Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q28a. Do you think that your jurisdiction currently has an adequate size of workforce to deliver desired fire services? (Among jurisdictions that have full-time, part-time, seasonal, or temporary/irregular employees)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Do you think that your jurisdiction currently has an adequate size of workforce to deliver desired fire services? (Among jurisdictions that have full-time, part-time, seasonal, or temporary/irregular employees) Adequate 24% 58% 70% 38% 56%
Inadequate 5% 14% 19% 5% 13%
Not Applicable 64% 27% 10% 52% 29%
Don't Know 7% 1% 1% 6% 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
Do you think that your jurisdiction currently has an adequate size of workforce to deliver desired fire services? (Among jurisdictions that have full-time, part-time, seasonal, or temporary/irregular employees) Adequate 45% 60% 68% 66% 56% 56%
Inadequate 11% 13% 18% 19% 12% 13%
Not Applicable 42% 25% 13% 12% 29% 29%
Don't Know 2% 2% 1% 2% 3% 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
Do you think that your jurisdiction currently has an adequate size of workforce to deliver desired fire services? (Among jurisdictions that have full-time, part-time, seasonal, or temporary/irregular employees) Adequate 58% 51% 55% 52% 58% 60% 56%
Inadequate 13% 15% 11% 14% 11% 14% 13%
Not Applicable 29% 33% 31% 32% 27% 23% 29%
Don't Know 1% 1% 3% 2% 3% 2% 2%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.