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In 2011, 74% of homes in Malvern 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 Malvern 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
Malvern20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
79081.477.968771.063.8+103
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection72174.370.746347.839.6+258
Dial-up connection
343.53.022423.123.5-190
Other connection
353.64.300.00.8+35
No internet connection
11812.216.622923.731.5-111
Not stated
636.55.5525.44.7+11

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, Malvern: 6.5% No internet connection, Malvern: 12.2% Other connection, Malvern: 3.6% Dial-up connection, Malvern: 3.5% Broadband connection, Malvern: 74.3% Total internet connection, Malvern: 81.4%
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, Malvern: +11 No internet connection, Malvern: -111 Other connection, Malvern: +35 Dial-up connection, Malvern: -190 Broadband connection, Malvern: +258 Total internet connection, Malvern: +103
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 Malvern 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 15.7% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 74.3% 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 103.

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

  • Broadband connection (+258 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-190 households)
  • No internet connection (-111 households)

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