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In 2011, 74% of homes in Newport East 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 Newport East 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
Newport East20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%Hobsons Bay City %Number%Hobsons Bay City %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
1,21378.871.81,05365.555.7+160
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection1,13873.965.074046.137.9+398
Dial-up connection
261.72.830719.117.2-281
Other connection
503.23.960.40.6+44
No internet connection
23115.021.342026.236.9-189
Not stated
956.26.91348.37.3-39

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, Newport East: 6.2% No internet connection, Newport East: 15.0% Other connection, Newport East: 3.2% Dial-up connection, Newport East: 1.7% Broadband connection, Newport East: 73.9% Total internet connection, Newport East: 78.8%
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, Newport East: -39 No internet connection, Newport East: -189 Other connection, Newport East: +44 Dial-up connection, Newport East: -281 Broadband connection, Newport East: +398 Total internet connection, Newport East: +160
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 Newport East 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 16.7% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 73.9% 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 160.

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

  • Broadband connection (+398 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-281 households)
  • No internet connection (-189 households)

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