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In 2011, 71% of homes in Oakleigh 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 Oakleigh 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
Oakleigh20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
2,08676.278.61,60162.766.3+485
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection1,95671.473.61,17145.849.3+785
Dial-up connection
612.22.642416.616.6-363
Other connection
692.52.460.20.4+63
No internet connection
49618.116.079831.227.7-302
Not stated
1565.75.41566.16.00

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, Oakleigh: 5.7% No internet connection, Oakleigh: 18.1% Other connection, Oakleigh: 2.5% Dial-up connection, Oakleigh: 2.2% Broadband connection, Oakleigh: 71.4% Total internet connection, Oakleigh: 76.2%
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, Oakleigh: 0 No internet connection, Oakleigh: -302 Other connection, Oakleigh: +63 Dial-up connection, Oakleigh: -363 Broadband connection, Oakleigh: +785 Total internet connection, Oakleigh: +485
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 Oakleigh compared to City of Monash shows that there was a higher proportion of households with either no internet connection or a dial up connection, and a lower proportion of households with broadband connectivity.

Overall 20.3% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 71.4% 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 485.

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

  • Broadband connection (+785 households)
  • Total internet connection (+485 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-363 households)

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