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Internet connection

In 2011, 64% of homes in the City of Moreland 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 City of Moreland 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
City of Moreland - Households20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
41,31970.576.428,81352.461.0+12,506
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection37,54764.170.019,34235.242.7+18,205
Dial-up connection
1,4012.42.79,15216.717.8-7,751
Other connection
2,3714.03.73190.60.5+2,052
No internet connection
12,86722.016.821,55539.231.5-8,688
Not stated
4,3887.56.84,5938.47.5-205

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, Greater Melbourne: 6.8% No internet connection, Greater Melbourne: 16.8% Other connection, Greater Melbourne: 3.7% Dial-up connection, Greater Melbourne: 2.7% Broadband connection, Greater Melbourne: 70.0% Total internet connection, Greater Melbourne: 76.4% Not stated, City of Moreland: 7.5% No internet connection, City of Moreland: 22.0% Other connection, City of Moreland: 4.0% Dial-up connection, City of Moreland: 2.4% Broadband connection, City of Moreland: 64.1% Total internet connection, City of Moreland: 70.5%
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, City of Moreland: -205 No internet connection, City of Moreland: -8,688 Other connection, City of Moreland: +2,052 Dial-up connection, City of Moreland: -7,751 Broadband connection, City of Moreland: +18,205 Total internet connection, City of Moreland: +12,506
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 City of Moreland compared to Greater Melbourne 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 24.4% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 64.1% had broadband connectivity, compared with 19.5% and 70.0% respectively in Greater Melbourne.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011 the number of households with an internet connection increased by 12,506.

The largest changes in the internet connectivity in the City of Moreland, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Broadband connection (+18,205 households)
  • Total internet connection (+12,506 households)
  • No internet connection (-8,688 households)

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