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Bellevue Heights

Internet connection

In 2011, 77% of homes in Bellevue 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 Bellevue 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
Bellevue Heights20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
79582.179.166969.765.9+126
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection74276.772.738640.239.1+356
Dial-up connection
303.13.428029.226.3-250
Other connection
232.43.030.30.4+20
No internet connection
14615.116.826327.429.9-117
Not stated
272.84.1282.94.2-1

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, Bellevue Heights: 2.8% No internet connection, Bellevue Heights: 15.1% Other connection, Bellevue Heights: 2.4% Dial-up connection, Bellevue Heights: 3.1% Broadband connection, Bellevue Heights: 76.7% Total internet connection, Bellevue Heights: 82.1%
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, Bellevue Heights: -1 No internet connection, Bellevue Heights: -117 Other connection, Bellevue Heights: +20 Dial-up connection, Bellevue Heights: -250 Broadband connection, Bellevue Heights: +356 Total internet connection, Bellevue Heights: +126
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 Bellevue Heights 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 18.2% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 76.7% 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 126.

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

  • Broadband connection (+356 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-250 households)
  • Total internet connection (+126 households)

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