Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q40b. To the best of your knowledge, to what extent do the majority of your jurisdiction’s managers support or oppose your jurisdiction using performance data to guide decision-making? (Among jurisdictions that reported using data)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
To the best of your knowledge, to what extent do the majority of your jurisdiction’s managers support or oppose your jurisdiction using performance data to guide decision-making? (Among jurisdictions that reported using data) Strongly Support 25% 28% 43% 40% 34%
Somewhat Support 31% 21% 37% 32% 27%
Neither Support nor Oppose 26% 13% 14% 9% 13%
Somewhat Oppose 4% 1% 1% 0% 1%
Strongly Oppose 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Not Applicable 0% 34% 2% 18% 21%
Don't Know 15% 4% 3% 2% 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 the best of your knowledge, to what extent do the majority of your jurisdiction’s managers support or oppose your jurisdiction using performance data to guide decision-making? (Among jurisdictions that reported using data) Strongly Support 33% 33% 35% 34% 34% 34%
Somewhat Support 17% 26% 28% 33% 44% 27%
Neither Support nor Oppose 13% 10% 19% 17% 15% 13%
Somewhat Oppose 0% 1% 0% 3% 1% 1%
Strongly Oppose 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Not Applicable 34% 26% 14% 7% 2% 21%
Don't Know 2% 4% 5% 6% 5% 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 the best of your knowledge, to what extent do the majority of your jurisdiction’s managers support or oppose your jurisdiction using performance data to guide decision-making? (Among jurisdictions that reported using data) Strongly Support 36% 31% 38% 20% 43% 31% 34%
Somewhat Support 32% 23% 22% 21% 25% 37% 27%
Neither Support nor Oppose 9% 18% 11% 24% 9% 12% 13%
Somewhat Oppose 0% 1% 1% 4% 0% 1% 1%
Strongly Oppose 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Not Applicable 19% 22% 27% 29% 20% 13% 21%
Don't Know 3% 6% 1% 3% 4% 6% 4%