Hornsby Heights

Internet connection

In 2011, 86% of homes in Hornsby Heights 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 Hornsby Heights 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
Hornsby Heights20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%Hornsby Shire %Number%Hornsby Shire %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
1,79089.185.01,62081.175.6+170
Broadband connection
1,72886.080.81,20360.357.7+525
Dial-up connection
341.72.241220.617.5-378
Other connection
271.41.940.20.5+23
No internet connection
1517.510.532016.019.7-168
Not stated
673.44.5572.94.7+10

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, Hornsby Heights: 3.4% No internet connection, Hornsby Heights: 7.5% Other connection, Hornsby Heights: 1.4% Dial-up connection, Hornsby Heights: 1.7% Broadband connection, Hornsby Heights: 86.0% Total internet connection, Hornsby Heights: 89.1%
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, Hornsby Heights: +10 No internet connection, Hornsby Heights: -168 Other connection, Hornsby Heights: +23 Dial-up connection, Hornsby Heights: -378 Broadband connection, Hornsby Heights: +525 Total internet connection, Hornsby Heights: +170
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 Hornsby Heights 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 9.2% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 86.0% 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 170.

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

  • Broadband connection (+525 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-378 households)
  • Total internet connection (+170 households)

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