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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During 2006-07, the number of households with Broadband access increased by 52% from the previous year to an estimated 3.5 million, or 43% of all households within the scope of the MPHS. This means 69% of those households with Internet access have Broadband, an increase of 21 percentage points since 2005-06. The proportion of households with dial-up Internet access decreased from 51% to 32% during this twelve-month period.

Figure 4.1: Households with access to a dial-up or broadband internet connection, 2004-05 to 2006-07
Graph: Use of computers or the Internet by children at any site, by age group2006

Figure 4.2: TYPE OF HOUSEHOLD INTERNET CONNECTION-2004-05 to 2006-07
Graph: Type of household Internet connection2004-05 and 2005-06

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