LFP 2017 By Monthly Cooking Gas Bill

LFP MEASURES BY MONTHLY COOKING GAS BILL

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CNMI Total

The monthly cooking gas bill median amount was $25.00 while the mean amount was $27.92 for all occupied units that used gas for cooking in the CNMI in 2017. Units with a monthly bill between $15 to $29 was 66.8% of all units cooking with gas; units that paid less than $15 was 20.6%; units that paid between $30 and $49 was 9.2%; while units that paid $50 or more was 3.4%.

By Island

The cooking gas monthly bill median and mean amounts were higher in Rota, $37.00 and $35,56, respectively, than in Tinian ($24.50 and $28.88, respectively) and Saipan ($24.00 and $26.45, respectively). In other words, units in Saipan spent less on cooking gas monthly, on average, than in Tinian and Rota. As shown in Chart H28.1 and Table H28.1, the percentage of all units that paid between$30 to $49 was 47.1% in Rota, 14.9% in Tinian, but only 7.0% in Saipan.

By Saipan Districts

Within Saipan, the cooking gas monthly bill median and mean amounts were higher in Districts 1 and 5 and lowest in District 2. The percentage of all units with cooking gas monthly bill between $15 and $29 was highest in District 4 (77.9%) and lowest in District 1 (66.7%). The percentage of all units with cooking gas monthly bill less than $15 was highest in District 5 (26.7%) and lowest in District 4 (10.0%). The percentage of all units with cooking gas monthly bill between $30 and $49 was highest in District 4 (10.0%) and lowest in District 3 (3.3%). The percentage of all units with cooking gas monthly bill $50 or more was highest in District 5 (5.3%) and lowest in District 4 (2.0%). See Chart H28.1 and Table H28.1 for detail.

Housing Characteristics

LFS 2017 Table H28.1

Labor Force Participation Measures
Table H28.1 Occupied Housing Units by Monthly Cooking Gas Bill, 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 Gas Monthly Bill Less than $15.00 690 349 913 65 317 160 92
Cooking Gas Monthly Bill $15.00 to $29.99 1,394 1,248 3,085 642 712 323 131
Cooking Gas Monthly Bill $30.00 to $44.99 1,482 257 668 281 634 251 377
Cooking Gas Monthly Bill $45.00 to $59.99 178 38 240 21 19 48 39
Cooking Gas Monthly Bill $60.00 to $99.99 176 40 160 20 110 32 45
Cooking Gas Monthly Bill $100.00 + 176 20 58 25 12
Percent within Less than $15.00 16.8% 18.1% 17.9% 6.3% 17.1% 19.1% 13.3%
Percent within $15.00 to $29.99 34.0% 64.6% 60.7% 62.4% 38.5% 38.4% 18.8%
Percent within $30.00 to $44.99 36.2% 13.3% 13.1% 27.3% 34.3% 29.9% 54.1%
Percent within $45.00 to $59.99 4.3% 2.0% 4.7% 2.0% 1.0% 5.8% 5.7%
Percent within $60.00 to $99.99 4.3% 2.1% 3.2% 2.0% 6.0% 3.9% 6.4%
Percent within $100.00 + 4.3% 0.0% 0.4% 0.0% 3.1% 3.0% 1.7%
Percent by Less than $15.00 26.7% 13.5% 35.3% 2.5% 12.3% 6.2% 3.6%
Percent by $15.00 to $29.99 18.5% 16.6% 40.9% 8.5% 9.5% 4.3% 1.7%
Percent by $30.00 to $44.99 37.5% 6.5% 16.9% 7.1% 16.1% 6.4% 9.5%
Percent by $45.00 to $59.99 30.5% 6.6% 41.1% 3.6% 3.2% 8.3% 6.8%
Percent by $60.00 to $99.99 30.2% 6.9% 27.4% 3.5% 18.8% 5.5% 7.6%
Percent by $100.00 + 60.7% 0.0% 6.8% 0.0% 19.8% 8.6% 4.1%

Housing Characteristics

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LFP 2017 H28.1