Dural

Internet connection

In 2011, 82% of homes in Dural 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 Dural 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
Dural20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%Hornsby Shire %Number%Hornsby Shire %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
1,50786.085.01,30879.675.6+199
Broadband connection
1,43181.680.898059.757.7+450
Dial-up connection
462.62.232119.517.5-275
Other connection
311.81.970.40.5+24
No internet connection
1488.410.526015.819.7-112
Not stated
975.54.5754.64.7+22

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Type of internet connection, 2011
Type of internet connection, 2011 Not stated, Hornsby Shire: 4.5% No internet connection, Hornsby Shire: 10.5% Other connection, Hornsby Shire: 1.9% Dial-up connection, Hornsby Shire: 2.2% Broadband connection, Hornsby Shire: 80.8% Total internet connection, Hornsby Shire: 85.0% Not stated, Dural: 5.5% No internet connection, Dural: 8.4% Other connection, Dural: 1.8% Dial-up connection, Dural: 2.6% Broadband connection, Dural: 81.6% Total internet connection, Dural: 86.0%
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, Dural: +22 No internet connection, Dural: -112 Other connection, Dural: +24 Dial-up connection, Dural: -275 Broadband connection, Dural: +450 Total internet connection, Dural: +199
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 Dural compared to Hornsby Shire 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 11.1% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 81.6% had broadband connectivity, compared with 12.7% and 80.8% respectively in Hornsby Shire.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011 the number of households with an internet connection increased by 199.

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

  • Broadband connection (+450 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-275 households)
  • Total internet connection (+199 households)

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