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In 2011, 70% of homes in Parkside 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 Parkside 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
Parkside20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
1,60178.177.91,26960.163.8+332
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection1,43069.870.779337.539.6+637
Dial-up connection
492.43.045821.723.5-409
Other connection
1226.04.3180.90.8+104
No internet connection
36517.816.674435.231.5-379
Not stated
844.15.5994.74.7-15

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, Parkside: 4.1% No internet connection, Parkside: 17.8% Other connection, Parkside: 6.0% Dial-up connection, Parkside: 2.4% Broadband connection, Parkside: 69.8% Total internet connection, Parkside: 78.1%
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, Parkside: -15 No internet connection, Parkside: -379 Other connection, Parkside: +104 Dial-up connection, Parkside: -409 Broadband connection, Parkside: +637 Total internet connection, Parkside: +332
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 Parkside compared to the City of Unley 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 20.2% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 69.8% 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 332.

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

  • Broadband connection (+637 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-409 households)
  • No internet connection (-379 households)

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