Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Fall 2013 Data Tables

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Q6g. In general, to what extent do you support or oppose increasing the cost of water for households and businesses to encourage consumers to use less water?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
In general, to what extent do you support or oppose increasing the cost of water for households and businesses to encourage consumers to use less water? Strongly Support 6% 3% 4% 8% 4%
Somewhat Support 13% 16% 23% 19% 17%
Somewhat Oppose 45% 39% 39% 37% 39%
Strongly Oppose 31% 33% 30% 26% 32%
Don't Know 6% 9% 5% 10% 8%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
In general, to what extent do you support or oppose increasing the cost of water for households and businesses to encourage consumers to use less water? Strongly Support 5% 2% 4% 2% 8% 4%
Somewhat Support 17% 18% 19% 16% 11% 17%
Somewhat Oppose 40% 39% 35% 29% 50% 39%
Strongly Oppose 30% 31% 35% 44% 27% 32%
Don't Know 8% 10% 6% 9% 5% 8%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Region of Michigan Crosstabulation
% within Region of Michigan
  Region of Michigan Total
Upper Peninsula Northern Lower Peninsula West Central Lower Peninsula East Central Lower Peninsula Southwest Lower Peninsula Southeast Lower Peninsula
In general, to what extent do you support or oppose increasing the cost of water for households and businesses to encourage consumers to use less water? Strongly Support 6% 5% 2% 3% 6% 3% 4%
Somewhat Support 15% 22% 18% 16% 17% 13% 17%
Somewhat Oppose 39% 32% 39% 47% 39% 37% 39%
Strongly Oppose 32% 31% 33% 25% 31% 39% 32%
Don't Know 8% 10% 8% 9% 7% 9% 8%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.