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Epping North

Internet connection

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for the LGA or other primary area only. What's this?

In 2011, 85.4% homes in Epping North 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 Epping North 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
Epping North - Households20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%Hornsby Shire %Number%Hornsby Shire %2006 to 2011
Internet connection1,25085.484.91,15580.275.6+95
No internet connection15610.710.723316.219.9-77
Not stated584.04.4523.64.5+6

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, Hornsby Shire: 4.4% No internet connection, Hornsby Shire: 10.7% Internet connection, Hornsby Shire: 84.9% Not stated, Epping North: 4.0% No internet connection, Epping North: 10.7% Internet connection, Epping North: 85.4%
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, Epping North: +6 No internet connection, Epping North: -77 Internet connection, Epping North: +95
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 Epping North compared to Hornsby Shire shows that there was a similar proportion of households with an internet connection

Overall 85.4% of households had an internet connection, compared with 84.9% in Hornsby Shire.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011 the number of households with an internet connection increased by 95.

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