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In 2011, 71% of homes in Forestville 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 Forestville 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
Forestville20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
47880.977.935661.163.8+122
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection42271.470.719934.239.6+223
Dial-up connection
203.43.014524.823.5-125
Other connection
366.14.3122.00.8+24
No internet connection
8314.016.619233.031.5-109
Not stated
305.15.5345.94.7-4

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% Other connection, City of Unley: 4.3% Dial-up connection, City of Unley: 3.0% Broadband connection, City of Unley: 70.7% Total internet connection, City of Unley: 77.9% Not stated, Forestville: 5.1% No internet connection, Forestville: 14.0% Other connection, Forestville: 6.1% Dial-up connection, Forestville: 3.4% Broadband connection, Forestville: 71.4% Total internet connection, Forestville: 80.9%
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, Forestville: -4 No internet connection, Forestville: -109 Other connection, Forestville: +24 Dial-up connection, Forestville: -125 Broadband connection, Forestville: +223 Total internet connection, Forestville: +122
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 Forestville compared to the City of Unley 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 17.4% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 71.4% had broadband connectivity, compared with 19.5% and 70.7% respectively in the City of Unley.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011 the number of households with an internet connection increased by 122.

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

  • Broadband connection (+223 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-125 households)
  • Total internet connection (+122 households)

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