Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q22. Some local jurisdictions are moving to formal multi-year budgeting, rather than the traditional single-year budgeting. Others are not. Does your jurisdiction adopt single-year budgets or multi-year budgets?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Does your jurisdiction adopt single-year budgets or multi-year budgets? Single-year 84% 96% 77% 90% 92%
Two-year 6% 1% 9% 4% 3%
Three-year 7% 1% 7% 4% 3%
Don't Know 0% 0% 1% 1% 1%
Other 3% 1% 5% 2% 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
Does your jurisdiction adopt single-year budgets or multi-year budgets? Single-year 95% 95% 88% 84% 63% 92%
Two-year 2% 2% 5% 9% 12% 3%
Three-year 1% 2% 2% 2% 14% 3%
Don't Know 1% 0% 0% 1% 0% 1%
Other 1% 1% 5% 4% 11% 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
Does your jurisdiction adopt single-year budgets or multi-year budgets? Single-year 96% 95% 91% 94% 94% 81% 92%
Two-year 2% 2% 3% 1% 3% 8% 3%
Three-year 1% 2% 3% 1% 1% 6% 3%
Don't Know 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 0% 1%
Other 1% 0% 2% 2% 1% 4% 2%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.