Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2017 Data Tables

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Q23b. Which of the following factors, if any, are contributing to your jurisdiction’s problems in recruiting and/or retaining employees? (check all that apply) (Among those jurisdictions that reported that recruiting and/or retaining current employees was a problem)

b. Not providing competitive compensation

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Percentage of jurisdictions which have have problems in recruiting and/or retaining employees because of not providing competitive compensation: (Among those jurisdictions that reported that recruiting and/or retaining current employees was a problem) 64% 35% 54% 56% 46%
*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
Percentage of jurisdictions which have have problems in recruiting and/or retaining employees because of not providing competitive compensation: (Among those jurisdictions that reported that recruiting and/or retaining current employees was a problem) 47% 41% 38% 51% 60% 46%
*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
Percentage of jurisdictions which have have problems in recruiting and/or retaining employees because of not providing competitive compensation: (Among those jurisdictions that reported that recruiting and/or retaining current employees was a problem) 34% 39% 46% 49% 49% 52% 46%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.