Ascot Vale

Internet connection

In 2011, 65% of homes in Ascot Vale 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 Ascot Vale 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
Ascot Vale20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection4,05471.972.42,89554.256.4+1,159
Broadband connection3,65564.866.21,94136.339.0+1,714
Dial-up connection1352.42.592117.216.8-786
Other connection2644.73.7330.60.6+231
No internet connection1,06418.920.41,84434.535.5-780
Not stated5209.27.260611.38.1-86

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented in profile.id 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, Ascot Vale: 9.2% No internet connection, Ascot Vale: 18.9% Other connection, Ascot Vale: 4.7% Dial-up connection, Ascot Vale: 2.4% Broadband connection, Ascot Vale: 64.8% Total internet connection, Ascot Vale: 71.9%
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, Ascot Vale: -86 No internet connection, Ascot Vale: -780 Other connection, Ascot Vale: +231 Dial-up connection, Ascot Vale: -786 Broadband connection, Ascot Vale: +1,714 Total internet connection, Ascot Vale: +1,159
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 Ascot Vale compared to the City of Moonee Valley shows that there was a lower proportion of households with either no internet connection or a dial up connection, as well as a lower proportion of households with broadband connectivity.

Overall 21.3% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 64.8% 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 1,159.

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

  • Broadband connection (+1,714 households)
  • Total internet connection (+1,159 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-786 households)

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