LFP 2017 By Number of Vehicle

LFP MEASURES BY NUMBER OF VEHICLE

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CNMI Total

The median number of vehicles was 1.0 and the mean was 1.2 in the CNMI in 2017. Units with 1 vehicle was 45.7% of all occupied housing units, units with 2 vehicles was 22.7%, units with 3 vehicles 6.4%, units with 4 or more vehicles was 2.5%, while units with no vehicles was 22.8%.

By Island

The median number of vehicles per occupied unit was 1.0 in all three islands while the mean was 1.2 in Saipan and 1.1 in both Tinian and Rota which means relatively more units in Saipan had more than 1 vehicle compared to Tinian and Rota. For example, as shown in Table H26.1, 2.7% of all occupied units had 4 or more vehicles in Saipan, compared to 1.1% in Tinian and zero in Rota.

By Saipan Districts

Within Saipan, the mean number of vehicles per occupied units was highest in District 5 (1.5) and lowest in District 2 and 3 (both 1.0). This means more units in District 5 have more than 1 vehicle per unit than in Districts 2 and 3. As shown in Chart H26.1 and Table H26.1, the percentage of all units with 1 vehicle was highest in District 3 (48.6%) and lowest in District 4 (39.9%). The percentage of units with 2 vehicles was highest in District 5 (29.8%) and lowest in District 3 (18.1%). The percentage of units with 3 vehicles was highest in District 5 (11.0%) and lowest in District 2 (3.8%). The percentage of units with 4 or more vehicles was highest in District 1 (4.9%) and lowest in District 2 (1.0%). The percentage of units with no vehicles was highest in District 2 (29.4%) and lowest in District 5 (10.7%).

Housing Characteristics

LFS 2017 Table H26.1

Labor Force Participation Measures
Table H26.1 Occupied Housing Units by Vehicles, 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.
Vehicles no vehicle 784 604 1,517 245 215 229 209
Vehicles 1 vehicle 1,854 976 2,684 448 916 433 318
Vehicles 2 vehicles 1,168 372 980 305 602 169 193
Vehicles 3 vehicles 313 79 262 88 222 59 44
Vehicles 4 or more 213 21 79 36 63 10
Percent within no vehicle 18.1% 29.4% 27.5% 21.8% 10.7% 25.4% 27.4%
Percent within 1 vehicle 42.8% 47.6% 48.6% 39.9% 45.4% 48.2% 41.7%
Percent within 2 vehicles 27.0% 18.1% 17.8% 27.2% 29.8% 18.7% 25.2%
Percent within 3 vehicles 7.2% 3.8% 4.7% 7.9% 11.0% 6.6% 5.7%
Percent within 4 or more 4.9% 1.0% 1.4% 3.2% 3.1% 1.1% 0.0%
Percent by no vehicle 20.6% 15.9% 39.9% 6.4% 5.7% 6.0% 5.5%
Percent by 1 vehicle 24.3% 12.8% 35.2% 5.9% 12.0% 5.7% 4.2%
Percent by 2 vehicles 30.8% 9.8% 25.9% 8.0% 15.9% 4.4% 5.1%
Percent by 3 vehicles 29.4% 7.4% 24.6% 8.3% 20.8% 5.5% 4.1%
Percent by 4 or more 50.4% 5.0% 18.7% 8.6% 15.0% 2.3% 0.0%

Housing Characteristics

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LFP 2017 H26.1