Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q4m. Comparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether — in your opinion — there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year to the general government operations needs for your jurisdiction.

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in the general government operations needs for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 4% 1% 1% 1% 1%
No Change 44% 67% 45% 49% 60%
Somewhat Increased 49% 25% 49% 42% 32%
Greatly Increased 4% 2% 4% 4% 2%
Not Applicable 0% 2% 0% 1% 1%
Don't Know 0% 3% 0% 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
Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in the general government operations needs for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 1% 2% 1% 2% 1% 1%
No Change 64% 61% 56% 49% 52% 60%
Somewhat Increased 27% 32% 38% 47% 40% 32%
Greatly Increased 2% 1% 3% 2% 7% 2%
Not Applicable 2% 1% 2% 0% 0% 1%
Don't Know 4% 3% 1% 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
Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in the general government operations needs for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 3% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1%
No Change 58% 59% 57% 67% 59% 60% 60%
Somewhat Increased 32% 34% 33% 27% 33% 35% 32%
Greatly Increased 3% 2% 3% 2% 3% 3% 2%
Not Applicable 2% 1% 2% 1% 0% 1% 1%
Don't Know 1% 3% 3% 3% 4% 0% 2%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.