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Internet connection

In 2011, 52% of homes in Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre 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 Metropolitan Activity Centre 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 Metropolitan Activity Centre20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
1,00362.375.062440.957.5+379
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection83451.868.341026.839.0+424
Dial-up connection
553.42.820313.318.0-149
Other connection
1157.14.0110.70.5+103
No internet connection
42326.318.172047.235.1-297
Not stated
18411.46.918111.97.4+2

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 Metropolitan Activity Centre: 11.4% No internet connection, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 26.3% Other connection, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 7.1% Dial-up connection, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 3.4% Broadband connection, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 51.8% Total internet connection, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 62.3%
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 Metropolitan Activity Centre: +2 No internet connection, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: -297 Other connection, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: +103 Dial-up connection, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: -149 Broadband connection, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: +424 Total internet connection, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: +379
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 Metropolitan Activity Centre 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 29.7% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 51.8% 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 379.

The largest changes in the internet connectivity in Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Broadband connection (+424 households)
  • Total internet connection (+379 households)
  • No internet connection (-297 households)

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