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Altona - Seaholme

Internet connection

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

In 2016, 75.7% homes in Altona - Seaholme 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 Altona - Seaholme 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
Altona - Seaholme - Households20162011Change
Connection typeNumber%Hobsons Bay City %Number%Hobsons Bay City %2011 to 2016
Internet connection4,11675.778.03,53269.871.8+584
No internet connection91616.815.11,25524.821.3-339
Not stated4067.56.82715.46.9+135

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, Hobsons Bay City: 6.8% No internet connection, Hobsons Bay City: 15.1% Internet connection, Hobsons Bay City: 78.0% Not stated, Altona - Seaholme: 7.5% No internet connection, Altona - Seaholme: 16.8% Internet connection, Altona - Seaholme: 75.7%
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, Altona - Seaholme: +135 No internet connection, Altona - Seaholme: -339 Internet connection, Altona - Seaholme: +584
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 Altona - Seaholme compared to Hobsons Bay City shows that there was a lower proportion of households with an internet connection

Overall 75.7% of households had an internet connection, compared with 78.0% in Hobsons Bay City.

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016 the number of households with an internet connection increased by 584.

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