Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q4m. Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in the general government operations needs for your jurisdiction?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in the general government operations needs for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 0% 1% 1% 2% 1%
No Change 44% 66% 47% 52% 60%
Somewhat Increased 54% 24% 45% 38% 31%
Greatly Increased 0% 2% 6% 5% 3%
Not Applicable 0% 2% 1% 1% 1%
Don't Know 1% 5% 0% 3% 4%
*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
Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in the general government operations needs for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 1% 1% 2% 1% 1% 1%
No Change 65% 62% 57% 41% 47% 60%
Somewhat Increased 26% 27% 33% 54% 46% 31%
Greatly Increased 2% 3% 5% 3% 4% 3%
Not Applicable 1% 1% 2% 1% 1% 1%
Don't Know 5% 5% 1% 0% 1% 4%
*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
Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in the general government operations needs for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 2% 1% 1% 0% 1% 1% 1%
No Change 56% 66% 63% 60% 56% 58% 60%
Somewhat Increased 31% 27% 28% 31% 32% 34% 31%
Greatly Increased 7% 0% 2% 2% 4% 3% 3%
Not Applicable 0% 0% 0% 3% 2% 2% 1%
Don't Know 4% 5% 5% 3% 5% 1% 4%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.