Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Fall 2017 Data Tables

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Q34c. Please identify the extent to which, overall, your jurisdiction uses measures of efficiency or unit cost (such as cost per fire run, cost of providing trash collection services per capita, etc.) regarding your internal operations (or operations you contract out). (Among jurisdictions that reported collecting internal data and using data)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Please identify the extent to which, overall, your jurisdiction uses measures of efficiency or unit cost (such as cost per fire run, cost of providing trash collection services per capita, etc.) regarding your internal operations (or operations you contract out). (Among jurisdictions that reported collecting internal data and using data) Extensively 18% 24% 24% 34% 25%
Somewhat 45% 66% 61% 42% 60%
Not At All 18% 10% 11% 20% 12%
Don’t Know 19% 1% 4% 4% 3%
*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
Please identify the extent to which, overall, your jurisdiction uses measures of efficiency or unit cost (such as cost per fire run, cost of providing trash collection services per capita, etc.) regarding your internal operations (or operations you contract out). (Among jurisdictions that reported collecting internal data and using data) Extensively 29% 24% 19% 23% 27% 25%
Somewhat 60% 62% 61% 63% 51% 60%
Not At All 11% 13% 13% 10% 13% 12%
Don’t Know 1% 1% 7% 4% 10% 3%
*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
Please identify the extent to which, overall, your jurisdiction uses measures of efficiency or unit cost (such as cost per fire run, cost of providing trash collection services per capita, etc.) regarding your internal operations (or operations you contract out). (Among jurisdictions that reported collecting internal data and using data) Extensively 16% 18% 23% 40% 30% 24% 25%
Somewhat 78% 61% 68% 47% 47% 62% 60%
Not At All 0% 18% 9% 9% 19% 11% 12%
Don’t Know 6% 3% 0% 4% 4% 4% 3%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.