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Hillcott Ward

Internet connection

In 2011, 75% of homes in Hillcott Ward 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 Hillcott Ward 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
Hillcott Ward20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
4,51380.778.83,88569.464.5+628
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection4,20375.272.42,26640.535.9+1,937
Dial-up connection
1592.93.21,58328.328.1-1,424
Other connection
1502.73.1360.60.5+114
No internet connection
82714.817.01,53727.531.4-710
Not stated
2504.54.31763.14.0+74

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, Hillcott Ward: 4.5% No internet connection, Hillcott Ward: 14.8% Other connection, Hillcott Ward: 2.7% Dial-up connection, Hillcott Ward: 2.9% Broadband connection, Hillcott Ward: 75.2% Total internet connection, Hillcott Ward: 80.7%
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, Hillcott Ward: +74 No internet connection, Hillcott Ward: -710 Other connection, Hillcott Ward: +114 Dial-up connection, Hillcott Ward: -1,424 Broadband connection, Hillcott Ward: +1,937 Total internet connection, Hillcott Ward: +628
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 Hillcott Ward 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 17.6% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 75.2% 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 628.

The largest changes in the internet connectivity in Hillcott Ward, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Broadband connection (+1,937 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-1,424 households)
  • No internet connection (-710 households)

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