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In 2011, 74% of homes in Surrey Downs 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 Surrey Downs 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
Surrey Downs20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
1,03980.578.882363.764.5+216
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection95774.172.444534.535.9+512
Dial-up connection
423.33.237228.828.1-330
Other connection
403.13.160.50.5+34
No internet connection
17213.317.041532.131.4-243
Not stated
806.24.3534.14.0+27

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, Surrey Downs: 6.2% No internet connection, Surrey Downs: 13.3% Other connection, Surrey Downs: 3.1% Dial-up connection, Surrey Downs: 3.3% Broadband connection, Surrey Downs: 74.1% Total internet connection, Surrey Downs: 80.5%
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, Surrey Downs: +27 No internet connection, Surrey Downs: -243 Other connection, Surrey Downs: +34 Dial-up connection, Surrey Downs: -330 Broadband connection, Surrey Downs: +512 Total internet connection, Surrey Downs: +216
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 Surrey Downs 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 16.6% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 74.1% 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 216.

The largest changes in the internet connectivity in Surrey Downs, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Broadband connection (+512 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-330 households)
  • No internet connection (-243 households)

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