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Semaphore Park Ward

Internet connection

In 2011, 63% of homes in Semaphore Park 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 Semaphore Park 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
Semaphore Park Ward - Households20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
3,58070.867.42,78155.249.4+799
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection3,19363.160.11,45128.826.8+1,741
Dial-up connection
2124.23.21,30225.821.9-1,090
Other connection
1753.54.1270.50.7+148
No internet connection
1,24624.626.61,94338.644.0-697
Not stated
2344.66.03156.36.6-82

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, Semaphore Park Ward: 4.6% No internet connection, Semaphore Park Ward: 24.6% Other connection, Semaphore Park Ward: 3.5% Dial-up connection, Semaphore Park Ward: 4.2% Broadband connection, Semaphore Park Ward: 63.1% Total internet connection, Semaphore Park Ward: 70.8%
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, Semaphore Park Ward: -82 No internet connection, Semaphore Park Ward: -697 Other connection, Semaphore Park Ward: +148 Dial-up connection, Semaphore Park Ward: -1,090 Broadband connection, Semaphore Park Ward: +1,741 Total internet connection, Semaphore Park Ward: +799
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 Semaphore Park Ward 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 28.8% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 63.1% 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 799.

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

  • Broadband connection (+1,741 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-1,090 households)
  • Total internet connection (+799 households)

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