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Williamstown North - The Rifle Range

Internet connection

In 2011, 70% of homes in Williamstown North - The Rifle Range 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 Williamstown North - The Rifle Range 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
Williamstown North - The Rifle Range20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%Hobsons Bay City %Number%Hobsons Bay City %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
1,22075.471.899263.855.7+228
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection1,13670.265.071145.737.9+425
Dial-up connection
291.82.827817.917.2-249
Other connection
563.43.930.20.6+53
No internet connection
30218.721.344228.436.9-140
Not stated
976.06.91217.87.3-24

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, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 6.0% No internet connection, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 18.7% Other connection, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 3.4% Dial-up connection, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 1.8% Broadband connection, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 70.2% Total internet connection, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 75.4%
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, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: -24 No internet connection, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: -140 Other connection, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: +53 Dial-up connection, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: -249 Broadband connection, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: +425 Total internet connection, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: +228
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 Williamstown North - The Rifle Range 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 20.4% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 70.2% 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 228.

The largest changes in the internet connectivity in Williamstown North - The Rifle Range, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Broadband connection (+425 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-249 households)
  • Total internet connection (+228 households)

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