Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q4l. Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in the cost of retired government employee health benefits 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 cost of retired government employee health benefits for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 6% 0% 1% 0% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 5% 0% 3% 1% 1%
No Change 26% 23% 26% 28% 24%
Somewhat Increased 30% 4% 32% 10% 11%
Greatly Increased 4% 1% 17% 1% 4%
Not Applicable 28% 70% 20% 56% 58%
Don't Know 0% 1% 1% 3% 1%
*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 cost of retired government employee health benefits for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 1% 1% 4% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 0% 1% 3% 2% 5% 1%
No Change 21% 24% 33% 31% 27% 24%
Somewhat Increased 5% 6% 17% 27% 39% 11%
Greatly Increased 1% 2% 8% 14% 13% 4%
Not Applicable 71% 66% 38% 24% 11% 58%
Don't Know 2% 1% 1% 0% 1% 1%
*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 cost of retired government employee health benefits for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 1% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 1% 0% 1% 0% 1% 2% 1%
No Change 19% 21% 25% 24% 26% 28% 24%
Somewhat Increased 9% 6% 7% 8% 10% 23% 11%
Greatly Increased 3% 1% 1% 4% 2% 12% 4%
Not Applicable 67% 69% 64% 62% 59% 33% 58%
Don't Know 0% 2% 1% 1% 2% 1% 1%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.