K.9.2. Do you agree that the ombudsman is independent of political influence?
Economy Totally disagree Tend to disagree Tend to agree Totally agree DK/refuse
Balkan Barometer 2019
SEE 25 26 30 9 11
Albania 35 27 25 8 6
Bosnia and
Herzegovina
18 39 30 8 5
Croatia n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kosovo* 16 21 36 11 15
Republic of North
Macedonia
36 21 24 7 11
Montenegro 20 26 37 11 7
Serbia 22 23 26 7 21
Balkan Barometer 2018
SEE 30 31 24 5 9
Albania 23 37 32 3 5
Bosnia and
Herzegovina
46 30 17 4 3
Croatia n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kosovo* 19 15 36 19 10
Republic of North
Macedonia
25 31 30 5 8
Montenegro 16 28 32 7 16
Serbia 30 32 21 4 13
Balkan Barometer 2017
SEE 29 35 23 5 8
Albania 28 40 25 4 3
Bosnia and
Herzegovina
44 35 13 3 5
Croatia 33 35 22 2 7
Kosovo* 11 28 44 15 2
Republic of North
Macedonia
26 36 27 4 7
Montenegro 23 26 31 8 12
Serbia 25 36 23 5 12