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Internet connection

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

In 2016, 60.3% homes in Developing East Arnhem Limited area had an internet connection.

An internet connection is now an important utility for most households in Australia. It is increasingly required for accessing essential information and taking part in the digital economy. Australia-wide in 2016, nearly 80% of all households had internet access. However, this decreases with age – seniors are less likely to have internet access at home. The lack of internet access is likely to indicate a level of disadvantage and could be related to socio-economic factors, age, or geographical isolation.

Internet connectivity in Developing East Arnhem Limited area should be looked at in conjunction with Household Type and Age Structure, as well as Education Levels.

Derived from the Census question:

'Does any member of this household access the internet from this dwelling'

Households

Type of internet connection
Developing East Arnhem Limited area - Households20162011Change
Connection typeNumber%Greater Darwin %Number%Greater Darwin %2011 to 2016
Internet connection1,33060.376.21,52157.672.2-191
No internet connection57926.210.794335.714.8-364
Not stated29713.513.11766.713.0+121

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Type of internet connection, 2016
Type of internet connection, 2016 Not stated, Greater Darwin: 13.1% No internet connection, Greater Darwin: 10.7% Internet connection, Greater Darwin: 76.2% Not stated, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 13.5% No internet connection, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 26.2% Internet connection, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 60.3%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in type of internet connection, 2011 to 2016
Change in type of internet connection, 2011 to 2016 Not stated, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: +121 No internet connection, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: -364 Internet connection, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: -191
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 Developing East Arnhem Limited area compared to Greater Darwin shows that there was a lower proportion of households with an internet connection

Overall 60.3% of households had an internet connection, compared with 76.2% in Greater Darwin.

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016 the number of households with an internet connection decreased by 191.

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