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Ipsos Primary Consumer Sentiment Index

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Overview

Our Ipsos Primary Consumer Sentiment Index (PCSI) data survey and provide insight into how consumers feel about current and future economic conditions, intentions and expectations.

The index measures eleven key conditions as perceived by primary consumers in 24 countries to deliver the most comprehensive data set available on consumer sentiment.

Available exclusively through Thomson Reuters, the Consumer Sentiment Index provides monthly, global data back to 2002 in the United States, 2005 in Brazil and 2010 in other markets. The index is highly correlated with other consumer confidence indices and has the added benefit of being available globally.

Benefits

The world’s most in-depth monthly question tracking per country

A composite index with 11 questions running monthly in 22 countries since March 2010, Brazil since 2005 and in the United States since 2002.

The world’s only monthly multi-country, directly comparable primary consumer economic assessment, outlook, purchase and savings index.

The only global Index with 24 countries released at the same time

Data output is derived from a balanced online sample weighted to the latest census information of the general population in each country, aged 18-64 in the US and Canada, and 16-64 in all other countries.

Detailed analysis

Get access to the underlying questions and responses in 700+ time series.

Questions cover consumer-citizen assessments of current country economic situation, state of local economy, current and expectations of personal finances, comfort level of purchases, confidence about job security, knowledge/experience of job loss and confidence to invest in the future.

Understand consumer opinions across demographics

Additional in-depth analysis of consumer sentiment allowing users to access over 20,000 powerful, detailed demographic series.

Ipsos primary consumer sentiment index

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