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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, 93.6% homes in Sandhurst 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 Sandhurst 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
Sandhurst - Households20162011Change
Connection typeNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2011 to 2016
Internet connection1,52493.679.71,00292.675.0+522
No internet connection533.312.5393.618.1+14
Not stated523.27.8413.86.9+11

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, Frankston City: 7.8% No internet connection, Frankston City: 12.5% Internet connection, Frankston City: 79.7% Not stated, Sandhurst: 3.2% No internet connection, Sandhurst: 3.3% Internet connection, Sandhurst: 93.6%
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, Sandhurst: +11 No internet connection, Sandhurst: +14 Internet connection, Sandhurst: +522
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 Sandhurst compared to Frankston City shows that there was a higher proportion of households with an internet connection

Overall 93.6% of households had an internet connection, compared with 79.7% in Frankston City.

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016 the number of households with an internet connection increased by 522.

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