LFP 2017 By Internet

LFP MEASURES BY INTERNET

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CNMI Total

Units with Internet connection was 70.9% of all occupied housing units in the CNMI in 2017 while units with no Internet 29.1%. Units with a digital subscriber line (DSL) was 42.9% of all occupied units; units with cable modem connection was 7.1%; and units with other type of connection was 21.0%.

By Island

The percentage of units with Internet connection was slightly lower in Saipan (70.7%) than in Tinian (73.3%) and Rota (72.9%). The percentage of units with DSL connections was slightly higher in Rota (44.7%), followed by Saipan (42.9%), then Tinian (41.4%). The percentage of units with cable connections was slightly higher in Rota (9.6%) than in Tinian (8.3% and Saipan (6.8%). The percentage of units with other than DSL or Cable was slightly higher in Tinian (23.6%) than in Saipan (20.9%) and Rota (18.5%).

By Saipan Districts

Within Saipan, the percentage of all occupied units with Internet was highest in Districts 3 (75.5%) and was lowest in District 4 (54.1%). See Chart H23.1 and Table H23.1 for detail.

Housing Characteristics

LFS 2017 Table H23.1

Labor Force Participation Measures
Table H23.1 Occupied Housing Units by Internet, 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.
Internet Yes, Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) 2,041 625 2,260 429 1,097 372 342
Internet Yes, Cable Modem 315 161 316 116 122 75 74
Internet Yes, other 571 758 1,593 62 167 212 142
Internet No 1,405 508 1,352 514 632 240 208
Percent within Yes, Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) 47.1% 30.5% 40.9% 38.3% 54.3% 41.4% 44.7%
Percent within Yes, Cable Modem 7.3% 7.8% 5.7% 10.3% 6.0% 8.3% 9.6%
Percent within Yes, other 13.2% 36.9% 28.8% 5.5% 8.3% 23.6% 18.5%
Percent within No 32.4% 24.8% 24.5% 45.9% 31.3% 26.7% 27.1%
Percent by Yes, Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) 28.5% 8.7% 31.5% 6.0% 15.3% 5.2% 4.8%
Percent by Yes, Cable Modem 26.8% 13.6% 26.9% 9.8% 10.4% 6.3% 6.3%
Percent by Yes, other 16.3% 21.6% 45.5% 1.8% 4.8% 6.1% 4.0%
Percent by No 28.9% 10.5% 27.8% 10.6% 13.0% 4.9% 4.3%

Housing Characteristics

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LFP 2017 H23.1