Report reveals Australian internet download habits

Tuesday, 09 October, 2018

Report reveals Australian internet download habits

Data on the internet habits of Australians in 2018 has just been released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).

The Internet Activity report found that Australians downloaded 3.8 million terabytes of data in the three months ending 30 June 2018. That’s a 28.1% increase compared to the same period in 2017.

Fixed line broadband accounted for 96.8% of all internet downloads in the three months ending 30 June 2018.

Other highlights from the report include:

  • At the end of June 2018, there were 14.5 million internet subscribers.
  • Between December 2017 and June 2018, fibre connections grew by 22.4%.
  • There were about 27 million mobile handset subscribers in Australia as of June 2018.
  • Australians are downloading more on their mobiles. 246,765 terabytes were downloaded in the three months ending June 2018.

Read the full report on the ABS website.

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