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Mount Waverley

Internet connection

In 2011, 75% of homes in Mount 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 Mount 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
Mount Waverley20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
9,55580.278.67,79567.266.3+1,760
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection8,93175.073.65,66248.849.3+3,269
Dial-up connection
3442.92.62,10318.116.6-1,759
Other connection
2802.42.4300.30.4+250
No internet connection
1,87215.716.03,21127.727.7-1,339
Not stated
4814.05.46025.26.0-121

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, Mount Waverley: 4.0% No internet connection, Mount Waverley: 15.7% Other connection, Mount Waverley: 2.4% Dial-up connection, Mount Waverley: 2.9% Broadband connection, Mount Waverley: 75.0% Total internet connection, Mount Waverley: 80.2%
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, Mount Waverley: -121 No internet connection, Mount Waverley: -1,339 Other connection, Mount Waverley: +250 Dial-up connection, Mount Waverley: -1,759 Broadband connection, Mount Waverley: +3,269 Total internet connection, Mount Waverley: +1,760
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 Mount Waverley compared to City of Monash shows that there was a similar proportion of households with either no internet connection or a dial up connection, and a higher proportion of households with broadband connectivity.

Overall 18.6% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 75.0% 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 1,760.

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

  • Broadband connection (+3,269 households)
  • Total internet connection (+1,760 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-1,759 households)

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