Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q9. How likely is it that your jurisdiction will introduce either a defined contribution plan or a hybrid plan (plans that combine features of both defined benefit and defined contribution plans for an individual employee) for its current personnel 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 40% 8% 26% 18% 17%
Somewhat Likely 19% 8% 26% 31% 18%
Somewhat Unlikely 16% 8% 19% 7% 12%
Very Unlikely 21% 61% 17% 28% 40%
Don't Know 4% 15% 12% 16% 14%
*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
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 11% 13% 24% 37% 20% 17%
Somewhat Likely 14% 21% 11% 25% 20% 18%
Somewhat Unlikely 15% 8% 9% 3% 32% 12%
Very Unlikely 45% 40% 45% 29% 22% 40%
Don't Know 16% 18% 10% 6% 5% 14%
*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
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% 5% 7% 29% 13% 24% 17%
Somewhat Likely 6% 25% 7% 17% 33% 21% 18%
Somewhat Unlikely 19% 5% 10% 3% 19% 12% 12%
Very Unlikely 43% 49% 64% 29% 24% 32% 40%
Don't Know 11% 16% 11% 21% 12% 11% 14%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.