LFP 2017 By Wall Material Type

LFP MEASURES BY WALL MATERIAL TYPE

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CNMI Total

Units with concrete block walls was 75.3% of all occupied housing units in the CNMI in 2017; units with poured concrete was 8.3%; units with metal walls was also 7.5%, and units with wood and/or other materials for walls was 8.8%. Combing concrete blocks and poured concrete, 83.7% of all occupied units in the CNMI had concrete walls.

By Island

The percentage of occupied units with concrete walls (block and poured concrete combined) was highest in Rota (88.6%), followed by Saipan (84.6%), and lowest in Tinian (64.4%). The percentage with tin Metal walls was highest in Tinian (14.4%), followed by Rota (7.6%) and lowest in Saipan (7.1%). Wood and other materials walls percentage was highest in Tinian (21.2%), followed by Saipan (8.3%) and lowest in Rota (3.8%).

By Saipan Districts

Within Saipan, units with concrete (concrete blocks and poured concrete combined) walls percentage was highest in District 5 (90.0%) followed by District 4 (86.8%), District 3 and District 1 (both 83.8%) and then District 2 (81.9%). Please see Chart H5.1 and Table H5.1 for detail.

Housing Characteristics

LFS 2017 Table H5.1

Labor Force Participation Measures
Table H5.1 Occupied Housing Units by Wall 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.
Wall Material Poured Concreate 405 59 425 33 395 27 48
Wall Material Concrete Blocks 3,225 1,620 4,201 940 1,422 552 629
Wall Material Metal 253 178 445 115 82 130 58
Wall Material Wood and/or other 449 194 451 34 120 191 29
Percent within Poured Concreate 9.3% 2.9% 7.7% 3.0% 19.5% 3.0% 6.3%
Percent within Concrete Blocks 74.4% 79.0% 76.1% 83.8% 70.5% 61.4% 82.2%
Percent within Metal 5.8% 8.7% 8.1% 10.2% 4.1% 14.4% 7.6%
Percent within Wood and/or other 10.4% 9.4% 8.2% 3.0% 5.9% 21.2% 3.8%
Percent by Concrete Blocks 29.1% 4.3% 30.5% 2.4% 28.3% 1.9% 3.5%
Percent by Metal 25.6% 12.9% 33.4% 7.5% 11.3% 4.4% 5.0%
Percent by Wood and/or other 20.1% 14.1% 35.3% 9.1% 6.5% 10.3% 4.6%

Housing Characteristics

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LFP 2017 H5.1