Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2012 Data Tables

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Q21c: In the next fiscal year, how likely is it that your jurisdiction will utilize early retirement incentives or buyouts?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
In the next fiscal year, how likely is it that your jurisdiction will utilize early retirement incentives or buyouts? Very Likely 1% 1% 5% 1% 2%
Somewhat Likely 9% 1% 14% 3% 4%
Neither Likely nor Unlikely 21% 13% 23% 17% 15%
Somewhat Unlikely 15% 3% 13% 8% 6%
Very Unlikely 48% 25% 40% 50% 32%
Not Applicable 0% 56% 1% 20% 40%
Don't know 6% 1% 4% 2% 2%
*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
In the next fiscal year, how likely is it that your jurisdiction will utilize early retirement incentives or buyouts? Very Likely 1% 2% 2% 3% 5% 2%
Somewhat Likely 1% 3% 8% 13% 8% 4%
Neither Likely nor Unlikely 11% 16% 21% 19% 20% 15%
Somewhat Unlikely 3% 4% 8% 13% 15% 6%
Very Unlikely 29% 27% 41% 46% 46% 32%
Not Applicable 53% 46% 18% 2% 1% 40%
Don't know 2% 2% 2% 3% 5% 2%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Region of Michigan Crosstabulation
% within Region of Michigan
  MI regions based on State of the State Survey Total
Upper Peninsula Northern Lower Peninsula West Central Lower Peninsula East Central Lower Peninsula Southwest Lower Peninsula Southeast Lower Peninsula
In the next fiscal year, how likely is it that your jurisdiction will utilize early retirement incentives or buyouts? Very Likely 2% 0% 3% 2% 1% 3% 2%
Somewhat Likely 3% 3% 2% 2% 5% 8% 4%
Neither Likely nor Unlikely 17% 10% 15% 17% 16% 17% 15%
Somewhat Unlikely 3% 3% 6% 3% 6% 12% 6%
Very Unlikely 34% 29% 29% 26% 36% 37% 32%
Not Applicable 40% 52% 44% 48% 34% 21% 40%
Don't know 1% 3% 2% 1% 2% 3% 2%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

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