LFP 2017 By Cell Phone

LFP MEASURES BY CELL PHONE

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BY CELL PHONE

CNMI Total

Units with a cell phone was 94.3% of all occupied housing units in the CNMI in 2017 while units with no cell phone was only 5.7%.

By Island

The percentage of occupied units with a cell phone was highest in Saipan (94.6%), followed by Tinian (92.6%), then Rota (90.8%).

By Saipan Districts

Within Saipan, the percentage of all occupied units with a cell phone was highest in Districts 5 (96.3%) and was lowest in District 4 (89.9%). See Chart H25.1 and Table H25.1 for detail.

BY Number of Persons with CELL PHONE

CNMI Total

The median number of persons with a cell phone was 2.0 while the mean was 2.1 per occupied housing unit in the CNMI in 2017. Units with one person with a cell was 37.0%, units with 2-persons with a cell was 30.8%, units with 3 persons with a cell was 15.3%, units with 4 persons with a cell was 7.1%, and units with 5 or more persons with a cell was 4.1%. Units with no cell was 5.7% of all occupied units.

By Island

The median number of persons with a cell phone per occupied unit was 2.0 in all three islands while the mean was 2.1 in Saipan, 2.0 in Rota and 1.9 Tinian. This means, relatively, more units in Saipan (27.1%) had more than 2 cell phones per unit compared to Tinian (20.3%).

By Saipan Districts

Within Saipan, the median number of persons with a cell (2.0) per occupied unit was the same in all districts while the mean ranged from 1.9 in District 2 and 3 to 2.6 in District 5. In other word, relatively more units in District 5 had 3 or more persons with a cell than in Districts 1 and 2. As shown in Chart H25.2 and Table H25.2, the percentage of all units with 1 person with a cell was highest in District 4 (46.0%) and lowest in District 5 (24.3%). The percentage of all units with 2 persons with a cell was highest in District 5 (34.1%) and lowest in District 4 (19.6%). The percentage of all units with 3 persons with a cell was highest in District 5 (18.9%) and lowest in District 4 (10.8%). The percentage of all units with 4 persons with a cell was highest in District 1 (9.0%) and lowest in District 2 (4.8%). The percentage of all units with 5 or more persons with a cell was highest in District 5 (10.7%) and lowest in District 3 (1.2%). The percentage of all units with no cell was highest in District 4 (10%) and lowest in District 1 (5%). See Chart H25.2 and Table H25.2 for detail.

Housing Characteristics

LFS 2017 Table H25.1

Labor Force Participation Measures
Table H25.1 Occupied Housing Units by Cell Phone, by Island, and by District: CNMI, 2017 4th Qtr.

    Saipan
District 1
Saipan
District 2
Saipan
District 3
Saipan
District 4
Saipan
District 5
Tinian
District 6
Rota
District 7
Source: Labor Force Survey CNMI, 2017 4th Qtr.
Cell Phone Yes, have a cell phone 4,135 1,915 5,227 1,008 1,944 832 694
Cell Phone No 198 136 295 113 75 67 70
Percent within Yes, have a cell phone 95.4% 93.4% 94.7% 89.9% 96.3% 92.6% 90.8%
Percent within No 4.6% 6.6% 5.3% 10.1% 3.7% 7.4% 9.2%
Percent by Yes, have a cell phone 26.2% 12.2% 33.2% 6.4% 12.3% 5.3% 4.4%
Percent by No 20.7% 14.3% 30.9% 11.8% 7.9% 7.0% 7.3%



LFS 2017 Table H25.2

Labor Force Participation Measures
Table H25.2 Occupied Housing Units by Number of Persons with Cell, by Island, and by District: CNMI, 2017 4th Qtr.

    Saipan
District 1
Saipan
District 2
Saipan
District 3
Saipan
District 4
Saipan
District 5
Tinian
District 6
Rota
District 7
Source: Labor Force Survey CNMI, 2017 4th Qtr.
Persons with Cell 1 person 1,411 817 2,269 516 491 390 284
Persons with Cell 2 persons 1,353 707 1,682 219 689 259 242
Persons with Cell 3 persons 746 255 855 121 381 108 88
Persons with Cell 4 persons 391 98 353 83 166 46 51
Persons with Cell 5 or more 233 38 68 69 216 29 29
Persons with Cell No cell 198 136 295 113 75 67 70
Percent within 1 person 32.6% 39.8% 41.1% 46.0% 24.3% 43.4% 37.2%
Percent within 2 persons 31.2% 34.5% 30.5% 19.6% 34.1% 28.8% 31.7%
Percent within 3 persons 17.2% 12.4% 15.5% 10.8% 18.9% 12.0% 11.6%
Percent within 4 persons 9.0% 4.8% 6.4% 7.4% 8.2% 5.1% 6.6%
Percent within 5 or more 5.4% 1.9% 1.2% 6.2% 10.7% 3.2% 3.8%
Percent within No cell 4.6% 6.6% 5.3% 10.1% 3.7% 7.4% 9.2%
Percent by 1 person 22.8% 13.2% 36.7% 8.4% 7.9% 6.3% 4.6%
Percent by 2 persons 26.3% 13.7% 32.6% 4.3% 13.4% 5.0% 4.7%
Percent by 3 persons 29.2% 10.0% 33.5% 4.7% 14.9% 4.2% 3.5%
Percent by 4 persons 32.9% 8.2% 29.7% 7.0% 14.0% 3.9% 4.3%
Percent by 5 or more 34.1% 5.6% 10.0% 10.2% 31.7% 4.2% 4.3%
Percent by No cell 20.7% 14.3% 30.9% 11.8% 7.9% 7.0% 7.3%



LFS 2017 Table H25.3

Labor Force Participation Measures
Table H.25.3 Occupied Housing Units by Number of Cell, by Island, and by District: CNMI, 2017 4th Qtr.

    Saipan
District 1
Saipan
District 2
Saipan
District 3
Saipan
District 4
Saipan
District 5
Tinian
District 6
Rota
District 7
Source: Labor Force Survey CNMI, 2017 4th Qtr.
Number of Cell No cell phone 198 136 295 113 75 67 70
Number of Cell 1 cell phone 1,310 737 2,124 495 491 389 273
Number of Cell 2 cell phones 1,414 749 1,685 250 633 261 248
Number of Cell 3 cell phones 707 293 974 111 419 108 88
Number of Cell 4 cell phones 470 98 356 83 167 46 56
Number of Cell 5 or more 233 38 88 69 235 29 29
Percent within No cell phone 4.6% 6.6% 5.3% 10.1% 3.7% 7.4% 9.2%
Percent within 1 cell phone 30.2% 35.9% 38.5% 44.1% 24.3% 43.2% 35.7%
Percent within 2 cell phones 32.6% 36.5% 30.5% 22.3% 31.3% 29.0% 32.4%
Percent within 3 cell phones 16.3% 14.3% 17.6% 9.9% 20.7% 12.0% 11.6%
Percent within 4 cell phones 10.8% 4.8% 6.4% 7.4% 8.3% 5.1% 7.3%
Percent within 5 or more 5.4% 1.9% 1.6% 6.2% 11.6% 3.2% 3.8%
Percent by No cell phone 20.7% 14.3% 30.9% 11.8% 7.9% 7.0% 7.3%
Percent by 1 cell phone 22.5% 12.7% 36.5% 8.5% 8.4% 6.7% 4.7%
Percent by 2 cell phones 27.0% 14.3% 32.2% 4.8% 12.1% 5.0% 4.7%
Percent by 3 cell phones 26.2% 10.9% 36.1% 4.1% 15.5% 4.0% 3.3%
Percent by 4 cell phones 36.9% 7.7% 27.9% 6.5% 13.1% 3.6% 4.4%
Percent by 5 or more 32.3% 5.3% 12.2% 9.6% 32.5% 4.0% 4.0%

Housing Characteristics

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