Half of Bulgaria’s adult citizens surveyed (50%) said they supported the membership of the country in the Schengen area and 18% opposed, according to data from a nationally representative survey of public opinion conducted by the Open Society Institute – Sofia in April 2018. Membership support fell by nearly 17% compared to 2011, and disagreement increased threefold from just 6% 7 years ago to 18% in the spring of 2018.
Source: National representative surveys among the adult population in Bulgaria conducted by the Open Society Institute – Sofia. Data for 2018 are from a national representative survey conducted in April 2018, funded and implemented by the Open Society Institute – Sofia.
More information can be found in the analysis Public Opinion in Bulgaria in 2018: EU membership and further integration.