Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2013 Data Tables

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Q13. Does your jurisdiction have unfunded fiscal obligations as a result of providing retirement health care or other post-employment benefits? (Among those jurisdictions reporting offering health care or other retirement benefits)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Does your jurisdiction have unfunded fiscal obligations as a result of providing retirement health care or other post-employment benefits? (Among those jurisdictions reporting offering health care or other retirement benefits) Yes 73% 36% 70% 51% 59%
No 22% 56% 25% 45% 36%
Don't Know 5% 9% 5% 4% 6%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
Does your jurisdiction have unfunded fiscal obligations as a result of providing retirement health care or other post-employment benefits? (Among those jurisdictions reporting offering health care or other retirement benefits) Yes 20% 54% 57% 72% 74% 59%
No 65% 43% 37% 24% 22% 36%
Don't Know 15% 4% 5% 4% 4% 6%
*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
Does your jurisdiction have unfunded fiscal obligations as a result of providing retirement health care or other post-employment benefits? (Among those jurisdictions reporting offering health care or other retirement benefits) Yes 43% 36% 61% 51% 49% 72% 59%
No 54% 49% 39% 41% 44% 23% 36%
Don't Know 3% 15% 0% 8% 7% 5% 6%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.