Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Fall 2016 Data Tables

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Q22d. To what extent do you agree or disagree that citizens in your jurisdiction want access to information about the government's finances and operations?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
To what extent do you agree or disagree that citizens in your jurisdiction want access to information about the government’s finances and operations? Strongly Agree 16% 8% 12% 11% 10%
Somewhat Agree 25% 28% 27% 23% 27%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 33% 35% 29% 35% 34%
Somewhat Disagree 21% 19% 24% 17% 20%
Strongly Disagree 5% 6% 6% 8% 6%
Don't Know 0% 4% 2% 6% 4%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Category Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
To what extent do you agree or disagree that citizens in your jurisdiction want access to information about the government’s finances and operations? Strongly Agree 9% 8% 9% 10% 24% 10%
Somewhat Agree 23% 30% 26% 29% 34% 27%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 36% 33% 32% 36% 25% 34%
Somewhat Disagree 19% 21% 20% 19% 17% 20%
Strongly Disagree 8% 5% 11% 6% 0% 6%
Don't Know 6% 3% 2% 1% 0% 4%
*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
To what extent do you agree or disagree that citizens in your jurisdiction want access to information about the government’s finances and operations? Strongly Agree 7% 14% 9% 6% 9% 13% 10%
Somewhat Agree 37% 25% 27% 22% 25% 30% 27%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 30% 34% 33% 38% 33% 33% 34%
Somewhat Disagree 15% 17% 21% 22% 24% 16% 20%
Strongly Disagree 7% 5% 8% 7% 6% 5% 6%
Don't Know 4% 4% 2% 5% 3% 3% 4%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.