Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Local Energy Survey (MiLES)
Fall 2019 Data Tables

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Q40a. For each level of government, please indicate whether you think it should have a great deal of responsibility, some responsibility, or no responsibility for taking actions to address climate change. Federal government

Jurisdiction Type
County Township City Village Total
A great deal of responsibility 67% 47% 67% 50% 51%
Some responsibility 17% 29% 23% 31% 28%
No responsibility 10% 17% 6% 13% 14%
Don't know 5% 8% 5% 6% 7%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Population Category
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000 Total
A great deal of responsibility 45% 50% 51% 70% 72% 51%
Some responsibility 28% 31% 28% 13% 23% 28%
No responsibility 17% 14% 13% 15% 2% 14%
Don't know 10% 5% 7% 2% 2% 7%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Region of Michigan
Upper Peninsula Northern Lower Peninsula West Central Lower Peninsula East Central Lower Peninsula Southwest Lower Peninsula Southeast Lower Peninsula Total
A great deal of responsibility 44% 50% 50% 47% 54% 59% 51%
Some responsibility 28% 27% 24% 35% 27% 24% 28%
No responsibility 20% 15% 17% 12% 13% 11% 14%
Don't know 9% 7% 9% 6% 5% 6% 7%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.