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In 2011, 60% of homes in Grange 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 Grange 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
Grange Ward20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
3,81168.767.42,71351.949.4+1,098
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection3,34360.260.11,47428.226.8+1,869
Dial-up connection
2133.83.21,20923.121.9-996
Other connection
2554.64.1300.60.7+225
No internet connection
1,44226.026.62,24643.044.0-804
Not stated
2985.46.02655.16.6+33

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, Grange Ward: 5.4% No internet connection, Grange Ward: 26.0% Other connection, Grange Ward: 4.6% Dial-up connection, Grange Ward: 3.8% Broadband connection, Grange Ward: 60.2% Total internet connection, Grange Ward: 68.7%
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, Grange Ward: +33 No internet connection, Grange Ward: -804 Other connection, Grange Ward: +225 Dial-up connection, Grange Ward: -996 Broadband connection, Grange Ward: +1,869 Total internet connection, Grange Ward: +1,098
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 Grange Ward compared to the City of Charles Sturt shows that there was a similar proportion of households with either no internet connection or a dial up connection, as well as a similar proportion of households with broadband connectivity.

Overall 29.8% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 60.2% 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 1,098.

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

  • Broadband connection (+1,869 households)
  • Total internet connection (+1,098 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-996 households)

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