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Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo

Internet connection

In 2011, 72% of homes in Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo 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 Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo 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
Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
50679.773.240050.456.8+106
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection45471.666.224731.136.0+207
Dial-up connection
335.33.615018.920.4-117
Other connection
182.83.430.40.4+15
No internet connection
6910.820.312916.235.5-60
Not stated
609.46.526533.47.8-206

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, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 9.4% No internet connection, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 10.8% Other connection, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 2.8% Dial-up connection, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 5.3% Broadband connection, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 71.6% Total internet connection, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: 79.7%
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, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: -206 No internet connection, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: -60 Other connection, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: +15 Dial-up connection, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: -117 Broadband connection, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: +207 Total internet connection, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo: +106
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 Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo compared to Mornington Peninsula Shire 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 16.1% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 71.6% had broadband connectivity, compared with 23.9% and 66.2% respectively in Mornington Peninsula Shire.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011 the number of households with an internet connection increased by 106.

The largest changes in the internet connectivity in Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Broadband connection (+207 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-117 households)
  • Total internet connection (+106 households)

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