Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q7a: In your opinion, how successful will workers with a GED or high school diploma alone be in your local economy ten years from now?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
In your opinion, how successful will workers with a GED or high school diploma alone be in your local economy ten years from now? very successful 0% 7% 5% 2% 6%
somewhat successful 32% 38% 16% 32% 33%
not particularly successful 49% 35% 47% 44% 39%
not at all successful 19% 12% 28% 18% 15%
don't know 0% 9% 4% 4% 7%
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 will workers with a GED or high school diploma alone be in your local economy ten years from now? very successful 7% 5% 5% 4% 4% 5%
somewhat successful 36% 37% 26% 21% 19% 33%
not particularly successful 38% 36% 43% 42% 51% 39%
not at all successful 11% 14% 20% 31% 26% 15%
don't know 8% 9% 7% 2% 0% 7%
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 will workers with a GED or high school diploma alone be in your local economy ten years from now? very successful 7% 7% 3% 8% 2% 6% 5%
somewhat successful 42% 42% 33% 29% 31% 25% 33%
not particularly successful 37% 34% 41% 40% 40% 41% 39%
not at all successful 8% 12% 14% 15% 20% 20% 15%
don't know 6% 6% 9% 8% 7% 7% 7%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%

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