Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q4o. Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in the pay rates for jurisdiction's employee wages and salaries?

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 pay rates for jurisdiction's employee wages and salaries? Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 1% 1% 4% 2% 1%
No Change 13% 47% 30% 37% 41%
Somewhat Increased 83% 48% 66% 58% 53%
Greatly Increased 3% 0% 0% 1% 0%
Not Applicable 0% 5% 0% 2% 3%
Don't Know 0% 0% 0% 1% 0%
*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 pay rates for jurisdiction's employee wages and salaries? Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 1% 1% 2% 3% 4% 1%
No Change 49% 43% 32% 22% 22% 41%
Somewhat Increased 43% 53% 65% 74% 72% 53%
Greatly Increased 0% 0% 0% 1% 2% 0%
Not Applicable 6% 2% 1% 0% 0% 3%
Don't Know 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
*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 pay rates for jurisdiction's employee wages and salaries? Greatly Decreasde 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 1% 2% 2% 0% 1% 2% 1%
No Change 46% 37% 42% 41% 48% 36% 41%
Somewhat Increased 50% 55% 54% 51% 50% 59% 53%
Greatly Increased 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0%
Not Applicable 3% 5% 2% 7% 1% 1% 3%
Don't Know 1% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.