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Airport West - Essendon Fields

Internet connection

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for the LGA or other primary area only. What's this?

In 2011, 68.1% homes in Airport West - Essendon Fields had an internet connection.

An internet connection is now an important utility for most households in Australia. It is increasingly required for accessing essential information and taking part in the digital economy. Australia-wide in 2016, nearly 80% of all households had internet access. However, this decreases with age – seniors are less likely to have internet access at home. The lack of internet access is likely to indicate a level of disadvantage and could be related to socio-economic factors, age, or geographical isolation.

Internet connectivity in Airport West - Essendon Fields should be looked at in conjunction with Household Type and Age Structure, as well as Education Levels.

Derived from the Census question:

'Does any member of this household access the internet from this dwelling'

Households

Type of internet connection
Airport West - Essendon Fields - Households20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
Internet connection1,97968.172.41,33247.956.4+647
No internet connection74725.720.41,21543.735.5-468
Not stated1796.27.22328.38.1-53

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 Moonee Valley: 7.2% No internet connection, City of Moonee Valley: 20.4% Internet connection, City of Moonee Valley: 72.4% Not stated, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 6.2% No internet connection, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 25.7% Internet connection, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 68.1%
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, Airport West - Essendon Fields: -53 No internet connection, Airport West - Essendon Fields: -468 Internet connection, Airport West - Essendon Fields: +647
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 Airport West - Essendon Fields compared to the City of Moonee Valley shows that there was a lower proportion of households with an internet connection

Overall 68.1% of households had an internet connection, compared with 72.4% in the City of Moonee Valley.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011 the number of households with an internet connection increased by 647.

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