Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q12d. We'd like to get a sense of your satisfaction with your jurisdiction's privatization efforts in general. We know that different efforts yield different results, but overall, would you say you have been generally satisfied or dissatisfied with your government's privatization efforts to date in terms of responsiveness of contractor(s)?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Overall, would you say you have been generally satisfied or dissatisfied with your government's privatization efforts to date in terms of responsiveness of contractor(s)? (Among those jurisdictions that reported privatizing services or operations now or in the past) Very Satisfied 39% 42% 30% 33% 39%
Somewhat Satisfied 43% 35% 47% 42% 39%
Neither Satisfied nor Dissatisfied 13% 16% 17% 17% 16%
Somewhat Dissatisfied 5% 3% 6% 4% 4%
Very Dissatisfied 0% 1% 0% 1% 1%
Don't Know 0% 2% 0% 4% 2%
*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
Overall, would you say you have been generally satisfied or dissatisfied with your government's privatization efforts to date in terms of responsiveness of contractor(s)? (Among those jurisdictions that reported privatizing services or operations now or in the past) Very Satisfied 33% 41% 43% 39% 43% 39%
Somewhat Satisfied 37% 38% 40% 42% 40% 39%
Neither Satisfied nor Dissatisfied 21% 15% 12% 14% 13% 16%
Somewhat Dissatisfied 3% 4% 4% 6% 4% 4%
Very Dissatisfied 2% 0% 1% 0% 0% 1%
Don't Know 3% 2% 0% 0% 0% 2%
*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
Overall, would you say you have been generally satisfied or dissatisfied with your government's privatization efforts to date in terms of responsiveness of contractor(s)? (Among those jurisdictions that reported privatizing services or operations now or in the past) Very Satisfied 30% 35% 43% 38% 36% 44% 39%
Somewhat Satisfied 39% 42% 46% 33% 39% 35% 39%
Neither Satisfied nor Dissatisfied 21% 14% 8% 21% 21% 15% 16%
Somewhat Dissatisfied 5% 6% 3% 3% 2% 5% 4%
Very Dissatisfied 1% 1% 0% 2% 1% 0% 1%
Don't Know 3% 1% 1% 4% 1% 1% 2%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.