Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q36g. How would you rate the overall effectiveness of your jurisdiction’s use of performance data for improving government accountability and transparency? (Among jurisdictions that reported using data)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
How would you rate the overall effectiveness of your jurisdiction’s use of performance data for improving government accountability and transparency? (Among jurisdictions that reported using data) Very Effective 34% 32% 20% 37% 29%
Somewhat Effective 44% 51% 63% 44% 53%
Neither Effective nor Ineffective 22% 11% 9% 16% 12%
Somewhat Ineffective 0% 1% 5% 2% 2%
Very Ineffective 0% 1% 1% 2% 1%
Not Applicable 0% 2% 1% 0% 1%
Don't Know 0% 2% 1% 0% 1%
*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
How would you rate the overall effectiveness of your jurisdiction’s use of performance data for improving government accountability and transparency? (Among jurisdictions that reported using data) Very Effective 33% 31% 25% 21% 31% 29%
Somewhat Effective 48% 52% 53% 64% 54% 53%
Neither Effective nor Ineffective 12% 11% 16% 10% 12% 12%
Somewhat Ineffective 4% 1% 1% 3% 2% 2%
Very Ineffective 0% 1% 2% 0% 1% 1%
Not Applicable 1% 2% 3% 1% 0% 1%
Don't Know 1% 2% 0% 1% 0% 1%
*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
How would you rate the overall effectiveness of your jurisdiction’s use of performance data for improving government accountability and transparency? (Among jurisdictions that reported using data) Very Effective 27% 25% 39% 23% 33% 27% 29%
Somewhat Effective 52% 54% 47% 60% 50% 56% 53%
Neither Effective nor Ineffective 15% 17% 9% 13% 12% 10% 12%
Somewhat Ineffective 3% 3% 1% 2% 0% 4% 2%
Very Ineffective 0% 0% 2% 0% 0% 1% 1%
Not Applicable 0% 0% 1% 2% 4% 1% 1%
Don't Know 3% 1% 1% 0% 1% 1% 1%