Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2013 Data Tables

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Q8a: Does your jurisdiction offer its personnel and/or current retirees a defined benefit plan (i.e., a traditional pension)? (Among those jurisdictions that reported providing retirement income benefits)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Among those jurisdictions which reported offering retirement income benefits, the percentage which offer only a defined benefit plan (i.e., a traditional pension): 28% 20% 30% 31% 24%

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
Among those jurisdictions which reported offering retirement income benefits, the percentage which offer only a defined benefit plan (i.e., a traditional pension): 29% 22% 27% 24% 19% 24%

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
Among those jurisdictions which reported offering retirement income benefits, the percentage which offer only a defined benefit plan (i.e., a traditional pension): 41% 24% 17% 21% 22% 26% 24%