Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q17b. Whether or not your jurisdiction is currently engaged in privatization efforts, in your view, how do the following people and groups in your jurisdiction feel about your government's current overall level of privatization of services and operations, or lack thereof? Do you personally think there is currently too much, the right amount, or not enough privatization by your government?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Do you personally think there is currently too much, the right amount, or not enough privatization by your government? Too Much 3% 4% 4% 4% 4%
The Right Amount 65% 69% 66% 73% 69%
Not Enough 28% 9% 26% 10% 12%
Don't Know 4% 18% 4% 13% 15%
*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
Do you personally think there is currently too much, the right amount, or not enough privatization by your government? Too Much 4% 4% 3% 7% 1% 4%
The Right Amount 67% 72% 67% 65% 70% 69%
Not Enough 8% 10% 23% 25% 26% 12%
Don't Know 21% 14% 7% 3% 3% 15%
*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
Do you personally think there is currently too much, the right amount, or not enough privatization by your government? Too Much 5% 5% 4% 3% 3% 4% 4%
The Right Amount 57% 71% 71% 69% 73% 68% 69%
Not Enough 19% 11% 10% 7% 10% 20% 12%
Don't Know 19% 13% 15% 22% 13% 7% 15%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.