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Internet connection

In 2011, 73% of homes in the City of Mitcham 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 the City of Mitcham 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
City of Mitcham20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%Greater Adelaide %Number%Greater Adelaide %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
19,24779.173.115,89765.956.6+3,350
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection17,69572.765.69,43739.131.0+8,258
Dial-up connection
8163.43.46,35226.325.0-5,536
Other connection
7363.04.11080.40.6+628
No internet connection
4,08516.821.27,20829.937.5-3,123
Not stated
9924.15.71,0174.26.0-25

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, Greater Adelaide: 5.7% No internet connection, Greater Adelaide: 21.2% Other connection, Greater Adelaide: 4.1% Dial-up connection, Greater Adelaide: 3.4% Broadband connection, Greater Adelaide: 65.6% Total internet connection, Greater Adelaide: 73.1% Not stated, City of Mitcham: 4.1% No internet connection, City of Mitcham: 16.8% Other connection, City of Mitcham: 3.0% Dial-up connection, City of Mitcham: 3.4% Broadband connection, City of Mitcham: 72.7% Total internet connection, City of Mitcham: 79.1%
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, City of Mitcham: -25 No internet connection, City of Mitcham: -3,123 Other connection, City of Mitcham: +628 Dial-up connection, City of Mitcham: -5,536 Broadband connection, City of Mitcham: +8,258 Total internet connection, City of Mitcham: +3,350
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 the City of Mitcham compared to Greater Adelaide shows that there was a lower proportion of households with either no internet connection or a dial up connection, and a higher proportion of households with broadband connectivity.

Overall 20.1% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 72.7% had broadband connectivity, compared with 24.5% and 65.6% respectively in Greater Adelaide.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011 the number of households with an internet connection increased by 3,350.

The largest changes in the internet connectivity in the City of Mitcham, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Broadband connection (+8,258 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-5,536 households)
  • Total internet connection (+3,350 households)

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