City of MitchamCommunity profile
Skip to content

Westbourne Park

Internet connection

In 2011, 77% of homes in Westbourne Park 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 Westbourne Park 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
Westbourne Park20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
73282.279.162571.165.9+107
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection68476.972.737742.939.1+307
Dial-up connection
232.63.424027.326.3-217
Other connection
252.83.080.90.4+17
No internet connection
12814.416.822926.129.9-101
Not stated
303.44.1252.84.2+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, Westbourne Park: 3.4% No internet connection, Westbourne Park: 14.4% Other connection, Westbourne Park: 2.8% Dial-up connection, Westbourne Park: 2.6% Broadband connection, Westbourne Park: 76.9% Total internet connection, Westbourne Park: 82.2%
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, Westbourne Park: +5 No internet connection, Westbourne Park: -101 Other connection, Westbourne Park: +17 Dial-up connection, Westbourne Park: -217 Broadband connection, Westbourne Park: +307 Total internet connection, Westbourne Park: +107
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 Westbourne Park 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 17.0% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 76.9% 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 107.

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

  • Broadband connection (+307 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-217 households)
  • Total internet connection (+107 households)

To continue building your demographic story go to...