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In 2011, 47% of homes in Rosebud West 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 Rosebud West 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
Rosebud West20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
1,16054.673.276437.556.8+396
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection1,00047.166.242120.736.0+579
Dial-up connection
773.63.632616.020.4-249
Other connection
833.93.4170.80.4+66
No internet connection
73934.820.31,09653.835.5-357
Not stated
22510.66.51768.77.8+49

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, Rosebud West: 10.6% No internet connection, Rosebud West: 34.8% Other connection, Rosebud West: 3.9% Dial-up connection, Rosebud West: 3.6% Broadband connection, Rosebud West: 47.1% Total internet connection, Rosebud West: 54.6%
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, Rosebud West: +49 No internet connection, Rosebud West: -357 Other connection, Rosebud West: +66 Dial-up connection, Rosebud West: -249 Broadband connection, Rosebud West: +579 Total internet connection, Rosebud West: +396
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 Rosebud West 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 38.4% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 47.1% 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 396.

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

  • Broadband connection (+579 households)
  • Total internet connection (+396 households)
  • No internet connection (-357 households)

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