Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q19h. Which of the following actions, if any, has your jurisdiction taken so far regarding its defined benefit and/or hybrid pension plans for any of its employees, elected officials, or retirees? (check all that apply) (Among those who reported taking some action on their defined benefit or hybrid retirement income benefit plans)

h. Converted to a defined contribution (IRA, 401a, 457b, or 401k-type) plan

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Percentage of jurisdictions which have converted to a defined contribution (IRA, 401a, 457b, or 401k-type) plan: (Among those who reported taking some action on their defined benefit or hybrid retirement income benefit plans) 30% 10% 25% 9% 19%
*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
Percentage of jurisdictions which have converted to a defined contribution (IRA, 401a, 457b, or 401k-type) plan: (Among those who reported taking some action on their defined benefit or hybrid retirement income benefit plans) 11% 10% 18% 26% 35% 19%
*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
Percentage of jurisdictions which have converted to a defined contribution (IRA, 401a, 457b, or 401k-type) plan: (Among those who reported taking some action on their defined benefit or hybrid retirement income benefit plans) 13% 15% 17% 16% 5% 30% 19%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.