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Modbury Heights

Internet connection

In 2011, 75% of homes in Modbury Heights 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 Modbury Heights 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
Modbury Heights20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
1,71681.378.81,43467.564.5+282
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection1,57674.672.479737.535.9+779
Dial-up connection
743.53.262529.428.1-551
Other connection
663.13.1120.60.5+54
No internet connection
30414.417.062229.331.4-318
Not stated
924.44.3683.24.0+24

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 Tea Tree Gully: 4.3% No internet connection, City of Tea Tree Gully: 17.0% Other connection, City of Tea Tree Gully: 3.1% Dial-up connection, City of Tea Tree Gully: 3.2% Broadband connection, City of Tea Tree Gully: 72.4% Total internet connection, City of Tea Tree Gully: 78.8% Not stated, Modbury Heights: 4.4% No internet connection, Modbury Heights: 14.4% Other connection, Modbury Heights: 3.1% Dial-up connection, Modbury Heights: 3.5% Broadband connection, Modbury Heights: 74.6% Total internet connection, Modbury Heights: 81.3%
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, Modbury Heights: +24 No internet connection, Modbury Heights: -318 Other connection, Modbury Heights: +54 Dial-up connection, Modbury Heights: -551 Broadband connection, Modbury Heights: +779 Total internet connection, Modbury Heights: +282
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 Modbury Heights compared to the City of Tea Tree Gully 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 17.9% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 74.6% had broadband connectivity, compared with 20.2% and 72.4% respectively in the City of Tea Tree Gully.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011 the number of households with an internet connection increased by 282.

The largest changes in the internet connectivity in Modbury Heights, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Broadband connection (+779 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-551 households)
  • No internet connection (-318 households)

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