Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2017 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% 1% 0% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 0% 1% 3% 2% 2%
No Change 50% 64% 38% 59% 59%
Somewhat Increased 39% 28% 53% 32% 33%
Greatly Increased 9% 2% 5% 4% 3%
Not Applicable 1% 2% 0% 0% 1%
Don't Know 1% 3% 0% 3% 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 general government operations needs for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 1% 0% 0% 2% 0% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 2% 2% 2% 1% 0% 2%
No Change 64% 60% 52% 43% 43% 59%
Somewhat Increased 24% 33% 42% 50% 47% 33%
Greatly Increased 3% 2% 3% 2% 10% 3%
Not Applicable 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1%
Don't Know 4% 1% 1% 1% 0% 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 general government operations needs for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 2% 1% 1% 2% 1% 2% 2%
No Change 61% 64% 57% 63% 56% 51% 59%
Somewhat Increased 30% 29% 31% 26% 38% 42% 33%
Greatly Increased 3% 3% 5% 3% 2% 2% 3%
Not Applicable 1% 1% 1% 2% 2% 1% 1%
Don't Know 3% 1% 4% 2% 2% 1% 2%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.