The Lowe-Chapman Los Angeles Metro Consumer Sentiment Index is comprised of data from three areas: Los Angeles County, Orange County and the Inland Empire. The Inland Empire consists of two counties, San Bernardino and Riverside. This is the first consumer sentiment index for the Los Angeles Metropolitan Area. This Index is constructed of seven questions from 500 respondents from Los Angeles County, Orange County and the Inland Empire and weighted by population. The base quarter is the second quarter of 2017.