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Water Gully Ward

Internet connection

In 2011, 71% of homes in Water Gully 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 Water Gully 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
Water Gully Ward - Households20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
4,75877.078.83,89663.964.5+863
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection4,35870.572.42,13335.035.9+2,224
Dial-up connection
2073.43.21,74428.628.1-1,537
Other connection
1933.13.1180.30.5+175
No internet connection
1,14218.517.01,94932.031.4-807
Not stated
2774.54.32494.14.0+28

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, Water Gully Ward: 4.5% No internet connection, Water Gully Ward: 18.5% Other connection, Water Gully Ward: 3.1% Dial-up connection, Water Gully Ward: 3.4% Broadband connection, Water Gully Ward: 70.5% Total internet connection, Water Gully Ward: 77.0%
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, Water Gully Ward: +28 No internet connection, Water Gully Ward: -807 Other connection, Water Gully Ward: +175 Dial-up connection, Water Gully Ward: -1,537 Broadband connection, Water Gully Ward: +2,224 Total internet connection, Water Gully Ward: +863
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 Water Gully Ward compared to the City of Tea Tree Gully shows that there was a higher proportion of households with either no internet connection or a dial up connection, and a lower proportion of households with broadband connectivity.

Overall 21.8% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 70.5% 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 862.

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

  • Broadband connection (+2,224 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-1,537 households)
  • Total internet connection (+863 households)

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