Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q4c: Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in your jurisdiction's amount of debt?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in your jurisdiction's amount of debt? Greatly Decreased 2% 2% 3% 1% 2%
Somewhat Decreased 20% 15% 26% 28% 19%
No Change 58% 49% 47% 45% 48%
Somewhat Increased 17% 7% 19% 16% 10%
Greatly Increased 2% 1% 6% 3% 2%
Not Applicable 2% 25% 0% 7% 17%
Don't Know 0% 1% 0% 1% 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
Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in your jurisdiction's amount of debt? Greatly Decreased 1% 2% 3% 4% 3% 2%
Somewhat Decreased 17% 18% 23% 21% 26% 19%
No Change 45% 50% 51% 53% 49% 48%
Somewhat Increased 9% 9% 14% 16% 18% 10%
Greatly Increased 2% 2% 4% 4% 1% 2%
Not Applicable 25% 19% 4% 2% 2% 17%
Don't Know 1% 1% 0% 0% 0% 1%
*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
Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in your jurisdiction's amount of debt? Greatly Decreased 1% 3% 0% 1% 3% 3% 2%
Somewhat Decreased 20% 17% 13% 14% 17% 31% 19%
No Change 47% 43% 50% 57% 51% 41% 48%
Somewhat Increased 13% 8% 9% 10% 9% 14% 10%
Greatly Increased 4% 1% 4% 1% 1% 3% 2%
Not Applicable 15% 26% 22% 14% 18% 9% 17%
Don't Know 0% 1% 0% 3% 1% 0% 1%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

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