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In 2011, 76% of homes in Mount Martha 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 Mount Martha 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
Mount Martha20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
4,97782.573.23,62669.556.8+1,351
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection4,59176.166.22,41346.236.0+2,178
Dial-up connection
2123.53.61,20323.020.4-991
Other connection
1742.93.4100.20.4+164
No internet connection
75112.420.31,34225.735.5-591
Not stated
3085.16.52524.87.8+56

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, Mount Martha: 5.1% No internet connection, Mount Martha: 12.4% Other connection, Mount Martha: 2.9% Dial-up connection, Mount Martha: 3.5% Broadband connection, Mount Martha: 76.1% Total internet connection, Mount Martha: 82.5%
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, Mount Martha: +56 No internet connection, Mount Martha: -591 Other connection, Mount Martha: +164 Dial-up connection, Mount Martha: -991 Broadband connection, Mount Martha: +2,178 Total internet connection, Mount Martha: +1,351
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 Mount Martha 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 16.0% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 76.1% 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 1,351.

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

  • Broadband connection (+2,178 households)
  • Total internet connection (+1,351 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-991 households)

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