Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2018 Data Tables

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Q4i. Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in the number of employees for your jurisdiction?

 
% 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 number of employees for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 1% 0% 1% 1% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 6% 3% 14% 5% 5%
No Change 70% 80% 60% 77% 76%
Somewhat Increased 22% 11% 23% 15% 14%
Greatly Increased 0% 0% 1% 1% 0%
Not Applicable 0% 6% 0% 2% 4%
Don't Know 0% 0% 0% 1% 0%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

 
% 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 number of employees for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 0% 2% 1% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 4% 4% 6% 6% 9% 5%
No Change 81% 79% 72% 60% 53% 76%
Somewhat Increased 6% 13% 21% 31% 35% 14%
Greatly Increased 0% 0% 1% 1% 2% 0%
Not Applicable 8% 3% 0% 0% 0% 4%
Don't Know 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

 
% 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 number of employees for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 2% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 7% 3% 6% 3% 6% 6% 5%
No Change 78% 80% 78% 79% 74% 67% 76%
Somewhat Increased 11% 11% 11% 9% 15% 25% 14%
Greatly Increased 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 1% 0%
Not Applicable 3% 5% 4% 8% 3% 1% 4%
Don't Know 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.