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In 2011, 66% of homes in McLaren Vale 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 McLaren Vale 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
McLaren Vale20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
1,08173.576.389659.760.5+185
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection97766.568.646430.930.7+513
Dial-up connection
493.33.641827.829.2-369
Other connection
553.74.1140.90.6+41
No internet connection
32522.118.654836.534.8-223
Not stated
654.45.1583.94.7+7

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, McLaren Vale: 4.4% No internet connection, McLaren Vale: 22.1% Other connection, McLaren Vale: 3.7% Dial-up connection, McLaren Vale: 3.3% Broadband connection, McLaren Vale: 66.5% Total internet connection, McLaren Vale: 73.5%
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, McLaren Vale: +7 No internet connection, McLaren Vale: -223 Other connection, McLaren Vale: +41 Dial-up connection, McLaren Vale: -369 Broadband connection, McLaren Vale: +513 Total internet connection, McLaren Vale: +185
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 McLaren Vale compared to the City of Onkaparinga 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 25.4% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 66.5% 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 185.

The largest changes in the internet connectivity in McLaren Vale, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Broadband connection (+513 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-369 households)
  • No internet connection (-223 households)

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