Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q4n. 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 number of employees that work 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 number of employees that work for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 4% 0% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 13% 3% 29% 10% 8%
No Change 80% 84% 57% 78% 79%
Somewhat Increased 7% 7% 10% 10% 8%
Greatly Increased 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Not Applicable 0% 6% 0% 2% 4%
Don't Know 0% 0% 0% 1% 0%
*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 number of employees that work for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 2% 1% 3% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 4% 8% 12% 16% 25% 8%
No Change 84% 81% 74% 66% 58% 79%
Somewhat Increased 4% 8% 11% 17% 15% 8%
Greatly Increased 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Not Applicable 8% 3% 0% 0% 0% 4%
Don't Know 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
*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 number of employees that work for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 2% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 9% 5% 8% 6% 8% 15% 8%
No Change 80% 81% 82% 79% 80% 71% 79%
Somewhat Increased 5% 7% 7% 5% 9% 13% 8%
Greatly Increased 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Not Applicable 6% 6% 3% 10% 2% 0% 4%
Don't Know 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.