Y Live Reviews and Features

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Y Live

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


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

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YouGov, Branded Surveys

In February, 2022, Populuslive rebranded itself as Y Live.

Y Live, 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

Y Live 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, Y Live issues 3000 monthly cheques to members who have reached the threshold for payment.

Survey Taking Experience

Survey Taking Details

Surveys with Y Live 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 November 30, 2022, October 31, 2022, August 31, 2022, June 15, 2022, April 15, 2022, February 22, 2022, January 26, 2022, December 21, 2021, October 29, 2021, September 30, 2021, July 21, 2021, June 30, 2021, 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, Y Live 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.

Y Live Reviews (600)

5 Star Reviews (524) 87.3
4 Star Reviews (55) 9.2
3 Star Reviews (2) 0.3
2 Star Reviews (4) 0.7
1 Star Reviews (15) 2.5

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Well run survey site

February 6, 2023 by Brenda from United Kingdom

I have been with Y live for many years and they are a very trustworthy survey company. I'm sent surveys varying from £1 to £3 an once I reach the £50 mark they will send a check. Sometimes it can take a little while but my points still get added and then forwarded once the £50 is in the process.

Highly recommended

February 3, 2023 by Samantha from United Kingdom

Excellent panel, serious, well designed surveys with hardly any technical issues. The rewards are good and paid promptly. They also proactively check that payments have gone through. I have been a member for quite a few years and would recommend them.

One of my favourite survey sites

February 1, 2023 by Angelica from United Kingdom

I like YLive even more now that they pay your reward into your bank account, rather than by cheque. I do get screened out of surveys occasionally, but much less often than with most sites and the surveys are in a comfortable format on both my laptop and phone screens. Doesn't take too long to reach the payout threshold.

A great way to earn whilst helping influencers with their decisions

February 1, 2023 by Maryann from United Kingdom

Their surveys are fun and interesting to take part in. Although sometimes I do not fit the profile, I always answer their surveys. They are reliable.


February 1, 2023 by Chris from United Kingdom

Have been with them for years. Always prompt payments once you reach 50 points. Recommended.