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Water Gully Ward

Internet connection

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

In 2016, 83.8% homes in Water Gully Ward had an internet connection.

An internet connection is now an important utility for most households in Australia. It is increasingly required for accessing essential information and taking part in the digital economy. Australia-wide in 2016, nearly 80% of all households had internet access. However, this decreases with age – seniors are less likely to have internet access at home. The lack of internet access is likely to indicate a level of disadvantage and could be related to socio-economic factors, age, or geographical isolation.

Internet connectivity in Water Gully Ward should be looked at in conjunction with Household Type and Age Structure, as well as Education Levels.

Derived from the Census question:

'Does any member of this household access the internet from this dwelling'

Households

Type of internet connection
Water Gully Ward - Households20162011Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2011 to 2016
Internet connection5,23083.884.34,75877.078.8+473
No internet connection78912.611.81,14118.517.0-352
Not stated2213.54.02774.54.3-56

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Type of internet connection, 2016
Type of internet connection, 2016 Not stated, City of Tea Tree Gully: 4.0% No internet connection, City of Tea Tree Gully: 11.8% Internet connection, City of Tea Tree Gully: 84.3% Not stated, Water Gully Ward: 3.5% No internet connection, Water Gully Ward: 12.6% Internet connection, Water Gully Ward: 83.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in type of internet connection, 2011 to 2016
Change in type of internet connection, 2011 to 2016 Not stated, Water Gully Ward: -56 No internet connection, Water Gully Ward: -352 Internet connection, Water Gully Ward: +473
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 Water Gully Ward compared to the City of Tea Tree Gully shows that there was a similar proportion of households with an internet connection

Overall 83.8% of households had an internet connection, compared with 84.3% in the City of Tea Tree Gully.

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016 the number of households with an internet connection increased by 472.

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