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In 2011, 76% of homes in Happy Valley 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 Happy Valley 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
Happy Valley20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
3,56183.076.32,98269.860.5+579
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection3,27176.268.61,45134.030.7+1,820
Dial-up connection
1673.93.61,51435.429.2-1,347
Other connection
1232.94.1180.40.6+105
No internet connection
58013.518.61,12026.234.8-540
Not stated
1513.55.11694.04.7-18

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, 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% Not stated, Happy Valley: 3.5% No internet connection, Happy Valley: 13.5% Other connection, Happy Valley: 2.9% Dial-up connection, Happy Valley: 3.9% Broadband connection, Happy Valley: 76.2% Total internet connection, Happy Valley: 83.0%
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, Happy Valley: -18 No internet connection, Happy Valley: -540 Other connection, Happy Valley: +105 Dial-up connection, Happy Valley: -1,347 Broadband connection, Happy Valley: +1,820 Total internet connection, Happy Valley: +579
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 Happy Valley compared to the City of Onkaparinga 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 17.4% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 76.2% had broadband connectivity, compared with 22.3% and 68.6% respectively in the City of Onkaparinga.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011 the number of households with an internet connection increased by 579.

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

  • Broadband connection (+1,820 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-1,347 households)
  • Total internet connection (+579 households)

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