Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q5i. Thinking about the next fiscal year, which action has your jurisdiction taken or is likely to take regarding actual general government operations spending?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Thinking about the next fiscal year, which action has your jurisdiction taken or is likely to take regarding actual general government operations spending? Greatly Decrease 0% 0% 0% 1% 1%
Somewhat Decrease 4% 4% 8% 9% 5%
No Change 35% 55% 44% 38% 50%
Somewhat Increase 60% 34% 46% 45% 39%
Greatly Increase 0% 1% 0% 1% 1%
Not Applicable 0% 3% 0% 0% 2%
Don't Know 0% 3% 1% 4% 3%
*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
Thinking about the next fiscal year, which action has your jurisdiction taken or is likely to take regarding actual general government operations spending? Greatly Decrease 1% 0% 0% 0% 1% 1%
Somewhat Decrease 5% 5% 7% 6% 3% 5%
No Change 52% 50% 51% 46% 43% 50%
Somewhat Increase 35% 38% 41% 48% 52% 39%
Greatly Increase 1% 1% 0% 0% 0% 1%
Not Applicable 3% 2% 1% 0% 0% 2%
Don't Know 4% 3% 1% 0% 0% 3%
*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
Thinking about the next fiscal year, which action has your jurisdiction taken or is likely to take regarding actual general government operations spending? Greatly Decrease 1% 1% 1% 0% 0% 0% 1%
Somewhat Decrease 3% 6% 4% 5% 7% 6% 5%
No Change 45% 50% 49% 54% 49% 51% 50%
Somewhat Increase 44% 39% 40% 35% 38% 40% 39%
Greatly Increase 3% 0% 1% 2% 0% 0% 1%
Not Applicable 2% 2% 2% 2% 2% 1% 2%
Don't Know 2% 3% 4% 3% 3% 2% 3%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.