Home internet access

Domain: 
Healthy, safe and inclusive communities
Sub-Domain: 
Lifelong learning
Measure: 
Percentage of survey households with an internet connection
Rationale: 
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Access to information via the internet has become an essential element of how we stay connected and informed. Information is vital to building strong knowledge economies and the internet ensures instant access to a vast range of information across the globe. This indicator is about having the resources to participate fully in the community and the capacity to make informed decisions (CIV, 2006).

Data Source: 
Resilience Profiles Survey 2011
References: 
Community Indicators Victoria (CIV) (2007) Metadata, Retrieved from http://www.communityindicators.net.au/indicator_metadata
Survey Questions: 
Does your household have an internet connection? (tick all that apply); no internet connection; yes, broadband (ADSL, Cable, Wireless, Satellite); yes, dial up (analogue modem and ISDN connections); yes, but don't know what type of internet; Other (internet through mobile phones etc.)


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