Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q5j: Thinking about the next fiscal year, which action has your jurisdiction taken or is likely to take regarding the amount of debt?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Thinking about the next fiscal year, which action has your jurisdiction taken or is likely to take regarding the amount of debt? Greatly Decrease 2% 1% 1% 1% 1%
Somewhat Decrease 16% 11% 22% 25% 15%
No Change 65% 49% 45% 47% 49%
Somewhat Increase 16% 8% 25% 13% 12%
Greatly Increase 0% 1% 5% 4% 2%
Not Applicable 2% 26% 0% 10% 19%
Don't Know 0% 2% 2% 0% 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
Thinking about the next fiscal year, which action has your jurisdiction taken or is likely to take regarding the amount of debt? Greatly Decrease 1% 1% 4% 2% 2% 1%
Somewhat Decrease 15% 13% 18% 15% 26% 15%
No Change 45% 50% 51% 56% 55% 49%
Somewhat Increase 8% 12% 19% 20% 15% 12%
Greatly Increase 3% 2% 2% 3% 0% 2%
Not Applicable 26% 21% 6% 2% 1% 19%
Don't Know 3% 2% 1% 2% 1% 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
Thinking about the next fiscal year, which action has your jurisdiction taken or is likely to take regarding the amount of debt? Greatly Decrease 1% 2% 1% 0% 1% 3% 1%
Somewhat Decrease 18% 13% 10% 13% 14% 24% 15%
No Change 40% 47% 49% 57% 51% 45% 49%
Somewhat Increase 19% 8% 10% 10% 12% 16% 12%
Greatly Increase 3% 1% 4% 1% 2% 2% 2%
Not Applicable 18% 26% 26% 16% 19% 9% 19%
Don't Know 1% 3% 1% 2% 2% 1% 2%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

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