Estella - University
In 2011, 74% of homes in Estella - University 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.
Derived from the Census question:
'Can the Internet be accessed at this dwelling?'
|Type of internet connection|
|Estella - University||2011||2006||Change|
|Connection type||Number||%||Wagga Wagga City %||Number||%||Wagga Wagga City %||2006 to 2011|
|Total internet connection||533||80.3||72.7||401||66.4||57.0||+132||25001|
|No internet connection||98||14.8||22.1||183||30.4||38.5||-85||25006|
Analysis of the type of internet connection of households in Estella - University compared to Wagga Wagga City 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 16.9% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 73.9% had broadband connectivity, compared with 25.1% and 65.0% respectively in Wagga Wagga City.
Between 2006 and 2011 the number of households with an internet connection increased by 132.
The largest changes in the internet connectivity in Estella - University, between 2006 and 2011 were:
- Broadband connection (+233 households)
- Total internet connection (+132 households)
- Dial-up connection (-126 households)