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Internet connection

In 2011, 74% of homes in Frankston South 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 South 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 South20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
5,16379.375.04,15665.857.5+1,007
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection4,79773.768.32,70642.939.0+2,091
Dial-up connection
1902.92.81,42122.518.0-1,231
Other connection
1762.74.0290.50.5+147
No internet connection
1,01415.618.11,84029.235.1-826
Not stated
3355.16.93165.07.4+19

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 South: 5.1% No internet connection, Frankston South: 15.6% Other connection, Frankston South: 2.7% Dial-up connection, Frankston South: 2.9% Broadband connection, Frankston South: 73.7% Total internet connection, Frankston South: 79.3%
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 South: +19 No internet connection, Frankston South: -826 Other connection, Frankston South: +147 Dial-up connection, Frankston South: -1,231 Broadband connection, Frankston South: +2,091 Total internet connection, Frankston South: +1,007
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 South 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 73.7% 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 1,007.

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

  • Broadband connection (+2,091 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-1,231 households)
  • Total internet connection (+1,007 households)

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