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Spotswood - South Kingsville

Internet connection

In 2011, 65% of homes in Spotswood - South Kingsville 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 Spotswood - South Kingsville 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
Spotswood - South Kingsville20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%Hobsons Bay City %Number%Hobsons Bay City %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
1,32172.971.893254.855.7+389
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection1,18465.465.063937.537.9+545
Dial-up connection
583.22.827916.417.2-221
Other connection
794.43.9140.80.6+65
No internet connection
38321.121.361836.336.9-235
Not stated
1075.96.91528.97.3-45

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, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 5.9% No internet connection, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 21.1% Other connection, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 4.4% Dial-up connection, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 3.2% Broadband connection, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 65.4% Total internet connection, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 72.9%
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, Spotswood - South Kingsville: -45 No internet connection, Spotswood - South Kingsville: -235 Other connection, Spotswood - South Kingsville: +65 Dial-up connection, Spotswood - South Kingsville: -221 Broadband connection, Spotswood - South Kingsville: +545 Total internet connection, Spotswood - South Kingsville: +389
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 Spotswood - South Kingsville compared to Hobsons Bay City shows that there was a similar proportion of households with either no internet connection or a dial up connection, as well as a similar proportion of households with broadband connectivity.

Overall 24.4% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 65.4% 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 389.

The largest changes in the internet connectivity in Spotswood - South Kingsville, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Broadband connection (+545 households)
  • Total internet connection (+389 households)
  • No internet connection (-235 households)

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