LFP 2017 By Roof Material Type

LFP MEASURES BY ROOF MATERIAL TYPE

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CNMI Total

Units with concrete roof was 56.5% of all occupied housing units in the CNMI in 2017; units with metal roof was 41.8%; while units with wood, thatch, and/or other material roof was 2.0%.

By Island

The percentage of occupied units with concrete roof was highest in Rota (66.7%), followed by Saipan (56.5%), then Tinian (56.2%). The percentage of units with metal roof was highest in Saipan (41.8%), followed by Tinian (40.0%), then Rota (25.5%). The percentage of units with wood, thatch, or other material roof was highest in Rota (7.9%), followed by Tinian (3.9%), then Saipan (1.6%).

By Saipan Districts

Within Saipan, units with concrete roof percentage was highest in District 5 (72.9%) followed by District 4 and District 3 (both 57.0%), District 1 (53.0%) and then District 2 (46.6%). Units with metal roof percentage was highest in District 2 (52.4%), followed by District 1 (44.6%), District 4 (43.4%), District 3 (41.9%), then District 5 (23.9%). See Chart H6.1 and Table H6.1 for detail.

Housing Characteristics

LFS 2017 Table H6.1

Labor Force Participation Measures
Table H6.1 Occupied Housing Units by Roof Material Type, 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.
Roof Material Poured Concreate 2,297 956 3,147 634 1,472 505 509
Roof Material Metal 1,933 1,075 2,316 487 483 359 195
Roof Material Wood, thatch, other 103 19 59 63 35 60
Percent within Poured Concreate 53.0% 46.6% 57.0% 56.6% 72.9% 56.2% 66.6%
Percent within Metal 44.6% 52.4% 41.9% 43.4% 23.9% 40.0% 25.5%
Percent within Wood, thatch, other 2.4% 0.9% 1.1% 0.0% 3.1% 3.9% 7.9%
Percent by Poured Concreate 24.1% 10.0% 33.1% 6.7% 15.5% 5.3% 5.3%
Percent by Metal 28.2% 15.7% 33.8% 7.1% 7.1% 5.2% 2.9%
Percent by Wood, thatch, other 30.3% 5.7% 17.3% 0.0% 18.7% 10.2% 17.8%

Housing Characteristics

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LFP 2017 H6.1