Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2020 Data Tables

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Q12h.  Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in the general government operations needs 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 general government operations needs for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 4% 1% 1% 3% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 7% 8% 7% 10% 8%
No Change 41% 63% 38% 49% 56%
Somewhat Increased 34% 19% 44% 31% 25%
Greatly Increased 9% 2% 8% 1% 3%
Not Applicable 0% 3% 0% 2% 2%
Don't Know 5% 5% 2% 5% 5%
*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 general government operations needs for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 2% 1% 3% 1% 0% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 8% 8% 7% 9% 9% 8%
No Change 60% 57% 53% 46% 45% 56%
Somewhat Increased 20% 25% 29% 36% 32% 25%
Greatly Increased 1% 3% 5% 4% 10% 3%
Not Applicable 3% 2% 0% 0% 0% 2%
Don't Know 6% 5% 2% 3% 3% 5%
*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 general government operations needs for your jurisdiction? Greatly Decreased 4% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 4% 7% 7% 9% 11% 9% 8%
No Change 53% 58% 56% 61% 56% 51% 56%
Somewhat Increased 28% 24% 27% 22% 21% 30% 25%
Greatly Increased 3% 3% 1% 2% 3% 6% 3%
Not Applicable 3% 4% 2% 1% 2% 1% 2%
Don't Know 5% 4% 6% 5% 7% 1% 5%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.