LFP 2017 By Water Source

LFP MEASURES BY WATER SOURCE

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CNMI Total

Units getting water from a public system only was 85.3% of all occupied housing units in the CNMI in 2017; units getting water from a public system and cistern was 10.2%; units getting water from a cistern, tank or drums only was 3.1%, units getting water from other means was only 1.3%.

By Island

The percentage of units getting water from a public system only was highest in Tinian (98.7%), followed by Rota (93.1%), then Saipan (84.1%). The percentage getting water from both public system and cistern was relatively high in Saipan (11.2%) and lower in Rota (1.6%) and Tinian (0.9%). The percentage getting water from a cistern, tanks or drums only was relatively low: 3.3% in Saipan, 2.2% in Rota, and .04% in Tinian.

By Saipan Districts

Within Saipan, the percentage of all units getting water from a public system only was highest in District 5 (92.7%) and lowest in District 4 (46.7%). The percentage getting water from a public system and cistern was highest in District 4 (43.7%) and lowest in District 5 (3.3%). See Chart H15.1 and Table H15.1 for detail.

Housing Characteristics

LFS 2017 Table H15.1

Labor Force Participation Measures
Table H15.1 Occupied Housing Units by Water Source, 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.
Water Source A public system only 3,956 1,676 4,629 526 1,870 887 711
Water Source A public system and cistern 177 298 656 490 66 8 12
Water Source A cistern, tanks, or drums only 180 58 138 44 83 4 17
Water Source Some other source like an individual well
or spring
19 19 99 62 24
Percent within A public system only 91.3% 81.7% 83.8% 46.9% 92.7% 98.7% 93.1%
Percent within A public system and cistern 4.1% 14.6% 11.9% 43.7% 3.3% 0.9% 1.6%
Percent within A cistern, tanks, or drums only 4.1% 2.8% 2.5% 3.9% 4.1% 0.4% 2.2%
Percent within Some other source like an individual well
or spring
0.4% 0.9% 1.8% 5.5% 0.0% 0.0% 3.1%
Percent by A public system only 27.8% 11.8% 32.5% 3.7% 13.1% 6.2% 5.0%
Percent by A public system and cistern 10.4% 17.5% 38.4% 28.7% 3.8% 0.5% 0.7%
Percent by A cistern, tanks, or drums only 34.4% 11.0% 26.4% 8.3% 15.8% 0.7% 3.3%
Percent by Some other source like an individual well
or spring
8.6% 8.6% 44.2% 27.8% 0.0% 0.0% 10.8%

Housing Characteristics

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LFP 2017 H15.1