E42 If you could choose, would you prefer to work in the public (public administration and public companies) or private sector?
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Balkan Barometer 2020
Region 34 24 12 28 3
Albania 30 20 22 26 3
Bosnia and
Herzegovina
40 27 8 21 3
Croatia n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kosovo* 46 13 7 31 3
Republic of North
Macedonia
29 18 14 36 4
Montenegro 32 37 9 21 1
Serbia 26 28 11 32 3
Balkan Barometer 2019
Region 43 33 14   11
Albania 44 21 28   8
Bosnia and
Herzegovina
36 41 9   14
Croatia n/a n/a n/a   n/a
Kosovo* 56 28 6   10
Republic of North
Macedonia
38 35 13   13
Montenegro 41 43 7   8
Serbia 43 28 20   9
Balkan Barometer 2018
Region 42 32 16   10
Albania 43 22 28   7
Bosnia and
Herzegovina
40 41 14   6
Croatia n/a n/a n/a   n/a
Kosovo* 62 15 12   11
Republic of North
Macedonia
46 23 19   12
Montenegro 49 35 10   5
Serbia 37 37 13   13
Balkan Barometer 2017
Region 43 33 15   9
Albania 41 21 34   4
Bosnia and
Herzegovina
39 42 9   10
Croatia 43 36 16   5
Kosovo* 75 15 2   8
Republic of North
Macedonia
46 33 16   6
Montenegro 42 38 12   9
Serbia 40 34 13   13
Balkan Barometer 2016
Region 79   14   7
Albania 75   23   3
Bosnia and
Herzegovina
82   11   7
Croatia 78   17   5
Kosovo* 87   10   3
Republic of North
Macedonia
78   18   4
Montenegro 77   20   3
Serbia 79   9   12
Balkan Barometer 2015
Region 79   16   5
Albania 74   26   0
Bosnia and
Herzegovina
88   9   3
Croatia 74   20   6
Kosovo* 89   8   3
Republic of North
Macedonia
73   20   7
Montenegro 73   23   4
Serbia 80   13   7