L74_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 2022
Region 31 31 25 8 5
Albania 22 38 33 3 5
Bosnia and
Herzegovina
37 39 15 4 5
Croatia n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kosovo* 10 21 41 23 4
North Macedonia 36 30 22 7 5
Montenegro 42 27 17 6 9
Serbia 38 31 20 8 4
Balkan Barometer 2021
Region 28 34 27 5 6
Albania 23 34 34 6 2
Bosnia and
Herzegovina
34 31 26 4 4
Croatia n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kosovo* 16 50 23 1 9
North Macedonia 33 28 28 9 4
Montenegro 33 30 21 5 12
Serbia 28 33 27 5 6
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
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
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
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
North Macedonia 32 42 20 3 3
Montenegro 31 30 21 10 8
Serbia 34 39 14 2 11