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In 2011, 68% of homes in Bayswater 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 Bayswater 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
Bayswater20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Knox %Number%City of Knox %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
3,20974.881.12,47457.867.5+735
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection2,93468.375.91,71240.049.0+1,222
Dial-up connection
1192.82.574317.418.1-625
Other connection
1573.62.7190.40.4+138
No internet connection
82519.214.41,56936.628.0-744
Not stated
2596.04.52385.64.5+20

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, City of Knox: 4.5% No internet connection, City of Knox: 14.4% Other connection, City of Knox: 2.7% Dial-up connection, City of Knox: 2.5% Broadband connection, City of Knox: 75.9% Total internet connection, City of Knox: 81.1% Not stated, Bayswater: 6.0% No internet connection, Bayswater: 19.2% Other connection, Bayswater: 3.6% Dial-up connection, Bayswater: 2.8% Broadband connection, Bayswater: 68.3% Total internet connection, Bayswater: 74.8%
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, Bayswater: +20 No internet connection, Bayswater: -744 Other connection, Bayswater: +138 Dial-up connection, Bayswater: -625 Broadband connection, Bayswater: +1,222 Total internet connection, Bayswater: +735
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 Bayswater compared to the City of Knox shows that there was a higher proportion of households with either no internet connection or a dial up connection, and a lower proportion of households with broadband connectivity.

Overall 22.0% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 68.3% had broadband connectivity, compared with 16.9% and 75.9% respectively in the City of Knox.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011 the number of households with an internet connection increased by 735.

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

  • Broadband connection (+1,222 households)
  • No internet connection (-744 households)
  • Total internet connection (+735 households)

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