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Economy Often Sometimes Never DK/refuse
Balkan Barometer 2022
Region 54 37 8 1
Albania 63 30 7 0
Bosnia and
Herzegovina
54 37 6 2
Croatia n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kosovo* 30 49 20 0
North Macedonia 65 29 6 0
Montenegro 58 33 3 7
Serbia 52 39 8 1
Balkan Barometer 2021
Region 49 39 8 4
Albania 48 44 8 1
Bosnia and
Herzegovina
29 46 24 2
Croatia n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kosovo* 58 29 4 9
North Macedonia 60 35 5 1
Montenegro 60 28 4 9
Serbia 41 52 6 2
Balkan Barometer 2020
Region 59 34 6 1
Albania 59 33 9 0
Bosnia and
Herzegovina
63 34 2 1
Croatia n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kosovo* 45 35 20 1
North Macedonia 75 19 6 0
Montenegro 59 29 9 3
Serbia 56 39 4 1
Balkan Barometer 2019
Region 54 35 9 1
Albania 62 20 17 1
Bosnia and
Herzegovina
43 44 12 1
Croatia n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kosovo* 45 43 9 4
North Macedonia 53 43 5 0
Montenegro 55 34 9 2
Serbia 66 29 4 1
Balkan Barometer 2018
Region 64 31 4 1
Albania 54 42 5 0
Bosnia and
Herzegovina
58 36 3 2
Croatia n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kosovo* 38 47 10 5
North Macedonia 68 28 5 0
Montenegro 69 26 5 1
Serbia 72 24 3 0
Balkan Barometer 2017
Region 60 32 6 1
Albania 71 23 6 0
Bosnia and
Herzegovina
61 26 12 1
Croatia 55 35 9 0
Kosovo* 37 57 5 2
North Macedonia 72 25 3 0
Montenegro 69 22 5 4
Serbia 64 33 2 1
Balkan Barometer 2016
Region 61 31 7 1
Albania 52 43 3 0
Bosnia and
Herzegovina
58 31 9 2
Croatia 63 26 10 0
Kosovo* 35 55 11 1
North Macedonia 75 21 4 1
Montenegro 71 25 2 2
Serbia 64 31 3 1
Balkan Barometer 2015
Region 65 28 6 1
Albania 66 34 1 0
Bosnia and
Herzegovina
62 30 8 1
Croatia 60 31 8 0
Kosovo* 68 24 7 2
North Macedonia 73 21 6 0
Montenegro 75 21 4 0
Serbia 68 25 3 4