Personal Accident and Health Insurance in Canada, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017


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Synopsis

The report provides in depth market analysis, information and insights into the Canadian personal accident and health insurance segment, including:

  • The Canadian personal accident and health insurance segment’s growth prospects by insurance categories
  • Key trends and drivers for the personal accident and health insurance segment
  • The various distribution channels in the Canadian personal accident and health insurance segment
  • The detailed competitive landscape in the personal accident and health insurance segment in Canada
  • Regulatory policies of the Canadian insurance industry
  • A description of the personal accident and health reinsurance segment in Canada
  • Porter's Five Forces Analysis of the personal accident and health insurance segment
  • A benchmarking section on the Canadian life insurance segment in comparison with other countries with US$60–US$150 billion in gross written premium

Executive summary

The Canadian personal accident and health insurance segment grew from CAD16.1 billion (US$15.1 billion) in 2008 to CAD20.5 billion (US$20.6 billion) in 2012, at a review-period CAGR of 6.3%. The growth resulted from an increased number of outbound travelers from Canada, rising demand for private health insurance products as a result of inadequate publicly funded healthcare and a rising elderly population which consumes more health insurance products. These factors, coupled with the improving business and environmental conditions in the US, the largest trading partner and importer of Canada’s goods, is expected to support the growth of the Canadian personal accident and health insurance segment over the forecast period (2013–2017). As such, the Canadian personal accident and health segment is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.8% over the forecast period.

Scope

This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the personal accident and health insurance segment in Canada:

  • It provides historical values for the Canadian personal accident and health insurance segment for the report’s 2008–2012 review period and forecast figures for the 2012–2017 forecast period.
  • It offers a detailed analysis of the key categories in the Canadian personal accident and health insurance segment, along with market forecasts until 2017.
  • It covers an exhaustive list of parameters, including written premium, incurred loss, loss ratio, commissions and expenses, combined ratio, frauds and crimes, total assets, total investment income and retentions.
  • It analyses the various distribution channels for personal accident and health insurance products in Canada.
  • Using Porter’s industry-standard “Five Forces” analysis, it details the competitive landscape in Canada for the personal accident and health insurance segment.
  • It provides a detailed analysis of the reinsurance segment in Canada and its growth prospects.
  • It profiles the top personal accident and health insurance companies in Canada and outlines the key regulations affecting them.

Reasons to buy

  • Make strategic business decisions using in-depth historic and forecast market data related to the Canadian personal accident and health insurance segment and each category within it
  • Understand the demand-side dynamics, key market trends and growth opportunities within the Canadian personal accident and health insurance segment
  • Assess the competitive dynamics in the personal accident and health insurance segment, along with the reinsurance segment
  • Identify the growth opportunities and market dynamics within key product categories
  • Gain insights into key regulations governing the Canadian insurance segment and its impact on companies and the market's future

Key highlights

  • The Canadian personal accident and health segment rose from CAD16.1 billion (US$15.1 billion) in 2008 to CAD20.5 billion (US$20.6 billion) in 2012, at a CAGR of 6.3% during the review period. 
  • The growth was a product of the increased number of outbound travelers from Canada, rising demand for private health insurance products from an inadequate public system, and the rising elderly population.
  • The health category is controlled by the public sector, while private health insurers complement the public healthcare system by providing non-urgent and elective treatments.
  • The main distribution channels for personal accident and health insurers in Canada are agencies, brokers and direct marketing
  • The personal accident and health segment is competitive with the presence of both domestic and overseas businesses.