Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q4l. 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% 1% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 0% 2% 2% 3% 2%
No Change 47% 66% 39% 57% 60%
Somewhat Increased 51% 25% 50% 34% 31%
Greatly Increased 0% 2% 8% 3% 3%
Not Applicable 0% 2% 0% 1% 1%
Don't Know 1% 3% 1% 2% 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
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% 1% 0% 0% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 3% 1% 2% 2% 0% 2%
No Change 65% 62% 52% 47% 43% 60%
Somewhat Increased 25% 29% 40% 47% 47% 31%
Greatly Increased 3% 2% 1% 4% 7% 3%
Not Applicable 1% 1% 0% 0% 0% 1%
Don't Know 3% 3% 4% 0% 2% 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
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% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 2% 1% 2% 3% 1% 1% 2%
No Change 64% 65% 63% 63% 55% 51% 60%
Somewhat Increased 30% 29% 27% 27% 34% 41% 31%
Greatly Increased 3% 1% 2% 3% 3% 4% 3%
Not Applicable 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1%
Don't Know 1% 3% 4% 2% 4% 2% 3%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.