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Colonel Light Gardens

Internet connection

In 2011, 80% of homes in Colonel Light Gardens 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 Colonel Light Gardens 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
Colonel Light Gardens20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
95284.279.183371.665.9+119
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection90279.872.749242.339.1+410
Dial-up connection
232.03.433528.826.3-312
Other connection
272.43.050.50.4+22
No internet connection
15513.716.829225.129.9-137
Not stated
242.14.1393.44.2-15

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, Colonel Light Gardens: 2.1% No internet connection, Colonel Light Gardens: 13.7% Other connection, Colonel Light Gardens: 2.4% Dial-up connection, Colonel Light Gardens: 2.0% Broadband connection, Colonel Light Gardens: 79.8% Total internet connection, Colonel Light Gardens: 84.2%
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, Colonel Light Gardens: -15 No internet connection, Colonel Light Gardens: -137 Other connection, Colonel Light Gardens: +22 Dial-up connection, Colonel Light Gardens: -312 Broadband connection, Colonel Light Gardens: +410 Total internet connection, Colonel Light Gardens: +119
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 Colonel Light Gardens 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 15.7% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 79.8% 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 119.

The largest changes in the internet connectivity in Colonel Light Gardens, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Broadband connection (+410 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-312 households)
  • No internet connection (-137 households)

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