Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q6b: In your opinion, how successful can workers with a vocational/technical certificate be in your local economy today?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
In your opinion, how successful can workers with a vocational/technical certificate be in your local economy today? very successful 24% 17% 18% 17% 17%
somewhat successful 64% 62% 67% 66% 63%
not particularly successful 10% 13% 12% 13% 13%
not at all successful 0% 1% 1% 0% 1%
don't know 2% 7% 2% 4% 6%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
In your opinion, how successful can workers with a vocational/technical certificate be in your local economy today? very successful 20% 16% 16% 19% 16% 17%
somewhat successful 59% 65% 67% 70% 66% 63%
not particularly successful 14% 12% 12% 10% 17% 13%
not at all successful 1% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1%
don't know 7% 6% 5% 1% 2% 6%
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
In your opinion, how successful can workers with a vocational/technical certificate be in your local economy today? very successful 26% 20% 11% 20% 16% 16% 18%
somewhat successful 59% 63% 68% 59% 65% 64% 63%
not particularly successful 9% 11% 13% 14% 12% 15% 13%
not at all successful 0% 1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 1%
don't know 5% 5% 7% 6% 5% 4% 6%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%

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