Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2016 Data Tables

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Q4d. Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in the ability of your jurisdiction to repay its debt?

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 ability of your jurisdiction to repay its debt? Greatly Decreased 2% 1% 0% 0% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 10% 3% 8% 9% 5%
No Change 62% 55% 70% 68% 59%
Somewhat Increased 19% 10% 18% 12% 12%
Greatly Increased 1% 1% 1% 2% 1%
Not Applicable 5% 28% 2% 8% 20%
Don't Know 0% 2% 1% 2% 2%
*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 ability of your jurisdiction to repay its debt? Greatly Decreased 0% 1% 0% 0% 1% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 4% 4% 6% 7% 5% 5%
No Change 57% 59% 65% 64% 60% 59%
Somewhat Increased 9% 12% 11% 18% 26% 12%
Greatly Increased 1% 1% 1% 4% 3% 1%
Not Applicable 28% 21% 15% 5% 3% 20%
Don't Know 1% 2% 2% 1% 1% 2%
*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 ability of your jurisdiction to repay its debt? Greatly Decreased 0% 1% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 5% 4% 4% 3% 7% 4% 5%
No Change 58% 60% 56% 60% 61% 59% 59%
Somewhat Increased 15% 10% 11% 12% 10% 16% 12%
Greatly Increased 1% 1% 2% 1% 0% 4% 1%
Not Applicable 20% 23% 22% 22% 19% 16% 20%
Don't Know 1% 0% 4% 0% 3% 2% 2%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.