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Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach

Internet connection

In 2011, 57% of homes in Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews 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 Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews 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
Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
3,16564.673.22,08043.256.8+1,085
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection2,78356.866.21,15624.036.0+1,627
Dial-up connection
1713.53.691218.920.4-741
Other connection
2114.33.4120.20.4+199
No internet connection
1,26525.820.32,06742.935.5-802
Not stated
4729.66.567113.97.8-199

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, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 9.6% No internet connection, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 25.8% Other connection, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 4.3% Dial-up connection, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 3.5% Broadband connection, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 56.8% Total internet connection, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 64.6%
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, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: -199 No internet connection, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: -802 Other connection, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +199 Dial-up connection, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: -741 Broadband connection, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +1,627 Total internet connection, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +1,085
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 Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews 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 29.3% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 56.8% 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 1,085.

The largest changes in the internet connectivity in Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Broadband connection (+1,627 households)
  • Total internet connection (+1,085 households)
  • No internet connection (-802 households)

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