Narrabeen

Internet connection

In 2011, 127% of homes in Narrabeen 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 Narrabeen 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
Narrabeen20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%Warringah Council area %Number%Warringah Council area %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
2,46071.680.91,77155.468.7+689
Broadband connection
2,18863.775.01,26639.652.9+922
Dial-up connection
1023.02.447514.915.2-373
Other connection
1694.93.4300.90.7+139
No internet connection
67019.513.41,07333.625.0-402
Not stated
3068.95.735211.06.3-46
Total internet connection
2,46071.680.91,77155.468.7+689
Broadband connection
2,18863.775.01,26639.652.9+922
Dial-up connection
1023.02.447514.915.2-373
Other connection
1694.93.4300.90.7+139
No internet connection
67019.513.41,07333.625.0-402
Not stated
3068.95.735211.06.3-46

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Type of internet connection, 2011
Type of internet connection, 2011 Not stated, Warringah Council area: 5.7% No internet connection, Warringah Council area: 13.4% Other connection, Warringah Council area: 3.4% Dial-up connection, Warringah Council area: 2.4% Broadband connection, Warringah Council area: 75.0% Total internet connection, Warringah Council area: 80.9% Not stated, Warringah Council area: 5.7% No internet connection, Warringah Council area: 13.4% Other connection, Warringah Council area: 3.4% Dial-up connection, Warringah Council area: 2.4% Broadband connection, Warringah Council area: 75.0% Total internet connection, Warringah Council area: 80.9% Not stated, Narrabeen: 8.9% No internet connection, Narrabeen: 19.5% Other connection, Narrabeen: 4.9% Dial-up connection, Narrabeen: 3.0% Broadband connection, Narrabeen: 63.7% Total internet connection, Narrabeen: 71.6% Not stated, Narrabeen: 8.9% No internet connection, Narrabeen: 19.5% Other connection, Narrabeen: 4.9% Dial-up connection, Narrabeen: 3.0% Broadband connection, Narrabeen: 63.7% Total internet connection, Narrabeen: 71.6%
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, Narrabeen: -46 No internet connection, Narrabeen: -402 Other connection, Narrabeen: +139 Dial-up connection, Narrabeen: -373 Broadband connection, Narrabeen: +922 Total internet connection, Narrabeen: +689 Not stated, Narrabeen: -46 No internet connection, Narrabeen: -402 Other connection, Narrabeen: +139 Dial-up connection, Narrabeen: -373 Broadband connection, Narrabeen: +922 Total internet connection, Narrabeen: +689
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 Narrabeen 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 lower proportion of households with broadband connectivity.

Overall 45.0% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 127.4% had broadband connectivity, compared with 31.7% and 150.0% respectively in Warringah Council area.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011 the number of households with an internet connection increased by 1,378.

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

  • Broadband connection (+922 households)
  • Broadband connection (+922 households)
  • Total internet connection (+689 households)

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