The developments in 2022 in the Macedonian accession process have had a slight negative effect on public support for EU membership. In 2022, 64% of the population would vote positively for North Macedonia’s membership in the EU, equaling the results from 2019, which has had the lowest values for positive support in the longitudinal dataset.
These is a considerable gap between the two largest ethnic communities, the ethnic Macedonians and the ethnic Albanians in the country in the levels of support for EU membership. 57% of ethnic Macedonians support EU membership. A significantly higher percent of Albanians (79%) are in favour of EU membership
Almost half of the population indicates the obstructions from neighbouring EU member states as the main barrier to EU membership.
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Analysis of public opinion on North Macedonia’s accession to the European Union (2014-2022)