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24
Sep

CNMI: 2010 Census Detailed Cross Tabulations (Part 2)

(Office of the Governor) – The CNMI Department of Commerce’s Central Statistics Division (CSD), in collaboration with US Census Bureau, is releasing the CNMI: 2010 Census Detailed Cross tabulations (Part 2). Part 2 is an expansion of Part 1. For example, in part 1, Labor Force Status is cross tabulated with Work Status and Sex by Ethnic Origin or Race. Part 2, you can see Labor Force Status with Education Attainment, Marital Status, Service-Connected Disability Rating status, and so on. “This ...

19
Sep

2013 Proposed Alcoholic Beverage Control Rules and Regulations

Public Comments due on September 30, 2013.   Link:  2013 Proposed Alcoholic Beverage Control Rules and Regulations.    Please email your comments to info@commerce.gov.mp

19
Sep

Public Law 17-83, Amendments to the Alcoholic Beverage Control Act

17
Sep

Scammers Take Advantage of Health Care Reform Confusion

State Insurance Regulators Warn Consumers to Be On Alert Since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law in March 2010, unscrupulous scammers have been creating ways to take advantage of consumers’ uncertainty surrounding the law. Posing as insurance agents or representatives of the federal government, these scam artists try to sell fraudulent policies or obtain sensitive information like Social Security and bank account numbers. The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) and state insurance ...

11
Sep

Businesses reminded to complete economic census

PRESS RELEASE September 11, 2013 Businesses reminded to complete economic census Capitol Hill, Saipan – The U.S. Census Bureau and CNMI Department of Commerce’s Central Statistics Division (CSD) reminds all businesses in the CNMI that the 2012 Economic Census is nearing completion of data collection. A total of 1,286 questionnaires were mailed in December 2012 to businesses with paid employees. Currently, CNMI's response rate is 80%. For the 20% that have yet to submit their forms Commerce recommends the following: Complete the questionnaires online following ...

09
Jul

Behavioral Health Survery

(Office of the Governor) — The CNMI Department of Commerce’s Central Statistics Division, in collaboration with the Commonwealth Healthcare Corp.’s Project Brabu Office, would like to inform the public of the upcoming 2013 CNMI Behavioral Health Survey. The purpose of the survey is to collect cross-sectional data to produce statistical descriptions of behavioral health topics — the use and attitudes toward the use of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs and mental health and stigma — of the adult population in the ...

07
May

2012 EI Snaphot and CPI Press Release

Capitol Hill, Saipan – Governor Eloy S. Inos and Lt. Governor Jude U. Hofschneider, through the CNMI Department of Commerce’s Central Statistics Division (CSD), released for public consumption a Snapshot of the Economic Indicator (EI) Report, and the full Consumer Price Index (CPI) report for 4th Quarter 2012. Absent an accessible full EI report, incomplete due to missing data from other data sources, the “snapshot” intends to release areas that are available for public access or consumption. According to CSD Director Alfonis ...

20
Jan

Economic Census Press Release

  Capitol Hill, Saipan – Governor Benigno R. Fitial and Lt. Governor Eloy S. Inos, through the U.S. Census Bureau Economic Statistics and CNMI Department of Commerce’s Central Statistics Division, would like to remind all businesses in the CNMI that the 2012 Economic Census is under way.  All island businesses should have received their forms since the end of December 2012.   If you would like to read more please click on the link below.   Reminder on Economic Census 2012 Economic ...

04
Dec

2010 CNMI Demographic Profile Summary

Governor Benigno R. Fitial and Lt. Governor Eloy Inos, in conjunction with US Census Bureau and through the Department of Commerce are pleased to report on the 2010 CNMI Demographic Profile Summary File, Census of Population and Housing.     Please view here...

15
Nov

US Census County Business Patterns for CNMI

Capitol Hill - Governor Benigno R. Fitial and Lt. Governor Eloy Inos, in conjunction with the US Census Bureau and through the Department of Commerce, are pleased to report on the US Census County Business Patterns for CNMI     Please click here...

15
Oct

Survey Results of FSM Migrants in the US Released

The FSM Office of Statistics, Budget & Economic Management, Overseas Development Assistance and Compact Management (SBOC) has released the final report on the recently concluded Survey of FSM Migrants in the US including Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI).   For more information please click here

28
Sep

CNMI Workforce Assessment Study (As of October 31, 2011)

The Prevailing Wage and Workforce Assessment Study (PWWAS). This report focuses on the second portion of the report by assessing current types and level of skills in the workforce.     Click here

19
Sep

CNMI Department of Commerce

17
Sep

2012 GDP News Release

It is my pleasure to present to the people of the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands (CNMI) the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Report. To view report, please click here.

06
Sep

2012 2nd Quarter CPI Press Release

To see press release, please click on here.    

31
Aug

Press Release for US Census Advance Report for Selected Characteristics – CNMI

PRESS RELEASE   Advance Report for Selected Characteristics for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands   Capitol Hill, Saipan – Governor Benigno R. Fitial and Lt. Governor Eloy S. Inos, through the CNMI Department of Commerce’s Central Statistics Division and the US Census, are pleased to release to the public the US Census’ Advance Report for Selected Characteristics for the CNMI. The US Census had earlier released CNMI’s total population and housing units for all three islands.  ...

09
Aug

2011 CNMI PWWAS Occupation Hourly Wage and Fringe Benefit Report

"The CNMI Department of Commerce’s Central Statistics Division, along with the Workforce Investment Agency, and the Department of Labor, has completed Part 1 of the Prevailing Wage and Workforce Assessment Study (PWWAS). The CNMI’s 2011 Prevailing Wage Report (Part 1) shall be accepted as the CNMI’s Official Prevailing Wage report. The Workforce Assessment Study (Part 2) will be completed by June and accepted equally as the CNMI’s 2011 Workforce Assessment Study." Click here to read the report.

20
Jun

2010 CNMI Census Village Population and Housing Statistics

Updated: June 20, 2012 The 2010 CNMI Census Village Population and Housing Counts has been released. PDF Document: 2010 CNMI Census Housing Statistics by Election District and Village - 50 KB The Updated Document includes the 2007 Election Districts and Maps extracted from Appendix C of the 2005 Household, Income and Expenditure Survey (HIES). Note: Some Villages in Saipan are found within 2 or more Election Districts. 2010 CNMI Census Village Population Counts with 2007 Election Districts - 214 KB Related News Articles: Marianas Variety - 

10
May

2010 Census Shows More than Half of Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders Report Multiple Races

"The U.S. Census Bureau released today a 2010 Census brief, The Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Population: 2010, that shows more than half (56 percent) of this population, or 685,000 people, reported being Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander in combination with one or more other races. This multiracial group grew by 44 percent from 2000 to 2010." Click here to read the article.

06
Dec

2011 CNMI Economic Restoration Report

The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) is a United States Commonwealth and the youngest member of the US political family. While the CNMI is the youngest and smallest US jurisdiction, it realized a rapid development of its economic base in the early years of its existence; however it has suffered an equally rapid deterioration of its economic health due to varying host of dynamics. In response to downturn in the economic conditions and prospects for a swift recovery, ...