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Glen Waverley

Internet connection

In 2011, 77% of homes in Glen Waverley 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 Glen Waverley 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
Glen Waverley20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
11,36882.078.69,66571.066.3+1,703
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection10,71677.373.67,27753.449.3+3,439
Dial-up connection
3892.82.62,35017.316.6-1,961
Other connection
2631.92.4380.30.4+225
No internet connection
1,82913.216.03,18223.427.7-1,353
Not stated
6584.75.47725.76.0-114

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 Monash: 5.4% No internet connection, City of Monash: 16.0% Other connection, City of Monash: 2.4% Dial-up connection, City of Monash: 2.6% Broadband connection, City of Monash: 73.6% Total internet connection, City of Monash: 78.6% Not stated, Glen Waverley: 4.7% No internet connection, Glen Waverley: 13.2% Other connection, Glen Waverley: 1.9% Dial-up connection, Glen Waverley: 2.8% Broadband connection, Glen Waverley: 77.3% Total internet connection, Glen Waverley: 82.0%
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, Glen Waverley: -114 No internet connection, Glen Waverley: -1,353 Other connection, Glen Waverley: +225 Dial-up connection, Glen Waverley: -1,961 Broadband connection, Glen Waverley: +3,439 Total internet connection, Glen Waverley: +1,703
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 Glen Waverley compared to City of Monash 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 16.0% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 77.3% had broadband connectivity, compared with 18.6% and 73.6% respectively in City of Monash.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011 the number of households with an internet connection increased by 1,703.

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

  • Broadband connection (+3,439 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-1,961 households)
  • Total internet connection (+1,703 households)

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