Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q7b: In your opinion, how successful will workers with a vocational/technical certificate 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 vocational/technical certificate be in your local economy ten years from now? very successful 18% 15% 13% 11% 14%
somewhat successful 65% 55% 60% 59% 57%
not particularly successful 16% 19% 23% 24% 20%
not at all successful 2% 2% 0% 2% 2%
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 vocational/technical certificate be in your local economy ten years from now? very successful 15% 13% 13% 16% 15% 14%
somewhat successful 53% 59% 57% 64% 59% 57%
not particularly successful 21% 18% 24% 17% 26% 20%
not at all successful 3% 1% 0% 3% 0% 2%
don't know 8% 8% 6% 1% 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 vocational/technical certificate be in your local economy ten years from now? very successful 19% 15% 9% 16% 12% 16% 14%
somewhat successful 59% 59% 62% 54% 58% 51% 57%
not particularly successful 14% 17% 19% 19% 23% 26% 20%
not at all successful 2% 2% 2% 2% 2% 1% 2%
don't know 7% 6% 8% 9% 5% 6% 7%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%

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