Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q29c. Which of the following actions, if any, has your jurisdiction taken so far regarding its retiree health care benefits for any current or future retirees? (check all that apply) (Among those jurisdictions that reported taking action regarding their retiree health care benefits)

c. Increased the years of service required and/or the age at which retirement benefits are available

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Percentage of jurisdictions that increased the years of service required and/or the age at which retirement benefits are available: (Among those jurisdictions that reported taking action regarding their retiree health care benefits) 16% 17% 27% 4% 21%
*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 that increased the years of service required and/or the age at which retirement benefits are available: (Among those jurisdictions that reported taking action regarding their retiree health care benefits) 7% 13% 23% 27% 26% 21%
*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 that increased the years of service required and/or the age at which retirement benefits are available: (Among those jurisdictions that reported taking action regarding their retiree health care benefits) 18% 4% 22% 17% 17% 27% 21%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.