B9 How have your labour and other costs (e.g. energy, etc.) changed over the past 12 months?
Economy Decreased Mostly unchanged Increased DK/refuse
Balkan Barometer 2022
Region 1 28 71 1
Albania 0 10 90 0
Bosnia and
Herzegovina
0 19 80 0
Croatia n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kosovo* 0 10 88 1
North Macedonia 2 16 82 0
Montenegro 1 43 52 5
Serbia 1 40 58 0
Balkan Barometer 2021
Region 23 60 18 0
Albania 41 44 15 0
Bosnia and
Herzegovina
17 62 22 0
Croatia n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kosovo* 27 65 8 1
North Macedonia 21 59 20 0
Montenegro 24 58 19 0
Serbia 6 73 22 0
Balkan Barometer 2020
Region 2 37 60 0
Albania 3 48 49 0
Bosnia and
Herzegovina
2 24 73 0
Croatia n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kosovo* 1 32 63 5
North Macedonia 3 45 52 0
Montenegro 3 38 59 0
Serbia 1 38 61 0
Balkan Barometer 2019
Region 4 41 55 1
Albania 6 37 56 1
Bosnia and
Herzegovina
3 34 63 0
Croatia n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kosovo* 2 53 44 1
North Macedonia 2 48 49 2
Montenegro 2 46 51 1
Serbia 7 29 64 0
Balkan Barometer 2018
Region 4 46 50 1
Albania 2 36 62 0
Bosnia and
Herzegovina
4 43 53 0
Croatia n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kosovo* 3 53 40 5
North Macedonia 4 60 36 0
Montenegro 4 38 55 3
Serbia 4 45 49 1
Balkan Barometer 2017
Region 7 40 53 0
Albania 7 39 55 0
Bosnia and
Herzegovina
9 50 41 0
Croatia 6 39 54 0
Kosovo* 6 37 56 2
North Macedonia 6 44 50 0
Montenegro 4 48 45 3
Serbia 8 37 56 0
Balkan Barometer 2016
Region 5 42 52 1
Albania 5 34 59 0
Bosnia and
Herzegovina
2 49 47 1
Croatia 7 49 44 0
Kosovo* 2 35 63 1
North Macedonia 3 48 50 0
Montenegro 6 52 39 2
Serbia 4 33 62 1
Balkan Barometer 2015
Region 10 38 52  
Albania 8 48 45 0
Bosnia and
Herzegovina
7 44 49 1
Croatia 14 41 46 0
Kosovo* 2 17 81 1
North Macedonia 2 33 66 0
Montenegro 12 42 44 1
Serbia 9 32 58 1