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Dromana - Safety Beach

Internet connection

In 2011, 123% of homes in Dromana - Safety Beach 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 Dromana - Safety Beach 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
Dromana - Safety Beach20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
2,59570.073.21,71051.856.8+885
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection2,28561.766.298329.836.0+1,302
Dial-up connection
1484.03.670321.320.4-555
Other connection
1614.43.4240.70.4+137
No internet connection
86823.420.31,35140.935.5-483
Not stated
2416.56.52397.27.8+2
Total internet connection
2,59570.073.21,71051.856.8+885
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection2,28561.766.298329.836.0+1,302
Dial-up connection
1484.03.670321.320.4-555
Other connection
1614.43.4240.70.4+137
No internet connection
86823.420.31,35140.935.5-483
Not stated
2416.56.52397.27.8+2

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, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 6.5% No internet connection, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 20.3% Other connection, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 3.4% Dial-up connection, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 3.6% Broadband connection, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 66.2% Total internet connection, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 73.2% Not stated, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 6.5% No internet connection, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 20.3% Other connection, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 3.4% Dial-up connection, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 3.6% Broadband connection, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 66.2% Total internet connection, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 73.2% Not stated, Dromana - Safety Beach: 6.5% No internet connection, Dromana - Safety Beach: 23.4% Other connection, Dromana - Safety Beach: 4.4% Dial-up connection, Dromana - Safety Beach: 4.0% Broadband connection, Dromana - Safety Beach: 61.7% Total internet connection, Dromana - Safety Beach: 70.0% Not stated, Dromana - Safety Beach: 6.5% No internet connection, Dromana - Safety Beach: 23.4% Other connection, Dromana - Safety Beach: 4.4% Dial-up connection, Dromana - Safety Beach: 4.0% Broadband connection, Dromana - Safety Beach: 61.7% Total internet connection, Dromana - Safety Beach: 70.0%
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, Dromana - Safety Beach: +2 No internet connection, Dromana - Safety Beach: -483 Other connection, Dromana - Safety Beach: +137 Dial-up connection, Dromana - Safety Beach: -555 Broadband connection, Dromana - Safety Beach: +1,302 Total internet connection, Dromana - Safety Beach: +885 Not stated, Dromana - Safety Beach: +2 No internet connection, Dromana - Safety Beach: -483 Other connection, Dromana - Safety Beach: +137 Dial-up connection, Dromana - Safety Beach: -555 Broadband connection, Dromana - Safety Beach: +1,302 Total internet connection, Dromana - Safety Beach: +885
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 Dromana - Safety Beach compared to Mornington Peninsula Shire 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 54.9% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 123.4% had broadband connectivity, compared with 47.8% and 132.4% respectively in Mornington Peninsula Shire.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011 the number of households with an internet connection increased by 1,770.

The largest changes in the internet connectivity in Dromana - Safety Beach, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Broadband connection (+1,302 households)
  • Broadband connection (+1,302 households)
  • Total internet connection (+885 households)

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