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In 2011, 69% of homes in Carrum Downs 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 Carrum Downs 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
Carrum Downs20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
5,36275.575.03,62158.157.5+1,741
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection4,89368.968.32,50040.139.0+2,393
Dial-up connection
1732.42.81,08617.418.0-913
Other connection
2964.24.0340.50.5+262
No internet connection
1,14416.118.12,05433.035.1-910
Not stated
5958.46.95568.97.4+39

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, Frankston City: 6.9% No internet connection, Frankston City: 18.1% Other connection, Frankston City: 4.0% Dial-up connection, Frankston City: 2.8% Broadband connection, Frankston City: 68.3% Total internet connection, Frankston City: 75.0% Not stated, Carrum Downs: 8.4% No internet connection, Carrum Downs: 16.1% Other connection, Carrum Downs: 4.2% Dial-up connection, Carrum Downs: 2.4% Broadband connection, Carrum Downs: 68.9% Total internet connection, Carrum Downs: 75.5%
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, Carrum Downs: +39 No internet connection, Carrum Downs: -910 Other connection, Carrum Downs: +262 Dial-up connection, Carrum Downs: -913 Broadband connection, Carrum Downs: +2,393 Total internet connection, Carrum Downs: +1,741
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 Carrum Downs compared to Frankston City 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 18.5% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 68.9% had broadband connectivity, compared with 20.8% and 68.3% respectively in Frankston City.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011 the number of households with an internet connection increased by 1,741.

The largest changes in the internet connectivity in Carrum Downs, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Broadband connection (+2,393 households)
  • Total internet connection (+1,741 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-913 households)

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