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In 2011, 74% of homes in Redland City 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 Redland City 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
Redland City - Households20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%Greater Brisbane %Number%Greater Brisbane %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
40,24879.778.630,36365.763.7+9,885
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection37,21673.772.120,75844.943.6+16,458
Dial-up connection
1,3692.72.59,40020.319.6-8,031
Other connection
1,6633.33.92050.40.5+1,458
No internet connection
7,76615.415.213,59129.429.7-5,825
Not stated
2,4904.96.22,2424.96.6+248

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 Brisbane: 6.2% No internet connection, Greater Brisbane: 15.2% Other connection, Greater Brisbane: 3.9% Dial-up connection, Greater Brisbane: 2.5% Broadband connection, Greater Brisbane: 72.1% Total internet connection, Greater Brisbane: 78.6% Not stated, Redland City: 4.9% No internet connection, Redland City: 15.4% Other connection, Redland City: 3.3% Dial-up connection, Redland City: 2.7% Broadband connection, Redland City: 73.7% Total internet connection, Redland City: 79.7%
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, Redland City: +248 No internet connection, Redland City: -5,825 Other connection, Redland City: +1,458 Dial-up connection, Redland City: -8,031 Broadband connection, Redland City: +16,458 Total internet connection, Redland City: +9,885
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 Redland City compared to Greater Brisbane shows that there was a similar proportion of households with either no internet connection or a dial up connection, and a higher proportion of households with broadband connectivity.

Overall 18.1% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 73.7% had broadband connectivity, compared with 17.7% and 72.1% respectively in Greater Brisbane.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011 the number of households with an internet connection increased by 9,885.

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

  • Broadband connection (+16,458 households)
  • Total internet connection (+9,885 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-8,031 households)

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