Populuslive Reviews and Features

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Northburgh House, 10 Northburgh Street London,   EC1V 0AT GB
Tel: +44 [0]20 7253 9900   Contact: [email protected]
Operated by: Populus Limited


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50 point (£50) minimum account balance required to request payment.

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Populuslive, part of Populus Limited, based in the UK, is a popular market research company. The panel was established in 2003 with a presence that has grown to 75 countries worldwide. The panel does research in the business, culture and politics sectors. Joining the community is simple - start by filling out a short and simple registration form.

Payment and Rewards

Earn £1.00 for Every 5 Minutes

Populuslive gives its members the opportunity to earn £1.00 for every 5 minutes they spend on a survey. Depending on the length, most surveys pay between 1 to 3 points each (1 point = £1.00) and take usually about 5 to 15 minutes to finish. Please note that rewards will only be credited to your account once the survey is closed. This could range from one day to three months, depending on the research and nature of the study.

Cash in at £50.00

Once you have accumulated 50 points (£50.00) you are eligible to request a cheque or a BACS payment at the next payment date. The payment date is at the end of each month and if you requested a cheque, it will arrive within two weeks after this date. BACS payments typically take a few days to arrive. On average, Populuslive issues 3000 monthly cheques to members who have reached the threshold for payment.

Survey Taking Experience

Survey Taking Details

Surveys with Populuslive are designed to be interesting and varied on subject matter. Most members will receive about two survey invitations weekly to express their opinions and insights on a given topic. Participate early! Once survey space is filled, you will not be able to answer.

Monthly Prize Draws

Each time you screen out of a survey - which may happen if you do not meet the required participant profile, you will be automatically entered into the monthly prize draw of £250. The draw will take place on the second Monday of each calendar month and winners are notified within 4 weeks of the draw taking place.

Eligibility: Open to residents of the UK only. 16+

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Note: On May 31, 2021, April 30, 2021, March 29, 2021, February 26, 2021, January 26, 2021, December 22, 2020, November 28, 2020, October 26, 2020, September 25, 2020, August 27, 2020, July 23, 2020, May 22, 2020, April 21, 2020, March 1, 2020, January 22, 2020, December 18, 2019 and on November 25, 2019, Populuslive emailed their members to ask that a review be left on SurveyPolice for their panel. The content of these emails falls within our allowable rules pertaining to review solicitations, hence the increase in reviews around these dates.

Populuslive Reviews (487)

5 Star Reviews (423) 86.9
4 Star Reviews (44) 9.0
3 Star Reviews (3) 0.6
2 Star Reviews (4) 0.8
1 Star Reviews (13) 2.7

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The only one for me

June 5, 2021 by Alan from United Kingdom

This is the best site to use for surveys. The others I've tried you end up answering the questions and then, don't get paid. I've had two payments from Populuslive so far.

New Payment Method

June 4, 2021 by Denise from United Kingdom

So pleased we don't have out of date cheques sent now!

Worth it...

June 4, 2021 by Laura from United Kingdom

Been using Populus for a while now and can't fault it. Prompt payment when you reach 50 points, which is a lot more convenient now they have introduced payments straight into your account rather than having to wait for a cheque (still an option if you prefer). Surveys are quick and worth it for the rewards.

Best by far

June 4, 2021 by Kevin from United Kingdom

Have been a member with Populuslive for many years. Have always regarded them as the best and still do. They offer good - generous rewards for completing interesting surveys. The threshold can be reached quite quickly. The new payment means makes it even better ; as funds are paid directly into your account automatically. Works perfectly. Cannot be faulted.

Probably the best.

June 3, 2021 by Laurence from United Kingdom

Populuslive is probably the best survey site, on the Web. The surveys are usually about subjects of interest and the rewards are quite generous.