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In 2011, 66% of homes in Mornington 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 Mornington 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
Mornington20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
6,72272.573.24,86156.056.8+1,861
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection6,11565.966.23,15136.336.0+2,964
Dial-up connection
2893.13.61,67619.320.4-1,387
Other connection
3183.43.4340.40.4+284
No internet connection
2,03221.920.33,27437.735.5-1,242
Not stated
5235.66.55416.27.8-18

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: 5.6% No internet connection, Mornington: 21.9% Other connection, Mornington: 3.4% Dial-up connection, Mornington: 3.1% Broadband connection, Mornington: 65.9% Total internet connection, Mornington: 72.5%
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, Mornington: -18 No internet connection, Mornington: -1,242 Other connection, Mornington: +284 Dial-up connection, Mornington: -1,387 Broadband connection, Mornington: +2,964 Total internet connection, Mornington: +1,861
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 Mornington 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 similar proportion of households with broadband connectivity.

Overall 25.0% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 65.9% 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 1,861.

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

  • Broadband connection (+2,964 households)
  • Total internet connection (+1,861 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-1,387 households)

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