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Beverley Ward

Internet connection

In 2011, 61% of homes in Beverley Ward 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 Beverley Ward 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
Beverley Ward20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
3,67967.467.42,65749.049.4+1,022
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection3,32260.960.11,46727.126.8+1,855
Dial-up connection
1703.13.21,15121.221.9-981
Other connection
1873.44.1390.70.7+148
No internet connection
1,48527.226.62,39644.244.0-911
Not stated
2915.36.03666.86.6-75

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, Beverley Ward: 5.3% No internet connection, Beverley Ward: 27.2% Other connection, Beverley Ward: 3.4% Dial-up connection, Beverley Ward: 3.1% Broadband connection, Beverley Ward: 60.9% Total internet connection, Beverley Ward: 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, Beverley Ward: -75 No internet connection, Beverley Ward: -911 Other connection, Beverley Ward: +148 Dial-up connection, Beverley Ward: -981 Broadband connection, Beverley Ward: +1,855 Total internet connection, Beverley Ward: +1,022
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 Beverley Ward compared to the City of Charles Sturt shows that there was a higher proportion of households with either no internet connection or a dial up connection, as well as a higher proportion of households with broadband connectivity.

Overall 30.3% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 60.9% 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 1,022.

The largest changes in the internet connectivity in Beverley Ward, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Broadband connection (+1,855 households)
  • Total internet connection (+1,022 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-981 households)

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