Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Fall 2011 Data Tables

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Q21b. How likely or unlikely is it that your jurisdiction would use data for guiding budgeting decisions?

(Among jurisdictions that report no current data use, but are considering potential new uses)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
How likely or unlikely is it that your jurisdiction would use data for guiding budgeting decisions? (Among jurisdictions that report no current data use, but are considering potential new uses) Very Likely 42% 43% 51% 58% 47%
Somewhat Likely 58% 45% 41% 42% 45%
Neither Likely Nor Unlikely 0% 5% 8% 0% 4%
Somewhat Unlikely 0% 2% 0% 0% 1%
Very Unlikely 0% 3% 0% 0% 2%
Don't Know 0% 2% 0% 0% 1%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
How likely or unlikely is it that your jurisdiction would use data for guiding budgeting decisions? (Among jurisdictions that report no current data use, but are considering potential new uses) Very Likely 45% 43% 25% 79% 70% 47%
Somewhat Likely 44% 46% 75% 21% 30% 45%
Neither Likely Nor Unlikely 3% 7% 0% 0% 0% 4%
Somewhat Unlikely 4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1%
Very Unlikely 4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2%
Don't Know 0% 4% 0% 0% 0% 1%
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
How likely or unlikely is it that your jurisdiction would use data for guiding budgeting decisions? (Among jurisdictions that report no current data use, but are considering potential new uses) Very Likely 38% 53% 40% 40% 27% 88% 47%
Somewhat Likely 40% 47% 50% 53% 54% 12% 45%
Neither Likely Nor Unlikely 11% 0% 0% 0% 19% 0% 4%
Somewhat Unlikely 11% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1%
Very Unlikely 0% 0% 10% 0% 0% 0% 2%
Don't Know 0% 0% 0% 7% 0% 0% 1%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%

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