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In 2011, 70% of homes in Essendon 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 Essendon 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
Essendon20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
5,66276.372.44,36360.256.4+1,299
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection5,16769.666.23,09042.639.0+2,077
Dial-up connection
2022.72.51,23317.016.8-1,031
Other connection
2933.93.7400.60.6+253
No internet connection
1,30317.620.42,35932.635.5-1,056
Not stated
4546.17.25257.28.1-71

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, Essendon: 6.1% No internet connection, Essendon: 17.6% Other connection, Essendon: 3.9% Dial-up connection, Essendon: 2.7% Broadband connection, Essendon: 69.6% Total internet connection, Essendon: 76.3%
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, Essendon: -71 No internet connection, Essendon: -1,056 Other connection, Essendon: +253 Dial-up connection, Essendon: -1,031 Broadband connection, Essendon: +2,077 Total internet connection, Essendon: +1,299
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 Essendon 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, and a higher proportion of households with broadband connectivity.

Overall 20.3% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 69.6% 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 1,299.

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

  • Broadband connection (+2,077 households)
  • Total internet connection (+1,299 households)
  • No internet connection (-1,056 households)

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