Charles Sturt: +15,056 Total internet connection, City of Charles Sturt: +8,655
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 the City of Charles Sturt compared to Greater Adelaide 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 29.8% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 60.1% had broadband connectivity, compared with 24.5% and 65.6% respectively in Greater Adelaide.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011 the number of households with an internet connection increased by 8,655.

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

  • Broadband connection (+15,056 households)
  • Total internet connection (+8,655 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-7,896 households)

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