Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q5d. Now, comparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to the next fiscal year, please indicate which actions your jurisdiction has taken or is likely to take regarding reliance on "rainy day" funds.

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Thinking about the next fiscal year, which action has your jurisdiction taken or is likely to take regarding reliance on "rainy day" funds? Greatly Decrease 3% 0% 2% 1% 1%
Somewhat Decrease 15% 3% 9% 4% 4%
No Change 55% 68% 54% 56% 64%
Somewhat Increase 19% 13% 25% 17% 16%
Greatly Increase 0% 1% 2% 2% 1%
Not Applicable 7% 13% 8% 15% 12%
Don't Know 2% 2% 1% 4% 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
Thinking about the next fiscal year, which action has your jurisdiction taken or is likely to take regarding reliance on "rainy day" funds? Greatly Decrease 0% 0% 0% 2% 4% 1%
Somewhat Decrease 3% 4% 6% 7% 11% 4%
No Change 63% 67% 65% 57% 56% 64%
Somewhat Increase 14% 16% 17% 24% 14% 16%
Greatly Increase 1% 1% 0% 2% 1% 1%
Not Applicable 16% 11% 9% 7% 12% 12%
Don't Know 3% 1% 3% 2% 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
Thinking about the next fiscal year, which action has your jurisdiction taken or is likely to take regarding reliance on "rainy day" funds? Greatly Decrease 0% 0% 1% 1% 0% 2% 1%
Somewhat Decrease 2% 5% 3% 5% 5% 6% 4%
No Change 53% 68% 69% 61% 64% 64% 64%
Somewhat Increase 25% 14% 14% 17% 14% 13% 16%
Greatly Increase 1% 0% 0% 1% 3% 1% 1%
Not Applicable 16% 11% 12% 12% 11% 12% 12%
Don't Know 2% 1% 1% 3% 3% 1% 2%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.