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 percentage of Australian households with access to a computer at home has continued to increase, registering an increase of 3 percentage points from 2005-06 to 73% in 2006-07. As with previous years, the percentage of households with home computer access continues to be higher for households with children under 15 years of age, households in the Australian Capital Territory, households in the highest income quintile and households in metropolitan areas and major cities of Australia.

Figure 2.1: HOUSEHOLD ACCESS TO A COMPUTER AT HOME, by region - 1998 to 2006-07
Graph: Household access to a computer at home, by region1998 to 2005-06

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