Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q12i. 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 2% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 2% 1% 6% 2% 2%
No Change 25% 23% 16% 27% 22%
Somewhat Increased 54% 15% 61% 38% 27%
Greatly Increased 14% 2% 13% 4% 4%
Not Applicable 0% 57% 1% 27% 41%
Don't Know 3% 3% 3% 3% 3%
*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% 1% 1% 2% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 1% 1% 4% 7% 5% 2%
No Change 23% 20% 20% 30% 25% 22%
Somewhat Increased 15% 24% 51% 51% 52% 27%
Greatly Increased 0% 5% 9% 7% 13% 4%
Not Applicable 57% 47% 14% 0% 0% 41%
Don't Know 3% 3% 1% 4% 4% 3%
*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% 0% 0% 1% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 1% 1% 1% 3% 2% 5% 2%
No Change 21% 22% 23% 21% 27% 20% 22%
Somewhat Increased 24% 20% 22% 21% 27% 48% 27%
Greatly Increased 5% 4% 3% 3% 4% 7% 4%
Not Applicable 47% 51% 50% 48% 36% 17% 41%
Don't Know 3% 2% 1% 3% 5% 3% 3%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.