Meb Gafur, June 2016
Mobile is the most reliable method for surveying both emerging and developed markets since it:
On Device Research recently conducted “research on research” analysis of mobile surveys’ ability to gain representative data from across the world. In order to get a good geographic spread we analysed data from surveys in the UK, India, Malaysia and South Africa.
The results show across all markets that mobile is the optimum choice for multi-country market research studies due to its ability to reach a more representative spread of the population both in terms of reaching:
In India and Malaysia we also compared our own mobile collected brand tracking data to face-to-face, and found that mobile more closely correlated to the census/till receipt data. Thus reinforcing mobile’s ability to better deliver greater accuracy compared to traditional methodologies.
As mobile becomes the primary device for accessing the internet across the globe it is only tool that can be reliably used across both developed and emerging markets for multi-country studies.
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