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Internet connection

In 2011, 69% of homes in the City of Onkaparinga 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 the City of Onkaparinga 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
City of Onkaparinga20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%Greater Adelaide %Number%Greater Adelaide %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
47,46476.373.134,83260.556.6+12,632
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection42,69368.665.617,69830.731.0+24,995
Dial-up connection
2,2433.63.416,81129.225.0-14,568
Other connection
2,5284.14.13230.60.6+2,205
No internet connection
11,60118.621.220,05934.837.5-8,458
Not stated
3,1515.15.72,6894.76.0+462

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, Greater Adelaide: 5.7% No internet connection, Greater Adelaide: 21.2% Other connection, Greater Adelaide: 4.1% Dial-up connection, Greater Adelaide: 3.4% Broadband connection, Greater Adelaide: 65.6% Total internet connection, Greater Adelaide: 73.1% Not stated, City of Onkaparinga: 5.1% No internet connection, City of Onkaparinga: 18.6% Other connection, City of Onkaparinga: 4.1% Dial-up connection, City of Onkaparinga: 3.6% Broadband connection, City of Onkaparinga: 68.6% Total internet connection, City of Onkaparinga: 76.3%
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, City of Onkaparinga: +462 No internet connection, City of Onkaparinga: -8,458 Other connection, City of Onkaparinga: +2,205 Dial-up connection, City of Onkaparinga: -14,568 Broadband connection, City of Onkaparinga: +24,995 Total internet connection, City of Onkaparinga: +12,632
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 the City of Onkaparinga compared to Greater Adelaide 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 22.3% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 68.6% had broadband connectivity, compared with 24.5% and 65.6% respectively in Greater Adelaide.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011 the number of households with an internet connection increased by 12,632.

The largest changes in the internet connectivity in the City of Onkaparinga, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Broadband connection (+24,995 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-14,568 households)
  • Total internet connection (+12,632 households)

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