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Recent arrivals - Internet connection

In 2011, 82.1% of of recent arrivals in the City of Melton were in households with access to a broadband internet connection.

A fast Internet Connection is increasingly required for accessing essential information and undertaking domestic and non-domestic business. This dataset indicates how many recent arrivals in the City of Melton have access to the internet from home.

Internet connectivity is strongly associated with the Age and Education levels of the migrant population, so please view this dataset in conjunction with those to build up a more complete story.

Derived from the Census question:

'Can the Internet be accessed at this dwelling?'

People born overseas and arriving in Australia between 2006 and 9 Aug 2011, counted in private dwellings

Type of internet connection
City of Melton - Recent arrivals2011
Connection typeNumber%Greater Melbourne
Total internet connection4,80388.889.7
Broadband connection4,43782.182.4
Dial-up connection1011.92.5
Other connection2654.94.7
No Internet connection4237.86.7
Not stated1813.33.6

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 No Internet connection, Greater Melbourne: 6.7% Other connection, Greater Melbourne: 4.7% Dial-up connection, Greater Melbourne: 2.5% Broadband connection, Greater Melbourne: 82.4% Total internet connection, Greater Melbourne: 89.7% No Internet connection, City of Melton: 7.8% Other connection, City of Melton: 4.9% Dial-up connection, City of Melton: 1.9% Broadband connection, City of Melton: 82.1% Total internet connection, City of Melton: 88.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the type of internet connection of households for recent arrivals in the City of Melton compared to Greater Melbourne shows that there was a higher proportion of recent arrivals with no access to an internet connection, and a similar proportion with broadband connectivity compared to Greater Melbourne in 2011.

Overall 7.8% of recent arrivals had no access to an internet connection and 82.1% had broadband connectivity, compared with 6.7% and 82.4% respectively in Greater Melbourne.