Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q9: If currently offering only a defined benefit plan, how likely is it that your jurisdiction will introduce either a defined contribution plan or a hybrid plan for its employees and/or new hires within the next 12 months?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
If currently offering only a defined benefit plan, how likely is it that your jurisdiction will introduce either a defined contribution plan or a hybrid plan for its employees and/or new hires within the next 12 months? Very Likely 17% 5% 29% 15% 14%
Somewhat Likely 27% 1% 22% 14% 11%
Neither Likely nor Unlikely 9% 14% 16% 20% 15%
Somewhat Unlikely 17% 7% 16% 0% 9%
Very Unlikely 19% 54% 7% 44% 36%
Don't Know 11% 20% 10% 8% 14%
*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
If currently offering only a defined benefit plan, how likely is it that your jurisdiction will introduce either a defined contribution plan or a hybrid plan for its employees and/or new hires within the next 12 months? Very Likely 10% 13% 12% 11% 47% 14%
Somewhat Likely 2% 12% 15% 25% 23% 11%
Neither Likely nor Unlikely 17% 17% 15% 7% 11% 15%
Somewhat Unlikely 2% 8% 16% 23% 14% 9%
Very Unlikely 50% 36% 29% 26% 5% 36%
Don't Know 20% 14% 13% 10% 0% 14%
*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
If currently offering only a defined benefit plan, how likely is it that your jurisdiction will introduce either a defined contribution plan or a hybrid plan for its employees and/or new hires within the next 12 months? Very Likely 21% 8% 2% 10% 17% 22% 14%
Somewhat Likely 13% 7% 3% 15% 17% 14% 11%
Neither Likely nor Unlikely 9% 27% 14% 19% 13% 10% 15%
Somewhat Unlikely 8% 10% 8% 3% 6% 17% 9%
Very Unlikely 31% 31% 57% 32% 47% 24% 36%
Don't Know 18% 18% 16% 21% 0% 12% 14%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

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