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Doncaster East

Internet connection

In 2011, 76% of homes in Doncaster East 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 Doncaster East 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
Doncaster East20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
7,72380.580.86,44669.570.0+1,277
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection7,25675.675.84,88252.652.6+2,374
Dial-up connection
2492.62.71,51916.417.0-1,270
Other connection
2182.32.3450.50.4+172
No internet connection
1,45815.214.82,40325.925.3-944
Not stated
4154.34.44294.64.7-13

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 Manningham: 4.4% No internet connection, City of Manningham: 14.8% Other connection, City of Manningham: 2.3% Dial-up connection, City of Manningham: 2.7% Broadband connection, City of Manningham: 75.8% Total internet connection, City of Manningham: 80.8% Not stated, Doncaster East: 4.3% No internet connection, Doncaster East: 15.2% Other connection, Doncaster East: 2.3% Dial-up connection, Doncaster East: 2.6% Broadband connection, Doncaster East: 75.6% Total internet connection, Doncaster East: 80.5%
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, Doncaster East: -13 No internet connection, Doncaster East: -944 Other connection, Doncaster East: +172 Dial-up connection, Doncaster East: -1,270 Broadband connection, Doncaster East: +2,374 Total internet connection, Doncaster East: +1,277
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 Doncaster East compared to City of Manningham 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 17.8% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 75.6% had broadband connectivity, compared with 17.6% and 75.8% respectively in City of Manningham.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011 the number of households with an internet connection increased by 1,277.

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

  • Broadband connection (+2,374 households)
  • Total internet connection (+1,277 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-1,270 households)

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