LFP 2017 By Fuel Cooking Fuel Type

LFP MEASURES BY FUEL COOKING FUEL TYPE

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CNMI Total

Units cooking with butane most was 82.8% of all occupied housing units in the CNMI in 2017; units cooking with LP gas most was 11.5%; and units cooking with electricity most was 5.7%.

By Island

The percentage of occupied units cooking with butane most was higher Rota (91.9%) and Tinian (91.7%) and relatively lower in Saipan (81.8%). The percentage of occupied units cooking with LP gas most was higher in Saipan (12.6%) and lower in Tinian (1.7%) and Rota (1.5%). The percentage of occupied units cooking with electricity most was slightly higher in Tinian and Rota (both 6.6%) then in Saipan (5.6%).

By Saipan Districts

Within Saipan, percentage of all units cooking with butane most was highest in District 2 (89.4%) and lowest in District 4 (70.4%). Percentage of all units cooking with LP gas most was highest in District 4 (22.0%) and was lowest in Districts 2 (6.8%). Percentage of units cooking with electricity most was highest in Districts 5 (8.4%) and lowest in District 2 (3.8%). See Chart H11.1 and Table H11.1 for detail.

Housing Characteristics

LFS 2017 Table H11.1

Labor Force Participation Measures
Table H11.1 Occupied Housing Units by Cooking Fuel, 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.
Cooking Fuel Electricity 195 79 312 85 169 59 51
Cooking Fuel Gas (LPG) 529 140 662 247 319 15 11
Cooking Fuel Butane 3,607 1,833 4,548 789 1,531 825 703
Percent within Electricity 4.5% 3.8% 5.6% 7.6% 8.4% 6.6% 6.6%
Percent within Gas (LPG) 12.2% 6.8% 12.0% 22.0% 15.8% 1.7% 1.5%
Percent within Butane 83.3% 89.4% 82.4% 70.4% 75.9% 91.7% 91.9%
Percent by Electricity 20.6% 8.3% 32.8% 8.9% 17.8% 6.2% 5.3%
Percent by Gas (LPG) 27.5% 7.3% 34.4% 12.8% 16.6% 0.8% 0.6%
Percent by Butane 26.1% 13.2% 32.9% 5.7% 11.1% 6.0% 5.1%

Housing Characteristics

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LFP 2017 H11.1