Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q4q. Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in the cost of current government employee health benefits 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 cost of current government employee health benefits for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 2% 1% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 11% 2% 10% 6% 4%
No Change 14% 17% 15% 24% 17%
Somewhat Increased 61% 14% 56% 38% 26%
Greatly Increased 13% 4% 17% 10% 8%
Not Applicable 0% 60% 1% 19% 43%
Don't Know 0% 1% 0% 1% 1%
*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 cost of current government employee health benefits for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 2% 0% 2% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 2% 4% 7% 11% 10% 4%
No Change 17% 19% 12% 18% 15% 17%
Somewhat Increased 15% 19% 50% 56% 61% 26%
Greatly Increased 3% 8% 15% 14% 11% 8%
Not Applicable 60% 49% 12% 0% 0% 43%
Don't Know 1% 1% 1% 0% 0% 1%
*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 cost of current government employee health benefits for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 0% 1% 1% 0% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 5% 3% 4% 3% 5% 7% 4%
No Change 12% 20% 18% 16% 20% 15% 17%
Somewhat Increased 27% 18% 24% 18% 26% 45% 26%
Greatly Increased 5% 9% 3% 6% 9% 12% 8%
Not Applicable 50% 50% 48% 54% 38% 20% 43%
Don't Know 1% 1% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.