Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q5l: Thinking about the next fiscal year, which action has your jurisdiction taken or likely to take regarding privatizing or contracting out of services?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Thinking about the next fiscal year, which action has your jurisdiction taken or likely to take regarding privatizing or contracting out of services? Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 1% 0% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 0% 1% 1% 1% 1%
No Change 50% 63% 54% 68% 62%
Somewhat Increased 40% 9% 36% 11% 14%
Greatly Increased 0% 0% 2% 1% 1%
Not Applicable 4% 24% 4% 14% 19%
Don't Know 6% 3% 2% 5% 3%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Population Category Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
Thinking about the next fiscal year, which action has your jurisdiction taken or likely to take regarding privatizing or contracting out of services? Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 1% 1% 0% 2% 1% 1%
No Change 63% 65% 63% 59% 38% 62%
Somewhat Increased 6% 12% 24% 26% 55% 14%
Greatly Increased 1% 0% 0% 1% 3% 1%
Not Applicable 26% 19% 9% 7% 3% 19%
Don't Know 3% 3% 4% 5% 0% 3%
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 the next fiscal year, which action has your jurisdiction taken or likely to take regarding privatizing or contracting out of services? Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 1% 1% 2% 0% 1% 2% 1%
No Change 63% 66% 58% 65% 62% 57% 62%
Somewhat Increased 10% 6% 17% 10% 15% 28% 14%
Greatly Increased 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 1% 1%
Not Applicable 22% 23% 21% 21% 17% 10% 19%
Don't Know 4% 4% 2% 4% 4% 2% 3%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%

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