Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q7l. Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in the cost of government employee pensions 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 government employee pensions for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 3% 2% 3% 1% 2%
No Change 22% 40% 25% 40% 37%
Somewhat Increased 47% 13% 46% 17% 20%
Greatly Increased 26% 1% 21% 5% 6%
Not Applicable 0% 43% 4% 35% 34%
Don't Know 2% 1% 2% 1% 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 government employee pensions for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 1% 1% 6% 3% 4% 2%
No Change 38% 40% 32% 29% 26% 37%
Somewhat Increased 9% 17% 34% 44% 51% 20%
Greatly Increased 1% 5% 10% 20% 16% 6%
Not Applicable 49% 36% 17% 4% 0% 34%
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 government employee pensions for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 3% 2%
No Change 35% 40% 36% 40% 37% 32% 37%
Somewhat Increased 20% 16% 17% 16% 19% 33% 20%
Greatly Increased 7% 4% 5% 5% 5% 10% 6%
Not Applicable 36% 38% 40% 35% 36% 20% 34%
Don't Know 2% 1% 2% 0% 2% 1% 1%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.