Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Fall 2009 Data Tables

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Q15: Do you think your local government should play a larger role in workforce development efforts in your community?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Do you think your local government should play a larger role in workforce development efforts in your community? yes 36% 23% 28% 30% 26%
no 31% 40% 44% 42% 40%
don't know 32% 37% 28% 29% 34%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
Do you think your local government should play a larger role in workforce development efforts in your community? yes 23% 24% 33% 28% 36% 26%
no 41% 39% 40% 42% 42% 40%
don't know 36% 37% 28% 30% 22% 34%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
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
Do you think your local government should play a larger role in workforce development efforts in your community? yes 34% 24% 20% 23% 28% 28% 26%
no 35% 38% 43% 41% 39% 43% 40%
don't know 31% 38% 37% 35% 33% 29% 34%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%

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