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Altona Meadows

Internet connection

In 2011, 68% of homes in Altona Meadows 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 Altona Meadows 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
Altona Meadows20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%Hobsons Bay City %Number%Hobsons Bay City %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
5,13873.971.83,99659.455.7+1,142
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection4,71367.865.02,79341.537.9+1,920
Dial-up connection
1942.82.81,16417.317.2-970
Other connection
2313.33.9390.60.6+192
No internet connection
1,32119.021.32,34534.836.9-1,024
Not stated
4937.16.93915.87.3+102

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, Hobsons Bay City: 6.9% No internet connection, Hobsons Bay City: 21.3% Other connection, Hobsons Bay City: 3.9% Dial-up connection, Hobsons Bay City: 2.8% Broadband connection, Hobsons Bay City: 65.0% Total internet connection, Hobsons Bay City: 71.8% Not stated, Altona Meadows: 7.1% No internet connection, Altona Meadows: 19.0% Other connection, Altona Meadows: 3.3% Dial-up connection, Altona Meadows: 2.8% Broadband connection, Altona Meadows: 67.8% Total internet connection, Altona Meadows: 73.9%
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, Altona Meadows: +102 No internet connection, Altona Meadows: -1,024 Other connection, Altona Meadows: +192 Dial-up connection, Altona Meadows: -970 Broadband connection, Altona Meadows: +1,920 Total internet connection, Altona Meadows: +1,142
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 Altona Meadows compared to Hobsons Bay 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 21.8% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 67.8% had broadband connectivity, compared with 24.2% and 65.0% respectively in Hobsons Bay City.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011 the number of households with an internet connection increased by 1,142.

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

  • Broadband connection (+1,920 households)
  • Total internet connection (+1,142 households)
  • No internet connection (-1,024 households)

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