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Wantirna South

Internet connection

In 2011, 76% of homes in Wantirna South 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 Wantirna South 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
Wantirna South20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Knox %Number%City of Knox %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
4,87681.081.14,18270.667.5+694
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection4,60576.575.93,16653.549.0+1,439
Dial-up connection
1402.32.598516.618.1-845
Other connection
1312.22.7310.50.4+100
No internet connection
89814.914.41,51425.628.0-616
Not stated
2474.14.52273.84.5+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, Wantirna South: 4.1% No internet connection, Wantirna South: 14.9% Other connection, Wantirna South: 2.2% Dial-up connection, Wantirna South: 2.3% Broadband connection, Wantirna South: 76.5% Total internet connection, Wantirna South: 81.0%
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, Wantirna South: +20 No internet connection, Wantirna South: -616 Other connection, Wantirna South: +100 Dial-up connection, Wantirna South: -845 Broadband connection, Wantirna South: +1,439 Total internet connection, Wantirna South: +694
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 Wantirna South compared to the City of Knox shows that there was a similar proportion of households with either no internet connection or a dial up connection, and a higher proportion of households with broadband connectivity.

Overall 17.2% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 76.5% 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 694.

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

  • Broadband connection (+1,439 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-845 households)
  • Total internet connection (+694 households)

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