Citizens’ perception of the economic situation in the country and the work of the Government in terms of solving these problems is negative. Most of the respondents (about 60%) from the survey of MKD.mk conducted by the Market Vision agency assess the work of the Government and the Prime Minister as unsuccessful, and only 20% of them believe that the Government and the Prime Minister are successful in dealing with economic problems. From 1 to 5, the Government received a score of 2.37, while the Prime Minister got 2.25.
Only 19.8% of the respondents think that Macedonia is moving in a positive direction. Young people under the age of 40, unlike the elderly, in a larger percentage believe that the country is moving in a positive direction. Mostly, the negative situation in the country is due to the poor performance of the Government, a response given by almost 40% of respondents. Other main reasons for the negative situation in the country are the impact of the pandemic (25.6% of the answers), as well as corruption and dysfunction of the legal system, an answer given by 17.8% of respondents.
The most important problems facing the country according to most respondents are the unfavorable economic situation and unemployment (44.9% of the respondents) and corruption and the dysfunctional legal system (30.4%).