D.1. What do you think is most important for getting ahead in life?
Economy Having a good education Working hard Knowing the right people Being lucky Belonging to a wealthy family DK/refuse Other
Balkan Barometer 2019
SEE 23 27 26 14 7 2 1
Albania 32 41 14 6 5 2 1
Bosnia and
Herzegovina
15 23 35 15 7 3 1
Croatia n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kosovo* 29 29 28 7 6 1 0
Republic of North
Macedonia
22 24 26 17 8 1 1
Montenegro 23 24 27 18 7 0 2
Serbia 19 22 28 19 9 2 1
Balkan Barometer 2018
SEE 21 26 29 14 7 1 1
Albania 27 28 27 8 9 0 0
Bosnia and
Herzegovina
24 26 28 14 7 1 1
Croatia n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kosovo* 53 25 16 3 3 0 0
Republic of North
Macedonia
21 27 30 13 7 1 1
Montenegro 17 35 24 16 7 1 0
Serbia 12 24 33 19 8 1 2
Balkan Barometer 2017
SEE 19 25 31 16 7 1 1
Albania 21 31 29 8 11 0 0
Bosnia and
Herzegovina
19 26 32 14 6 1 2
Croatia 18 24 24 23 7 1 2
Kosovo* 58 26 10 2 3 0 0
Republic of North
Macedonia
17 22 35 15 9 1 1
Montenegro 20 33 23 17 5 1 1
Serbia 11 23 38 18 8 1 1
Balkan Barometer 2016
SEE 22 25 28 16 6 1 1
Albania 32 28 23 7 9 0 0
Bosnia and
Herzegovina
23 26 22 15 9 3 2
Croatia 21 22 30 20 7 0 1
Kosovo* 52 25 15 5 1 2 0
Republic of North
Macedonia
24 21 34 15 5 0 1
Montenegro 24 27 21 18 7 2 1
Serbia 13 27 32 20 5 1 2
Balkan Barometer 2015
SEE 23 25 23 18 7 1 2
Albania 46 30 16 4 4 0 0
Bosnia and
Herzegovina
22 29 20 18 8 1 1
Croatia 18 24 25 22 7 0 3
Kosovo* 61 21 9 5 2 0 1
Republic of North
Macedonia
13 25 28 16 13 1 1
Montenegro 22 27 21 21 7 1 2
Serbia 14 23 26 24 7 1 3