Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2010 Data Tables

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Q5c: Thinking about next fiscal year, which actions will your jurisdiction likely take regarding its reliance on general fund balance?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Thinking about next fiscal year, which actions will your jurisdiction likely take regarding its reliance on general fund balance? Greatly Decreased 0% 1% 1% 0% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 5% 6% 7% 12% 7%
No Change 38% 47% 31% 35% 42%
Somewhat Increased 48% 38% 52% 47% 42%
Greatly Increased 9% 6% 7% 6% 7%
Don't Know 0% 2% 2% 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
Thinking about next fiscal year, which actions will your jurisdiction likely take regarding its reliance on general fund balance? Greatly Decreased 1% 1% 0% 4% 0% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 10% 5% 6% 4% 5% 7%
No Change 47% 44% 34% 30% 32% 42%
Somewhat Increased 37% 42% 49% 50% 48% 42%
Greatly Increased 4% 6% 9% 11% 15% 7%
Don't Know 1% 2% 2% 1% 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
Thinking about next fiscal year, which actions will your jurisdiction likely take regarding its reliance on general fund balance? Greatly Decreased 1% 1% 1% 1% 0% 1% 1%
Somewhat Decreased 5% 8% 8% 9% 5% 7% 7%
No Change 45% 45% 38% 50% 43% 33% 42%
Somewhat Increased 42% 41% 46% 35% 44% 45% 42%
Greatly Increased 5% 3% 6% 3% 7% 13% 7%
Don't Know 2% 2% 1% 2% 1% 1% 1%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%

This page revised January 16, 2012.

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