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Airport West - Essendon Fields

Internet connection

In 2011, 62% of homes in Airport West - Essendon Fields 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 Airport West - Essendon Fields 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
Airport West - Essendon Fields20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
1,97968.172.41,33247.956.4+647
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection1,78761.566.291432.939.0+873
Dial-up connection
852.92.540114.416.8-316
Other connection
1073.73.7170.60.6+90
No internet connection
74725.720.41,21543.735.5-468
Not stated
1796.27.22328.38.1-53

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% Other connection, City of Moonee Valley: 3.7% Dial-up connection, City of Moonee Valley: 2.5% Broadband connection, City of Moonee Valley: 66.2% Total 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% Other connection, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 3.7% Dial-up connection, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 2.9% Broadband connection, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 61.5% Total 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 Other connection, Airport West - Essendon Fields: +90 Dial-up connection, Airport West - Essendon Fields: -316 Broadband connection, Airport West - Essendon Fields: +873 Total 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 higher proportion of households with either no internet connection or a dial up connection, and a lower proportion of households with broadband connectivity.

Overall 28.6% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 61.5% had broadband connectivity, compared with 22.9% and 66.2% respectively in the City of Moonee Valley.

Emerging groups

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

The largest changes in the internet connectivity in Airport West - Essendon Fields, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Broadband connection (+873 households)
  • Total internet connection (+647 households)
  • No internet connection (-468 households)

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