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Wheelers Hill

Internet connection

In 2011, 78% of homes in Wheelers Hill 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 Wheelers Hill 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
Wheelers Hill20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
5,45281.978.64,87572.366.3+577
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection5,17577.773.63,79256.249.3+1,383
Dial-up connection
1642.52.61,05415.616.6-890
Other connection
1131.72.4290.40.4+84
No internet connection
93414.016.01,55923.127.7-625
Not stated
2734.15.43084.66.0-35

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, Wheelers Hill: 4.1% No internet connection, Wheelers Hill: 14.0% Other connection, Wheelers Hill: 1.7% Dial-up connection, Wheelers Hill: 2.5% Broadband connection, Wheelers Hill: 77.7% Total internet connection, Wheelers Hill: 81.9%
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, Wheelers Hill: -35 No internet connection, Wheelers Hill: -625 Other connection, Wheelers Hill: +84 Dial-up connection, Wheelers Hill: -890 Broadband connection, Wheelers Hill: +1,383 Total internet connection, Wheelers Hill: +577
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 Wheelers Hill 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 16.5% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 77.7% 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 577.

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

  • Broadband connection (+1,383 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-890 households)
  • No internet connection (-625 households)

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