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Internet connection

In 2011, 53% of homes in Frankston North 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 North 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 North20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
1,38560.575.093941.557.5+446
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection1,22253.368.366129.239.0+561
Dial-up connection
652.82.826311.618.0-198
Other connection
984.34.0150.70.5+83
No internet connection
70030.618.11,12749.835.1-427
Not stated
2069.06.91988.77.4+8

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 North: 9.0% No internet connection, Frankston North: 30.6% Other connection, Frankston North: 4.3% Dial-up connection, Frankston North: 2.8% Broadband connection, Frankston North: 53.3% Total internet connection, Frankston North: 60.5%
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, Frankston North: +8 No internet connection, Frankston North: -427 Other connection, Frankston North: +83 Dial-up connection, Frankston North: -198 Broadband connection, Frankston North: +561 Total internet connection, Frankston North: +446
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 North compared to Frankston City shows that there was a higher proportion of households with either no internet connection or a dial up connection, and a lower proportion of households with broadband connectivity.

Overall 33.4% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 53.3% 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 446.

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

  • Broadband connection (+561 households)
  • Total internet connection (+446 households)
  • No internet connection (-427 households)

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