Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q22. To the best of your knowledge, are your jurisdiction's pension obligations currently fully funded? (Among those jurisdictions that reported having defined benefit or hybrid retirement income benefit plans)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
To the best of your knowledge, are your jurisdiction's pension obligations currently fully funded? (Among those jurisdictions that reported having defined benefit or hybrid retirement income benefit plans) Yes 16% 65% 17% 34% 37%
No 84% 26% 82% 54% 58%
Don't Know 0% 9% 1% 12% 5%
*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
To the best of your knowledge, are your jurisdiction's pension obligations currently fully funded? (Among those jurisdictions that reported having defined benefit or hybrid retirement income benefit plans) Yes 63% 43% 25% 16% 22% 37%
No 29% 48% 71% 81% 78% 58%
Don't Know 8% 8% 4% 2% 0% 5%
*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
To the best of your knowledge, are your jurisdiction's pension obligations currently fully funded? (Among those jurisdictions that reported having defined benefit or hybrid retirement income benefit plans) Yes 22% 51% 44% 44% 41% 25% 37%
No 73% 44% 48% 52% 50% 72% 58%
Don't Know 5% 5% 8% 4% 9% 3% 5%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.