LFP 2017 By Number of Rooms

LFP MEASURES BY NUMBER OF ROOMS

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CNMI Total

The median number of rooms was 4 and the mean was 3.8 per occupied housing unit in the CNMI in 2017. Housing units with 4 rooms comprised 32.1% of all occupied housing units, followed by units with 5 rooms (18.8%), units with 3 rooms (15.7%), units with 1 room (13.1%), units with 2 rooms (9.5%), units with 6 rooms (6.2%), then units with 7 rooms (3.1%). Units with 8 or more rooms was 1.5% of all occupied housing units.

By Island

There was no difference in the median and mean number of rooms in Saipan, Tinian, and Rota. However, percentages of units with 1 room and units with 8 or more rooms were relatively higher in Saipan (13.1%) compared to Titian (8.5%) and Rota (8.1%).

By Saipan Districts

Within Saipan, the median number of rooms was identical in all districts while the mean ranged from 3.9 to 4.5 rooms. The number of rooms percent distributions was similar across all 5 districts with a few notable differences: Districts 2 and 3 had relatively higher percentages in the 1 room category; Districts 4 and 5 had relatively higher percentages in the 5 rooms category. See Chart 7.1 and Table H7.1 for detail.

Housing Characteristics

LFS 2017 Table H7.1

Labor Force Participation Measures
Table H7.1 Occupied Housing Units by Number of Rooms, 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.
Rooms 1 Room 529 429 979 70 47 76 62
Rooms 2 Rooms 277 211 715 213 63 48 62
Rooms 3 Rooms 578 298 968 102 290 237 156
Rooms 4 Rooms 1,332 658 1,920 238 717 242 251
Rooms 5 Rooms 897 375 645 329 586 193 111
Rooms 6 Rooms 348 38 186 124 176 67 90
Rooms 7 Rooms 274 19 70 28 54 36 33
Rooms 8 or more rooms 97 21 39 16 85
Percent within 1 Room 12.2% 20.9% 17.7% 6.2% 2.3% 8.5% 8.1%
Percent within 2 Rooms 6.4% 10.3% 12.9% 19.0% 3.1% 5.3% 8.1%
Percent within 3 Rooms 13.3% 14.6% 17.5% 9.1% 14.4% 26.3% 20.4%
Percent within 4 Rooms 30.7% 32.1% 34.8% 21.3% 35.5% 26.9% 32.9%
Percent within 5 Rooms 20.7% 18.3% 11.7% 29.4% 29.0% 21.5% 14.5%
Percent within 6 Rooms 8.0% 1.9% 3.4% 11.1% 8.7% 7.4% 11.8%
Percent within 7 Rooms 6.3% 0.9% 1.3% 2.5% 2.7% 4.1% 4.3%
Percent within 8 or more rooms 2.2% 1.0% 0.7% 1.4% 4.2% 0.0% 0.0%
Percent by 1 Room 24.1% 19.6% 44.7% 3.2% 2.1% 3.5% 2.8%
Percent by 2 Rooms 17.4% 13.3% 45.0% 13.4% 4.0% 3.0% 3.9%
Percent by 3 Rooms 22.0% 11.3% 36.8% 3.9% 11.0% 9.0% 5.9%
Percent by 4 Rooms 24.9% 12.3% 35.8% 4.4% 13.4% 4.5% 4.7%
Percent by 5 Rooms 28.6% 12.0% 20.6% 10.5% 18.7% 6.2% 3.5%
Percent by 6 Rooms 33.8% 3.7% 18.1% 12.0% 17.1% 6.5% 8.8%
Percent by 7 Rooms 53.2% 3.7% 13.6% 5.5% 10.5% 7.1% 6.3%
Percent by 8 or more rooms 37.7% 8.1% 15.1% 6.0% 33.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Housing Characteristics

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LFP 2017 H7.1