Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2013 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 29% 15% 30% 29% 20%
No Change 50% 50% 42% 43% 48%
Somewhat Increased 16% 7% 21% 16% 11%
Greatly Increased 1% 2% 4% 4% 3%
Not Applicable 1% 22% 1% 6% 16%
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 Size 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% 3% 1% 3% 5% 2%
Somewhat Decreased 17% 18% 16% 31% 34% 20%
No Change 48% 47% 52% 51% 45% 48%
Somewhat Increased 9% 10% 19% 9% 13% 11%
Greatly Increased 3% 3% 3% 3% 1% 3%
Not Applicable 21% 18% 8% 3% 1% 16%
Don't Know 1% 2% 0% 1% 0% 1%
*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
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% 0% 3% 2% 3% 3% 2%
Somewhat Decreased 20% 20% 17% 20% 13% 27% 20%
No Change 47% 53% 45% 46% 53% 46% 48%
Somewhat Increased 15% 6% 9% 12% 10% 13% 11%
Greatly Increased 4% 2% 3% 2% 3% 3% 3%
Not Applicable 12% 18% 20% 17% 17% 9% 16%
Don't Know 0% 0% 3% 1% 1% 0% 1%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.