LFP Population Characteristics 2017 By Education

Labor Force Participation Survey 2017 Population Characteristics

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CNMI Total

Persons attending school was 32.1% of the total population in the CNMI in 2017.

By Island

The persons attending school’s percentage was higher in Saipan (32.7%) than in Tinian (26.7%) and in Rota (25.1%).

By Saipan Districts

The persons attending school’s percentage was highest in District 1 (38.8%) and lowest in District 3 (28.8%).

CNMI Total

Persons with high school diploma or GED was 47.4% of the 25 years and older population in the CNMI in 2017. Persons with some college or Associate’s degree was 20.2%; those with less than high school diploma was 16.9%; those with a Bachelor’s degree was 13.4%; and those with a Master’s and beyond was 2.1%.

By Island

The percentage of persons with high school diploma or GED was higher in Rota (54.0%) than in Tinian (47.2%) and in Saipan (47.1%). The percentage with some college or Associate’s was higher in Tinian (26.2%) than in Saipan (19.9%) and in Rota (17.9%). The percentage with a Bachelor’s was the same in Tinian and Saipan (both 13.5%) and was lower on Tinian (10.8%). The percentage with a Masters was practically the same in in all three islands. The percentage with less than high school diploma as higher in Saipan (17.3%) than in Tinian (14.3%) and in Rota (12.3%).

By Saipan Districts

The percentage of persons with high school diploma or GED was highest in District 4 (56.9%) and lowest in District 1 (44.6%); the percentage with some college and Associates was highest in District 5 (22.6%) and lowest in District 4 (14.8%); the percentage with a Bachelor’s was highest in District 2 (17.5%) and lowest in District 4 (8.0%); the percentage with a Master’s was highest in District 3 (3.0%) and lowest in District 2 (0.6%); and the percentage of persons with less than high school diploma was highest in District 1 (23.4%) and lowest in District 3 (11.9%).

Population Characteristics

LFS 2017 Table P9.1 Attending School by Island and by District : CNMI 2017 Fourth Qtr.

Attending School CNMI
Total
Saipan
Total
Saipan
Dist. 1
Saipan
Dist. 2
Saipan
Dist. 3
Saipan
Dist. 4
Saipan
Dist. 5
Tinian
Dist. 6
Rota
Dist. 7
Source: Labor Force Survey CNMI, 2017 4th Qrt.
Yes, public or private 16,768 15,548 5,595 2,101 4,378 1,271 2,203 700 520
No, has not attended since September 1, 2017 35,494 32,017 8,821 4,465 10,841 2,622 5,269 1,926 1,552



LFS 2017 Table P9.1 Attending School by Island and by District : CNMI 2017 Fourth Qtr. (Distribution Within)

Attending School CNMI
Total
Saipan
Total
Saipan
Dist. 1
Saipan
Dist. 2
Saipan
Dist. 3
Saipan
Dist. 4
Saipan
Dist. 5
Tinian
Dist. 6
Rota
Dist. 7
Source: Labor Force Survey CNMI, 2017 4th Qrt.
Yes, public or private 32.10% 32.70% 38.80% 32.00% 28.80% 32.60% 29.50% 26.70% 25.10%
No, has not attended since September 1, 2017 67.90% 67.30% 61.20% 68.00% 71.20% 67.40% 70.50% 73.30% 74.90%



LFS 2017 Table P9.1 Attending School by Island and by District : CNMI 2017 Fourth Qtr. (Distribution Amoung)

Attending School CNMI
Total
Saipan
Total
Saipan
Dist. 1
Saipan
Dist. 2
Saipan
Dist. 3
Saipan
Dist. 4
Saipan
Dist. 5
Tinian
Dist. 6
Rota
Dist. 7
Source: Labor Force Survey CNMI, 2017 4th Qrt.
Yes, public or private 100% 92.70% 33.40% 12.50% 26.10% 7.60% 13.10% 4.20% 3.10%
No, has not attended since September 1, 2017 100% 90.20% 24.90% 12.60% 30.50% 7.40% 14.80% 5.40% 4.40%



LFS 2017 Table P9.2 Educational Attainment by Island and by District: CNMI 2017 Fourth Qtr.

Educational Attainment CNMI
Total
Saipan
Total
Saipan
Dist. 1
Saipan
Dist. 2
Saipan
Dist. 3
Saipan
Dist. 4
Saipan
Dist. 5
Tinian
Dist. 6
Rota
Dist. 7
Universe: 25 yrs or over Source: Labor Force Survey CNMI, 2017 4th Qrt.
Less than HS Diploma 5,259 4,855 1,956 529 1,111 420 839 240 164
High School Diploma or GED 14,715 13,207 3,733 1,742 4,482 1,256 1,994 790 718
Some College or Associate’s 6,262 5,586 1,616 749 1,899 327 995 438 238
Bachelor’s degree 4,154 3,793 933 646 1,595 176 443 181 180
Master’s and Beyond 655 601 136 21 278 29 137 25 29



LFS 2017 Table P9.2 Educational Attainment by Island and by District: CNMI 2017 Fourth Qtr. (Distribution Within)

Educational Attainment CNMI
Total
Saipan
Total
Saipan
Dist. 1
Saipan
Dist. 2
Saipan
Dist. 3
Saipan
Dist. 4
Saipan
Dist. 5
Tinian
Dist. 6
Rota
Dist. 7
Universe: 25 yrs or over Source: Labor Force Survey CNMI, 2017 4th Qrt.
Less than HS Diploma 16.90% 17.30% 23.40% 14.30% 11.90% 19.00% 19.00% 14.30% 12.30%
High School Diploma or GED 47.40% 47.10% 44.60% 47.30% 47.90% 56.90% 45.20% 47.20% 54.00%
Some College or Associate’s 20.20% 19.90% 19.30% 20.30% 20.30% 14.80% 22.60% 26.20% 17.90%
Bachelor’s degree 13.40% 13.50% 11.10% 17.50% 17.00% 8.00% 10.10% 10.80% 13.50%
Master’s and Beyond 2.10% 2.10% 1.60% 0.60% 3.00% 1.30% 3.10% 1.50% 2.20%



LFS 2017 Table P9.2 Educational Attainment by Island and by District: CNMI 2017 Fourth Qtr. (Distribution Amoung)

Educational Attainment CNMI
Total
Saipan
Total
Saipan
Dist. 1
Saipan
Dist. 2
Saipan
Dist. 3
Saipan
Dist. 4
Saipan
Dist. 5
Tinian
Dist. 6
Rota
Dist. 7
Universe: 25 yrs or over Source: Labor Force Survey CNMI, 2017 4th Qrt.
Less than HS Diploma 100% 92.30% 37.20% 10.10% 21.10% 8.00% 16.00% 4.60% 3.10%
High School Diploma or GED 100% 89.80% 25.40% 11.80% 30.50% 8.50% 13.60% 5.40% 4.90%
Some College or Associate’s 100% 89.20% 25.80% 12.00% 30.30% 5.20% 15.90% 7.00% 3.80%
Bachelor’s degree 100% 91.30% 22.40% 15.50% 38.40% 4.20% 10.70% 4.40% 4.30%
Master’s and Beyond 100% 91.70% 20.80% 3.20% 42.40% 4.40% 20.90% 3.80% 4.40%

Population Characteristics

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