LFP Population Characteristics 2017 By Difficulties

Labor Force Participation Survey 2017 Population Characteristics

HearingSeeingConditionsWalking/ClimbingBathing/DressingDoing ErrandsTable DataCharts and Figures Data
CNMI Total

Persons with difficulty hearing (deaf) was 2.2% of the CNMI population in 2017.

By Island

The deaf percentage was higher in Rota (3.9%) than in Saipan (2.1%) and in Tinian (1.8%).

By Saipan Districts

The deaf percentage was highest in District 2 (2.7%) and lowest in District 4 (1.6%).

CNMI Total

Persons with difficulty seeing (blind) was 2.3% of the CNMI’s population in 2017.

By Island

The blind percentage was higher in Rota (5.6%) than in Tinian (4.5%) and in Saipan (2.1%).

By Saipan Districts

The blind percentage was highest in District 5 (4.0%) and lowest in District 4.

CNMI Total

Persons with a physical, mental, or emotional condition causing serious difficulty concentrating, remembering, or making decisions was 1.5% of the CNMI’s population in 2017.

By Island

The percentage of population with a physical, mental, or emotional condition causing serious difficulty concentrating, remembering, or making decisions was higher in Rota (4.0%) than in Saipan (1.4%) and in Tinian (1.1%).

By Saipan Districts

The percentage of population with a physical, mental, or emotional condition causing serious difficulty concentrating, remembering, or making decisions was highest in District 5 (3.3%) and lowest in District 2 and 3 (both 0.9%).

CNMI Total

Persons with difficulty climbing stairs was 2.6% of the CNMI’s population in 2017.

By Island

The persons with difficulty climbing stairs percentage was higher in Rota (6.0%) than in Saipan (2.5%) and in Tinian (1.5%).

By Saipan Districts

The persons with difficulty climbing stairs percentage was highest in District 5 (5.1%) and lowest in District 3 (1.2%).

CNMI Total

Persons with difficulty bathing or dressing was 1.2% of the CNMI’s population in 2017.

By Island

The persons with difficulty bathing or dressing percentage was relatively higher in Rota (1.4%) than in Saipan (1.3%) and in Tinian (0.2%).

By Saipan Districts

The persons with difficulty bathing or dressing percentage was highest in District 5 (2.5%) and lowest in District 2 (0.3%).

CNMI Total

Persons with difficulty doing errands was 1.7% of the CNMI’s population in 2017.

By Island

The persons with difficulty doing errands percentage was relatively higher in Rota (2.2%) than in Saipan (1.7%) and in Tinian (1.0%).

By Saipan Districts

The persons with difficulty doing errands percentage was highest in District 5 (4.1%) and lowest in District 2 (0.3%).

Population Characteristics
Difficulty Hearing (Deaf)
Difficulty Seeing (Blind)
Physical, Mental, or Emotional Condition
Difficulty Walking or Climbing Stairs
Difficulty Bathing or Dressing
Difficulty Doing Errands
Population Characteristics

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