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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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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 February 2, 2024, 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 (616)

5 Star Reviews (535) 86.9
4 Star Reviews (58) 9.4
3 Star Reviews (3) 0.5
2 Star Reviews (5) 0.8
1 Star Reviews (15) 2.4

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Great Surveys

February 4, 2024 by Sharon from United Kingdom

I’ve been a member for some time now. Have frequent survey invites for various £ cash amounts. When you get to £50 before the end of that current month you cash out. Normally paid in the 2nd week of the following month. Easy bacs or cheque payment option. Good communication from this site. Totally recommend.


February 4, 2024 by jean from United Kingdom

The new rewards system is excellent they pay straight into your bank account within 3 days instead of waiting 14 days as previously. Well done populus.

Excellent Site

February 4, 2024 by Robin from United Kingdom

Y-Live surveys have a consistent and intuitive format that makes them easy to complete. I don’t get that many of them and I’m screened out quite often. But screen-outs almost always occur right at the beginning (unlike some sites, which suddenly notice that you don’t fit the target profile after you’ve completed the whole survey – odd, that). Y-Live has probably the best recompense mechanism there is. Once you've reached the target balance, it simply transfers it to your nominated account. Boiling that all down to three words, Y-Live is easy, fair, and helpful. That’s a pretty good recommendation.


February 4, 2024 by Adrian from United Kingdom

I've been a member for a good few years now. It's the best survey site I'm a member of, it's regular, well paid, interesting survey's. Most surveys earn you £1-£5 each. It doesn't take long at all to reach the £50 payout threshold. I've had quite a few payouts . It's so easy too! As soon as you've reached the £50 it can be paid automatically into your bank account, or a cheque can be sent if you prefer. If you're looking to earn a little extra money then this website is a must!

One of the best

February 4, 2024 by Debbie from United Kingdom

One of the best survey sites I've used. You get regular surveys earning £1+. They don't take that long to complete and are interesting to do. You are automatically sent a payment once you reach the threshold of 50 points for £50.
I've been using it for a while and get a payment every few months which is great. Highly recommend it!