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In 2011, 87% of homes in Sandhurst 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 Sandhurst 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
Sandhurst20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
1,00292.675.025589.057.5+747
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection93986.868.322277.339.0+717
Dial-up connection
131.22.83411.718.0-21
Other connection
504.64.000.00.5+50
No internet connection
393.618.1238.035.1+16
Not stated
413.86.993.07.4+32

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, Sandhurst: 3.8% No internet connection, Sandhurst: 3.6% Other connection, Sandhurst: 4.6% Dial-up connection, Sandhurst: 1.2% Broadband connection, Sandhurst: 86.8% Total internet connection, Sandhurst: 92.6%
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, Sandhurst: +32 No internet connection, Sandhurst: +16 Other connection, Sandhurst: +50 Dial-up connection, Sandhurst: -21 Broadband connection, Sandhurst: +717 Total internet connection, Sandhurst: +747
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 Sandhurst 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 4.8% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 86.8% 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 747.

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

  • Total internet connection (+747 households)
  • Broadband connection (+717 households)

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