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In 2011, 78% of homes in Belair 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 Belair 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
Belair20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
1,35083.079.11,20274.565.9+148
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection1,26477.772.774646.239.1+518
Dial-up connection
603.73.444027.326.3-380
Other connection
261.63.0161.00.4+10
No internet connection
20512.616.835121.829.9-146
Not stated
724.44.1603.74.2+12

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 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% Not stated, Belair: 4.4% No internet connection, Belair: 12.6% Other connection, Belair: 1.6% Dial-up connection, Belair: 3.7% Broadband connection, Belair: 77.7% Total internet connection, Belair: 83.0%
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, Belair: +12 No internet connection, Belair: -146 Other connection, Belair: +10 Dial-up connection, Belair: -380 Broadband connection, Belair: +518 Total internet connection, Belair: +148
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 Belair compared to the City of Mitcham 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 16.3% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 77.7% had broadband connectivity, compared with 20.1% and 72.7% respectively in the City of Mitcham.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011 the number of households with an internet connection increased by 148.

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

  • Broadband connection (+518 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-380 households)
  • Total internet connection (+148 households)

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