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Burnside - Burnside Heights

Internet connection

In 2011, 71% of homes in Burnside - Burnside 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 Burnside - Burnside 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
Burnside - Burnside Heights20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
2,30778.378.293658.262.1+1,370
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection2,09271.071.546028.639.2+1,632
Dial-up connection
973.32.846328.822.3-366
Other connection
1184.03.9130.80.6+105
No internet connection
45415.415.157836.031.5-124
Not stated
1876.36.7935.86.4+93

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 Melton: 6.7% No internet connection, City of Melton: 15.1% Other connection, City of Melton: 3.9% Dial-up connection, City of Melton: 2.8% Broadband connection, City of Melton: 71.5% Total internet connection, City of Melton: 78.2% Not stated, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 6.3% No internet connection, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 15.4% Other connection, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 4.0% Dial-up connection, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 3.3% Broadband connection, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 71.0% Total internet connection, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 78.3%
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, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +93 No internet connection, Burnside - Burnside Heights: -124 Other connection, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +105 Dial-up connection, Burnside - Burnside Heights: -366 Broadband connection, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +1,632 Total internet connection, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +1,370
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 Burnside - Burnside Heights compared to the City of Melton 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 18.7% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 71.0% had broadband connectivity, compared with 17.9% and 71.5% respectively in the City of Melton.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011 the number of households with an internet connection increased by 1,371.

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

  • Broadband connection (+1,632 households)
  • Total internet connection (+1,370 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-366 households)

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