Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q34f. Please identify the extent to which, overall, your jurisdiction uses measures on contracted services (measures of inputs, workload, etc., on services that your jurisdiction contracts out from private firms, nonprofits, or other governments) 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 on contracted services (measures of inputs, workload, etc., on services that your jurisdiction contracts out from private firms, nonprofits, or other governments) regarding your internal operations (or operations you contract out). (Among jurisdictions that reported collecting internal data and using data) Extensively 17% 16% 22% 28% 19%
Somewhat 43% 53% 60% 48% 54%
Not At All 21% 25% 14% 20% 21%
Don’t Know 18% 6% 4% 4% 6%
*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 on contracted services (measures of inputs, workload, etc., on services that your jurisdiction contracts out from private firms, nonprofits, or other governments) regarding your internal operations (or operations you contract out). (Among jurisdictions that reported collecting internal data and using data) Extensively 23% 16% 18% 22% 19% 19%
Somewhat 49% 57% 53% 50% 61% 54%
Not At All 22% 20% 26% 25% 11% 21%
Don’t Know 6% 7% 3% 3% 9% 6%
*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 on contracted services (measures of inputs, workload, etc., on services that your jurisdiction contracts out from private firms, nonprofits, or other governments) regarding your internal operations (or operations you contract out). (Among jurisdictions that reported collecting internal data and using data) Extensively 21% 16% 21% 17% 21% 19% 19%
Somewhat 57% 52% 57% 55% 48% 56% 54%
Not At All 16% 24% 19% 20% 21% 23% 21%
Don’t Know 6% 8% 4% 8% 11% 2% 6%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.