Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2019 Data Tables

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Q7b. Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in amount of debt 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 amount of debt for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 0% 1% 1% 2% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 26% 13% 31% 23% 17%
No Change 48% 47% 37% 41% 45%
Somewhat Increased 20% 10% 21% 18% 13%
Greatly Increased 3% 3% 7% 9% 4%
Not Applicable 3% 24% 1% 5% 17%
Don't Know 0% 2% 1% 2% 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 amount of debt for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 1% 1% 1% 2% 2% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 12% 17% 20% 30% 33% 17%
No Change 49% 44% 41% 41% 36% 45%
Somewhat Increased 10% 12% 19% 20% 21% 13%
Greatly Increased 3% 5% 5% 5% 6% 4%
Not Applicable 22% 19% 12% 2% 1% 17%
Don't Know 2% 2% 2% 0% 2% 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 amount of debt for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 1% 0% 1% 1% 1% 2% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 15% 13% 18% 17% 16% 24% 17%
No Change 53% 48% 43% 47% 44% 38% 45%
Somewhat Increased 14% 11% 11% 11% 14% 18% 13%
Greatly Increased 4% 3% 3% 3% 6% 6% 4%
Not Applicable 12% 25% 21% 19% 15% 9% 17%
Don't Know 1% 1% 2% 2% 3% 2% 2%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.