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Internet connection

In 2011, 69% of homes in Frankston Heights 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 Frankston Heights 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
Frankston Heights20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
3,71775.775.02,76657.457.5+951
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection3,37668.868.31,85138.439.0+1,525
Dial-up connection
1382.82.889418.518.0-756
Other connection
2034.14.0210.40.5+182
No internet connection
88318.018.11,74436.235.1-862
Not stated
3096.36.93116.57.4-2

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, Frankston Heights: 6.3% No internet connection, Frankston Heights: 18.0% Other connection, Frankston Heights: 4.1% Dial-up connection, Frankston Heights: 2.8% Broadband connection, Frankston Heights: 68.8% Total internet connection, Frankston Heights: 75.7%
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, Frankston Heights: -2 No internet connection, Frankston Heights: -862 Other connection, Frankston Heights: +182 Dial-up connection, Frankston Heights: -756 Broadband connection, Frankston Heights: +1,525 Total internet connection, Frankston Heights: +951
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 Frankston Heights compared to Frankston City 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 20.8% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 68.8% 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 951.

The largest changes in the internet connectivity in Frankston Heights, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Broadband connection (+1,525 households)
  • Total internet connection (+951 households)
  • No internet connection (-862 households)

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