L91_4 Do you agree that the media is independent of political influence?
Economy Totally disagree Tend to disagree Tend to agree Totally agree DK/refuse
Balkan Barometer 2020
Region 32 32 24 5 6
Albania 24 33 30 8 5
Bosnia and
Herzegovina
42 35 16 4 4
Croatia n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kosovo* 24 30 32 7 7
Republic of North
Macedonia
37 35 20 4 5
Montenegro 26 24 31 6 12
Serbia 40 34 18 2 6
Balkan Barometer 2019
Region 27 29 28 8 7
Albania 33 23 27 12 5
Bosnia and
Herzegovina
21 41 28 7 2
Croatia n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kosovo* 15 24 37 11 13
Republic of North
Macedonia
34 29 19 6 11
Montenegro 20 31 36 8 5
Serbia 40 28 20 6 6
Balkan Barometer 2018
Region 32 32 22 5 8
Albania 22 33 35 7 3
Bosnia and
Herzegovina
47 29 17 5 3
Croatia n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kosovo* 30 20 28 12 10
Republic of North
Macedonia
24 41 25 5 5
Montenegro 19 27 36 7 12
Serbia 33 35 17 4 12
Balkan Barometer 2017
Region 33 36 20 4 6
Albania 23 36 33 7 1
Bosnia and
Herzegovina
43 34 13 6 4
Croatia 36 35 23 4 2
Kosovo* 20 30 38 6 5
Republic of North
Macedonia
32 42 20 3 3
Montenegro 31 30 21 10 8
Serbia 34 39 14 2 11