The 2023 Balkan Barometer surveys were conducted between early February and early April 2023 in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia. The Public Opinion survey posed 79 questions to 6027 citizens and the Business Opinion survey presented 80 questions to 1211 business owners, managers, or executives. As in the previous editions, the answers of survey respondents have been systemised, analysed, and presented in the two reports – Public Opinion Survey and Business Opinion Survey.
The 9th edition of Balkan Barometer comes at a difficult time for the region, Europe, and the world. After the pandemic and its considerable impact on economies and citizens' lives, the world, Western Balkans as well, are faced with several consequences since the start of the war in Ukraine in 2022. This edition of the Balkan Barometer tries to explore perceptions of citizens on a large variety of components which affect their daily operations and lives.