Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q7k. Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in the cost of current government employee health benefits 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 cost of current government employee health benefits for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 1% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 5% 2% 8% 6% 3%
No Change 19% 20% 14% 22% 19%
Somewhat Increased 60% 17% 66% 42% 30%
Greatly Increased 13% 2% 10% 5% 4%
Not Applicable 0% 59% 1% 23% 42%
Don't Know 2% 1% 1% 2% 1%
*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 cost of current government employee health benefits for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 2% 3% 6% 5% 7% 3%
No Change 20% 19% 18% 17% 16% 19%
Somewhat Increased 15% 27% 50% 65% 64% 30%
Greatly Increased 2% 2% 10% 12% 10% 4%
Not Applicable 58% 49% 15% 1% 0% 42%
Don't Know 2% 1% 1% 0% 1% 1%
*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 cost of current government employee health benefits for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 2% 3% 2% 4% 3% 5% 3%
No Change 19% 19% 21% 18% 19% 19% 19%
Somewhat Increased 27% 19% 27% 21% 36% 48% 30%
Greatly Increased 2% 4% 2% 3% 6% 8% 4%
Not Applicable 47% 53% 47% 53% 35% 19% 42%
Don't Know 2% 1% 2% 1% 2% 1% 1%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.