Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q4o. 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 pay rates for your jurisdiction's employee wages and salaries.

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 pay rates for your jurisdiction's employee wages and salaries? Greatly Decreased 1% 0% 2% 1% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 2% 1% 5% 5% 2%
No Change 27% 51% 40% 40% 47%
Somewhat Increased 70% 43% 53% 51% 46%
Greatly Increased 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Not Applicable 0% 5% 0% 3% 3%
Don't Know 0% 1% 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 pay rates for your jurisdiction's employee wages and salaries? Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 1% 0% 3% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 2% 1% 1% 5% 4% 2%
No Change 52% 48% 42% 32% 34% 47%
Somewhat Increased 38% 47% 57% 63% 58% 46%
Greatly Increased 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Not Applicable 6% 3% 0% 0% 0% 3%
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 pay rates for your jurisdiction's employee wages and salaries? Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 2% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 2% 2% 2% 1% 2% 2% 2%
No Change 44% 46% 47% 52% 45% 47% 47%
Somewhat Increased 50% 46% 48% 39% 48% 49% 46%
Greatly Increased 0% 0% 0% 1% 1% 0% 0%
Not Applicable 4% 5% 3% 7% 2% 0% 3%
Don't Know 0% 1% 0% 0% 2% 0% 0%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.