In 2011, 75% of homes in Allambie Heights 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|
|Connection type||Number||%||Warringah Council area %||Number||%||Warringah Council area %||2006 to 2011|
|Total internet connection||1,782||77.9||80.9||1,517||68.1||68.7||+265||25001|
|No internet connection||381||16.7||13.4||601||27.0||25.0||-220||25006|
Analysis of the type of internet connection of households in Allambie Heights compared to Warringah Council area shows that there was a higher proportion of households with either no internet connection or a dial up connection, and a similar proportion of households with broadband connectivity.
Overall 18.2% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 74.7% had broadband connectivity, compared with 15.8% and 75.0% respectively in Warringah Council area.
Between 2006 and 2011 the number of households with an internet connection increased by 265.
The largest changes in the internet connectivity in Allambie Heights, between 2006 and 2011 were:
- Broadband connection (+503 households)
- Dial-up connection (-271 households)
- Total internet connection (+265 households)