Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q4d. Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in your jurisdiction's ability to repay its 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 ability to repay its debt? Greatly Decreased 1% 1% 1% 1% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 7% 3% 12% 8% 5%
No Change 70% 59% 67% 69% 62%
Somewhat Increased 16% 10% 17% 13% 12%
Greatly Increased 3% 2% 2% 1% 2%
Not Applicable 3% 26% 1% 8% 19%
Don't Know 0% 1% 0% 0% 0%
*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 ability to repay its debt? Greatly Decreased 1% 1% 0% 2% 0% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 5% 6% 7% 2% 3% 5%
No Change 59% 59% 71% 71% 71% 62%
Somewhat Increased 9% 12% 11% 16% 22% 12%
Greatly Increased 1% 1% 1% 4% 2% 2%
Not Applicable 24% 21% 10% 4% 2% 19%
Don't Know 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 0%
*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 ability to repay its debt? Greatly Decreased 1% 1% 0% 0% 0% 1% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 3% 4% 6% 8% 4% 4% 5%
No Change 63% 61% 58% 66% 61% 63% 62%
Somewhat Increased 18% 7% 10% 7% 13% 18% 12%
Greatly Increased 1% 4% 0% 1% 2% 3% 2%
Not Applicable 16% 24% 25% 17% 18% 11% 19%
Don't Know 0% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 0%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.