8146.0 - Household Use of Information Technology, Australia, 2006-07  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 20/12/2007   
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The majority of people (73%) accessing the Internet at home used a Broadband connection. Higher income earners, people with higher levels of educational attainment and younger people (15 to 24 years) registered relatively higher levels of Broadband access.

Figure 4.3: Dial-up or broadband Internet connection, by selected characteristics-2006-07
Graph: Dial-up or broadband Internet connection, by selected chracteristics2005-06

In 2006-07, persons with an Internet connection employed in the industries of Electricity, gas, water and water services (82%), Professional, scientific and technical services (81%) and Financial and insurance services (79%) were most likely to have a Broadband Internet connection at home. On the other hand, during 2006-07 only 38% of those with an Internet connection at home employed in the Agriculture, forestry and fishing industry had a Broadband connection.

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