Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q5j. Thinking about the next fiscal year, which action has your jurisdiction taken or is likely to take regarding the jurisdiction's number of employees?

 
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Thinking about the next fiscal year, which action has your jurisdiction taken or is likely to take regarding the jurisdiction's number of employees? Greatly Decrease 0% 0% 0% 1% 0%
Somewhat Decrease 11% 2% 12% 3% 4%
No Change 73% 83% 66% 85% 80%
Somewhat Increase 16% 8% 22% 8% 11%
Greatly Increase 0% 0% 1% 1% 0%
Not Applicable 0% 6% 0% 1% 4%
Don't Know 0% 1% 0% 1% 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
Thinking about the next fiscal year, which action has your jurisdiction taken or is likely to take regarding the jurisdiction's number of employees? Greatly Decrease 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0%
Somewhat Decrease 3% 3% 3% 10% 6% 4%
No Change 83% 82% 78% 65% 67% 80%
Somewhat Increase 4% 11% 18% 24% 26% 11%
Greatly Increase 0% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0%
Not Applicable 8% 3% 0% 0% 0% 4%
Don't Know 1% 1% 1% 0% 0% 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
Thinking about the next fiscal year, which action has your jurisdiction taken or is likely to take regarding the jurisdiction's number of employees? Greatly Decrease 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Somewhat Decrease 4% 3% 5% 3% 5% 4% 4%
No Change 84% 81% 82% 83% 79% 72% 80%
Somewhat Increase 7% 9% 8% 6% 13% 21% 11%
Greatly Increase 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0%
Not Applicable 4% 6% 5% 7% 3% 1% 4%
Don't Know 1% 1% 0% 1% 0% 0% 1%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.