Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q39c. To what extent, if any, would you say that ability to obtain external data regarding other jurisdictions is a problem that your jurisdiction has faced within the last 12 months in its use of performance data? (Among jurisdictions that reported using data)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
To what extent, if any, would you say that ability to obtain external data regarding other jurisdictions is a problem that your jurisdiction has faced within the last 12 months in its use of performance data? (Among jurisdictions that reported using data) A Significant Problem 10% 6% 6% 6% 6%
Somewhat of a Problem 31% 21% 37% 37% 28%
Not Much of a Problem 45% 37% 33% 30% 35%
Not a Problem at All 0% 19% 10% 17% 15%
Not Applicable 3% 15% 9% 5% 12%
Don't Know 11% 3% 5% 5% 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, if any, would you say that ability to obtain external data regarding other jurisdictions is a problem that your jurisdiction has faced within the last 12 months in its use of performance data? (Among jurisdictions that reported using data) A Significant Problem 2% 7% 6% 11% 4% 6%
Somewhat of a Problem 23% 26% 27% 34% 38% 28%
Not Much of a Problem 33% 32% 38% 39% 41% 35%
Not a Problem at All 23% 17% 12% 6% 6% 15%
Not Applicable 19% 13% 9% 6% 3% 12%
Don't Know 0% 5% 8% 4% 7% 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, if any, would you say that ability to obtain external data regarding other jurisdictions is a problem that your jurisdiction has faced within the last 12 months in its use of performance data? (Among jurisdictions that reported using data) A Significant Problem 6% 5% 7% 7% 5% 6% 6%
Somewhat of a Problem 15% 25% 28% 30% 30% 32% 28%
Not Much of a Problem 41% 38% 33% 31% 24% 41% 35%
Not a Problem at All 13% 20% 18% 8% 22% 10% 15%
Not Applicable 25% 9% 9% 21% 12% 7% 12%
Don't Know 0% 3% 5% 3% 8% 4% 4%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.