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Shire of Moora

Internet connection

In 2011, 58% of homes in the Shire of Moora 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 the Shire of Moora 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
Shire of Moora - Households20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%Regional WA %Number%Regional WA %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection60464.968.146449.651.7+140
Broadband connection54158.159.823124.728.4+310
Dial-up connection192.03.422724.322.4-208
Other connection444.74.960.60.8+38
No internet connection26928.922.640443.238.6-135
Not stated586.29.3677.29.7-9

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, Regional WA: 9.3% No internet connection, Regional WA: 22.6% Other connection, Regional WA: 4.9% Dial-up connection, Regional WA: 3.4% Broadband connection, Regional WA: 59.8% Total internet connection, Regional WA: 68.1% Not stated, Shire of Moora: 6.2% No internet connection, Shire of Moora: 28.9% Other connection, Shire of Moora: 4.7% Dial-up connection, Shire of Moora: 2.0% Broadband connection, Shire of Moora: 58.1% Total internet connection, Shire of Moora: 64.9%
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, Shire of Moora: -9 No internet connection, Shire of Moora: -135 Other connection, Shire of Moora: +38 Dial-up connection, Shire of Moora: -208 Broadband connection, Shire of Moora: +310 Total internet connection, Shire of Moora: +140
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 the Shire of Moora compared to Regional WA 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 30.9% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 58.1% had broadband connectivity, compared with 26.0% and 59.8% respectively in Regional WA.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011 the number of households with an internet connection increased by 140.

The largest changes in the internet connectivity in the Shire of Moora, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Broadband connection (+310 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-208 households)
  • Total internet connection (+140 households)

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