Shire of Serpentine JarrahdaleCommunity profile
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Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale

Internet connection

In 2011, 73% of homes in the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale 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 Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale 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
Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale - Households20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%Greater Perth %Number%Greater Perth %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
4,77681.777.02,89968.161.6+1,877
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection4,29073.470.11,33931.540.7+2,951
Dial-up connection
2384.12.91,54536.320.3-1,307
Other connection
2484.24.0150.40.6+233
No internet connection
73812.615.81,16927.530.8-431
Not stated
3315.77.11884.47.6+143

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 Perth: 7.1% No internet connection, Greater Perth: 15.8% Other connection, Greater Perth: 4.0% Dial-up connection, Greater Perth: 2.9% Broadband connection, Greater Perth: 70.1% Total internet connection, Greater Perth: 77.0% Not stated, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 5.7% No internet connection, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 12.6% Other connection, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 4.2% Dial-up connection, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 4.1% Broadband connection, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 73.4% Total internet connection, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 81.7%
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, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +143 No internet connection, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: -431 Other connection, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +233 Dial-up connection, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: -1,307 Broadband connection, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +2,951 Total internet connection, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +1,877
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 Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale compared to Greater Perth 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 16.7% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 73.4% had broadband connectivity, compared with 18.7% and 70.1% respectively in Greater Perth.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011 the number of households with an internet connection increased by 1,877.

The largest changes in the internet connectivity in the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Broadband connection (+2,951 households)
  • Total internet connection (+1,877 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-1,307 households)

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