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Melton Township

Internet connection

In 2011, 66% of homes in Melton Township 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 Melton Township 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
Melton Township20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
12,19573.378.27,28157.262.1+4,915
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection10,93265.771.54,69136.939.2+6,241
Dial-up connection
4772.92.82,50719.722.3-2,030
Other connection
7874.73.9830.70.6+704
No internet connection
3,19519.215.14,61736.331.5-1,422
Not stated
1,2447.56.78246.56.4+420

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, Melton Township: 7.5% No internet connection, Melton Township: 19.2% Other connection, Melton Township: 4.7% Dial-up connection, Melton Township: 2.9% Broadband connection, Melton Township: 65.7% Total internet connection, Melton Township: 73.3%
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, Melton Township: +420 No internet connection, Melton Township: -1,422 Other connection, Melton Township: +704 Dial-up connection, Melton Township: -2,030 Broadband connection, Melton Township: +6,241 Total internet connection, Melton Township: +4,915
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 Melton Township 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 22.1% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 65.7% 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 4,914.

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

  • Broadband connection (+6,241 households)
  • Total internet connection (+4,915 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-2,030 households)

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