Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2015 Data Tables

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Q16a. Do you think your jurisdiction should be providing retirement income benefits to current and/or retired employees? (Among those jurisdictions that reported not offering any kind of retirement income benefits)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Do you think your jurisdiction should be providing retirement income benefits to current and/or retired employees? (Among those jurisdictions that reported not offering any kind of retirement income benefits) Yes * 5% 20% 14% 7%
No * 72% 69% 70% 72%
Not Applicable * 19% 11% 11% 18%
Don't Know * 4% 0% 5% 4%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.


*All counties reported offering some kind of retirement income benefits to their current or former employees and/or elected officials in Q15 and therefore no counties are included in this table.

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
Do you think your jurisdiction should be providing retirement income benefits to current and/or retired employees? (Among those jurisdictions that reported not offering any kind of retirement income benefits) Yes 7% 6% 0% 0% 100% 7%
No 68% 76% 85% 100% 0% 72%
Not Applicable 21% 14% 15% 0% 0% 18%
Don't Know 4% 4% 0% 0% 0% 4%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.


*All counties reported offering some kind of retirement income benefits to their current or former employees and/or elected officials in Q15 and therefore no counties are included in this table.

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
Do you think your jurisdiction should be providing retirement income benefits to current and/or retired employees? (Among those jurisdictions that reported not offering any kind of retirement income benefits) Yes 8% 5% 7% 9% 6% 3% 7%
No 63% 77% 73% 67% 72% 79% 72%
Not Applicable 25% 15% 16% 20% 17% 16% 18%
Don't Know 4% 3% 4% 5% 5% 2% 4%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.


*All counties reported offering some kind of retirement income benefits to their current or former employees and/or elected officials in Q15 and therefore no counties are included in this table.