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Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt

Internet connection

In 2011, 80% of homes in Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt 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 Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt 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
Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
1,07886.479.195976.165.9+120
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection1,00380.372.752841.939.1+475
Dial-up connection
413.33.443134.226.3-390
Other connection
342.73.000.00.4+34
No internet connection
12710.216.826320.929.9-136
Not stated
433.54.1383.04.2+5

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, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: 3.5% No internet connection, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: 10.2% Other connection, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: 2.7% Dial-up connection, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: 3.3% Broadband connection, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: 80.3% Total internet connection, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: 86.4%
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, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: +5 No internet connection, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: -136 Other connection, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: +34 Dial-up connection, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: -390 Broadband connection, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: +475 Total internet connection, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: +120
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 Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt 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 13.5% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 80.3% 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 Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Broadband connection (+475 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-390 households)
  • No internet connection (-136 households)

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