Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q4o: Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in the cost of employee pensions for your jurisdiction?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in the cost of employee pensions for your jurisdiction?. Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 8% 1% 9% 3% 3%
No Change 26% 49% 39% 40% 46%
Somewhat Increased 60% 11% 42% 27% 20%
Greatly Increased 6% 1% 9% 1% 2%
Not Applicable 0% 37% 1% 27% 28%
Don't Know 0% 1% 0% 2% 1%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Population Category Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in the cost of employee pensions for your jurisdiction?. Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 1% 1% 0% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 1% 2% 6% 7% 8% 3%
No Change 45% 47% 50% 44% 33% 46%
Somewhat Increased 14% 15% 29% 35% 53% 20%
Greatly Increased 0% 2% 3% 9% 6% 2%
Not Applicable 39% 32% 11% 4% 0% 28%
Don't Know 1% 2% 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
Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in the cost of employee pensions for your jurisdiction?. Greatly Decreased 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 2% 3% 3% 1% 1% 7% 3%
No Change 42% 51% 48% 46% 41% 43% 46%
Somewhat Increased 21% 16% 16% 21% 18% 28% 20%
Greatly Increased 3% 1% 2% 1% 2% 5% 2%
Not Applicable 31% 27% 29% 31% 37% 17% 28%
Don't Know 1% 1% 2% 0% 1% 0% 1%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%

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