Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q40d. To the best of your knowledge, to what extent do the majority of your jurisdiction’s citizens 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 citizens support or oppose your jurisdiction using performance data to guide decision-making? (Among jurisdictions that reported using data) Strongly Support 4% 18% 12% 15% 15%
Somewhat Support 41% 32% 34% 32% 33%
Neither Support nor Oppose 28% 32% 35% 39% 33%
Somewhat Oppose 4% 2% 1% 0% 1%
Strongly Oppose 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Don't Know 23% 17% 18% 14% 17%
*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 citizens support or oppose your jurisdiction using performance data to guide decision-making? (Among jurisdictions that reported using data) Strongly Support 18% 19% 10% 10% 10% 15%
Somewhat Support 33% 30% 31% 34% 44% 33%
Neither Support nor Oppose 34% 33% 42% 31% 28% 33%
Somewhat Oppose 0% 2% 1% 3% 0% 1%
Strongly Oppose 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Don't Know 14% 16% 16% 23% 18% 17%
*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 citizens support or oppose your jurisdiction using performance data to guide decision-making? (Among jurisdictions that reported using data) Strongly Support 14% 12% 18% 10% 20% 14% 15%
Somewhat Support 41% 37% 32% 27% 30% 35% 33%
Neither Support nor Oppose 30% 31% 35% 41% 29% 34% 33%
Somewhat Oppose 0% 4% 0% 4% 2% 0% 1%
Strongly Oppose 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Don't Know 15% 16% 15% 19% 19% 17% 17%