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West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson

Internet connection

In 2011, 67% of homes in West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson 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 West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson 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
West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
3,10974.867.42,48261.349.4+627
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection2,77866.960.11,34033.126.8+1,438
Dial-up connection
1764.23.21,12527.821.9-949
Other connection
1553.74.1170.40.7+138
No internet connection
87121.026.61,40534.744.0-534
Not stated
1744.26.01614.06.6+13

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, 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% Not stated, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 4.2% No internet connection, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 21.0% Other connection, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 3.7% Dial-up connection, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 4.2% Broadband connection, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 66.9% Total internet connection, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 74.8%
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, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +13 No internet connection, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -534 Other connection, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +138 Dial-up connection, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -949 Broadband connection, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +1,438 Total internet connection, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +627
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 West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson compared to the City of Charles Sturt 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 25.2% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 66.9% had broadband connectivity, compared with 29.8% and 60.1% respectively in the City of Charles Sturt.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011 the number of households with an internet connection increased by 627.

The largest changes in the internet connectivity in West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Broadband connection (+1,438 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-949 households)
  • Total internet connection (+627 households)

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