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Internet connection

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for the LGA or other primary area only. What's this?

In 2011, 74.4% homes in Black Forest 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 Black Forest 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
Black Forest - Households20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
Internet connection63074.477.951460.863.8+116
No internet connection17520.716.628934.231.5-114
Not stated425.05.5435.14.7-1

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 Unley: 5.5% No internet connection, City of Unley: 16.6% Internet connection, City of Unley: 77.9% Not stated, Black Forest: 5.0% No internet connection, Black Forest: 20.7% Internet connection, Black Forest: 74.4%
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, Black Forest: -1 No internet connection, Black Forest: -114 Internet connection, Black Forest: +116
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 Black Forest compared to City of Unley shows that there was a lower proportion of households with an internet connection

Overall 74.4% of households had an internet connection, compared with 77.9% in City of Unley.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011 the number of households with an internet connection increased by 116.

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