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Central North District

Internet connection

In 2011, 64% of homes in Central North District 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 Central North District 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
Central North District20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
20,73771.876.315,11354.360.5+5,624
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection18,47764.068.67,82228.130.7+10,655
Dial-up connection
9813.43.67,11925.629.2-6,138
Other connection
1,2794.44.11720.60.6+1,108
No internet connection
6,48122.518.611,14640.134.8-4,665
Not stated
1,6455.75.11,5535.64.7+92

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, Central North District: 5.7% No internet connection, Central North District: 22.5% Other connection, Central North District: 4.4% Dial-up connection, Central North District: 3.4% Broadband connection, Central North District: 64.0% Total internet connection, Central North District: 71.8%
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, Central North District: +92 No internet connection, Central North District: -4,665 Other connection, Central North District: +1,108 Dial-up connection, Central North District: -6,138 Broadband connection, Central North District: +10,655 Total internet connection, Central North District: +5,624
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 Central North District 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 25.9% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 64.0% 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 5,624.

The largest changes in the internet connectivity in Central North District, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Broadband connection (+10,655 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-6,138 households)
  • Total internet connection (+5,624 households)

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