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Internet connection

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

In 2016, 73.3% homes in Melton South had an internet connection.

An internet connection is now an important utility for most households in Australia. It is increasingly required for accessing essential information and taking part in the digital economy. Australia-wide in 2016, nearly 80% of all households had internet access. However, this decreases with age – seniors are less likely to have internet access at home. The lack of internet access is likely to indicate a level of disadvantage and could be related to socio-economic factors, age, or geographical isolation.

Internet connectivity in Melton South should be looked at in conjunction with Household Type and Age Structure, as well as Education Levels.

Derived from the Census question:

'Does any member of this household access the internet from this dwelling'

Households

Type of internet connection
Melton South - Households20162011Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2011 to 2016
Internet connection2,70773.382.22,28768.878.2+420
No internet connection58515.910.476423.015.1-178
Not stated39910.87.42718.26.7+129

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Type of internet connection, 2016
Type of internet connection, 2016 Not stated, City of Melton: 7.4% No internet connection, City of Melton: 10.4% Internet connection, City of Melton: 82.2% Not stated, Melton South: 10.8% No internet connection, Melton South: 15.9% Internet connection, Melton South: 73.3%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in type of internet connection, 2011 to 2016
Change in type of internet connection, 2011 to 2016 Not stated, Melton South: +129 No internet connection, Melton South: -178 Internet connection, Melton South: +420
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 South compared to City of Melton shows that there was a lower proportion of households with an internet connection

Overall 73.3% of households had an internet connection, compared with 82.2% in City of Melton.

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016 the number of households with an internet connection increased by 420.

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