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Internet connection

In 2011, 68% of homes in the Frankston City 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 the Frankston City 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 City20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
37,01975.076.426,23757.561.0+10,782
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection33,70668.370.017,80539.042.7+15,901
Dial-up connection
1,3592.82.78,20618.017.8-6,847
Other connection
1,9544.03.72260.50.5+1,728
No internet connection
8,91118.116.816,01835.131.5-7,107
Not stated
3,4036.96.83,3807.47.5+23

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, Greater Melbourne: 6.8% No internet connection, Greater Melbourne: 16.8% Other connection, Greater Melbourne: 3.7% Dial-up connection, Greater Melbourne: 2.7% Broadband connection, Greater Melbourne: 70.0% Total internet connection, Greater Melbourne: 76.4% 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%
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 City: +23 No internet connection, Frankston City: -7,107 Other connection, Frankston City: +1,728 Dial-up connection, Frankston City: -6,847 Broadband connection, Frankston City: +15,901 Total internet connection, Frankston City: +10,782
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 the Frankston City compared to Greater Melbourne 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 20.8% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 68.3% had broadband connectivity, compared with 19.5% and 70.0% respectively in Greater Melbourne.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011 the number of households with an internet connection increased by 10,782.

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

  • Broadband connection (+15,901 households)
  • Total internet connection (+10,782 households)
  • No internet connection (-7,107 households)

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