Epping

Internet connection

In 2011, 81% of homes in Epping 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 Epping 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
Epping20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%Hornsby Shire %Number%Hornsby Shire %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
4,31685.085.03,72074.775.6+596
Broadband connection
4,12381.280.82,85857.457.7+1,265
Dial-up connection
961.92.283816.817.5-742
Other connection
961.91.9240.50.5+72
No internet connection
53910.610.592218.519.7-383
Not stated
2214.44.53396.84.7-118

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, Epping: 4.4% No internet connection, Epping: 10.6% Other connection, Epping: 1.9% Dial-up connection, Epping: 1.9% Broadband connection, Epping: 81.2% Total internet connection, Epping: 85.0%
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, Epping: -118 No internet connection, Epping: -383 Other connection, Epping: +72 Dial-up connection, Epping: -742 Broadband connection, Epping: +1,265 Total internet connection, Epping: +596
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 compared to Hornsby Shire 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 12.5% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 81.2% 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 596.

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

  • Broadband connection (+1,265 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-742 households)
  • Total internet connection (+596 households)

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