Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2014 Data Tables

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Q10. Does your jurisdiction currently contract out any services or governmental operations, or has it in the past? This could include privatization of service to the public such as for parks and recreation or for the jurisdiction's internal operations such as attorney/legal services or administrative functions.

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Does your jurisdiction currently contract out any services or governmental operations, or has it in the past? Yes, currently do 71% 61% 83% 66% 65%
Yes, did in the past, but not currently 2% 3% 2% 2% 3%
No, never 26% 30% 14% 24% 27%
Don't Know 1% 6% 2% 8% 5%
*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 currently contract out any services or governmental operations, or has it in the past? Yes, currently do 52% 68% 76% 87% 84% 65%
Yes, did in the past, but not currently 4% 3% 1% 2% 1% 3%
No, never 35% 25% 21% 11% 13% 27%
Don't Know 9% 4% 2% 1% 1% 5%
*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 currently contract out any services or governmental operations, or has it in the past? Yes, currently do 51% 66% 59% 61% 70% 80% 65%
Yes, did in the past, but not currently 6% 3% 3% 3% 1% 2% 3%
No, never 36% 27% 30% 30% 23% 16% 27%
Don't Know 7% 4% 8% 6% 7% 2% 5%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.