Thomson Reuters / Ipsos Primary Consumer Sentiment


Ipsos Global Primary Consumer Sentiment Index (PCSI) measures eleven key conditions as perceived by primary consumers in 24 countries & 7 regions to deliver the most comprehensive data set available on current and future economic conditions, intentions and expectations.

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Ipsos Consumer Sentiment Indices, question responses & demographic breakdowns are exclusively available to Thomson Reuters.

Only Ipsos have comparable data across 24 countries & 7 regions.

The Ipsos Monthly Global Primary Consumer Sentiment Index is a composite index of 11 questions that run monthly via online polls in the countries surveyed.

The data output is based on the views of a fresh, randomly selected representative sample each month of primary consumers aged 18-64 in the US and Canada and aged 16-62 in other countries. Primary consumers are a comparable, standardized and weighted group in each country that is based on a minimum level of education and income.

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Africa & Middle East Asia Pacific - BRIC - North America - Europe - G8 Countries - Central & South America

Argentina Australia Belgium Brazil
Canada China France Germany
Hungary India Israel Italy
Japan Mexico Poland Russia
Saudi Arabia South Africa South Korea Spain
Sweden UK United States Turkey

Users are able to access data for United States from 2002 and for other countries & regions from 2010

Series are updated on the second Wednesday of every month for the US

Usual associated metadata is available including Next date of release for the 5 coming releases.


Ipsos is an independent market research company controlled and managed by research professionals. Founded in France in 1975, Ipsos has grown to a worldwide research group with a strong presence in all key markets and is the world’s third largest market research company. With offices in 84 countries and over 16,000 employees, Ipsos delivers insightful expertise across six research specializations: advertising, customer loyalty, marketing, media, public affairs research, and survey management. Ipsos has been listed on the Paris Stock Exchange since 1999 and generate global revenues of €1,363 billion (1.897 billion USD) in 2011.

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