LFP 2017 By Marital Status

LFP MEASURES BY MARITAL STATUS

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TOTAL POPULATION BY MARITAL STATUS

The never married was 53% (27,821) of the estimated total population in the CNMI at the time of the Survey. However, it is important to keep in mind that this group includes all ages. The now married group was 41% (21,648), widowed was 3% (1,428); divorced and separated, combined, was also 3% (1,367).

POTENTIAL LABOR FORCE POPULATION BY MARITAL STATUS

Now married was 62% (15,512) while never married was 32% (8,116) of the potential labor force population in the Commonwealth at the time of the Survey.

LABOR FORCE POPULATION BY MARITAL STATUS

Now married was 58% (21,629) while never married was 38% (12,995) of the labor force population in the Commonwealth at the time of the Survey.

EMPLOYED POPULATION BY MARITAL STATUS

Now married was 64% (14,377) while never married was 30% (6,833) of the employed population in the Commonwealth at the time of the Survey.

UNEMPLOYED POPULATION BY MARITAL STATUS

Never married was almost half (49%, 1,283) while now married was 43% (1,135) of the unemployed population in the Commonwealth at the time of the Survey.

NOT IN LABOR FORCE POPULATION BY MARITAL STATUS

Now married was half (50%, 6,117) while never married was 40% (4,879) of the not in labor force population in the Commonwealth at the time of the Survey.

UNEMPLOYMENT RATE BY MARITAL STATUS

Now married had the lowest unemployment rate of 7.3%, followed by divorced (8.9%), widowed (15.5%), never married (15.8%), and then separated (21.6%).

LABOR FORCE PARTICIPATION RATE BY MARITAL STATUS

Separated had the highest labor force participation rate (80.4%), followed by now married (71.7%), divorced (69.6%), never married (62.5%), and then widowed (31.9%).

LFP 2017 Table8.0-1

Labor Force Participation Measures by Marital Status: CNMI, 2017 4th Qtr.

Marital Status General Population Potential Labor Force Population (persons 16+ years) Labor Force Population Employed Population Unemployed Population Not In Labor Force Population Unemployment Rate Labor Force Participation Rate
Source: LFP 2017 CNMI CSD
Now married 21,648 21,629 15,512 14,377 1,135 6,117 7.3 % 71.7 %
Separated 658 658 529 415 114 129 21.6 % 80.4 %
Widowed 1,428 1,428 456 385 71 972 15.5 % 31.9 %
Divorced 709 709 493 450 44 215 8.9 % 69.6 %
Never married 27,821 12,995 8,116 6,833 1,283 4,879 15.8 % 62.5 %


LFP 2017 Table8.0-2

Labor Force Participation Measures by Marital Status: CNMI, 2017 4th Qtr.

  General Population Potential Labor Force Population (persons 16+ years) Labor Force Population Employed Population Un-employed Population Not In Labor Force Population
Source: LFP 2017 CNMI CSD
Now married 41.4% 57.8% 61.8% 64.0% 42.9% 49.7%
Never married 53.2% 34.7% 32.3% 30.4% 48.5% 39.6%
Separated 1.3% 1.8% 2.1% 1.8% 4.3% 1.0%
Divorced 1.4% 1.9% 2.0% 2.0% 1.7% 1.7%
Widowed 2.7% 3.8% 1.8% 1.7% 2.7% 7.9%

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Ch8.1 Population Distributions by Marital Status: CNMI, 2017 4th Qrt.
Ch8.2 Unemployment Rate by Marital Status: CNMI, 2017 4th Qrt.
Ch8.3 Labor Force Participation Rate by Marital Status: CNMI, 2017 4th Qrt.