Germany Motor Insurance Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2022 - 2027)

Germany Motor Insurance Market. The market is segmented by type (Third party coverage, partial coverage and comprehensive) by Distribution Channel (Brokers, Agency, Direct, Banks, and Others)

Market Snapshot

Germany Motor Insurance Market
Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2021
CAGR: 3.5 %

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Market Overview

· The Germany Motor Insurance Market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of approximately 3.5% during the forecast period.

· Motor vehicle insurance was by far the largest insurance class, total motor insurance gross written premium (GWP) was increased by 3.6% in 2018 amounted to 27,922 EUR million, motor vehicle third party liability (MTPL) was increased by 2.8% amounted to 16,484 EUR million in 2018. As in the previous years, the increase is attributable both to a rise in the number of policies and to higher average premiums. In 2018, Total motor insurance claims was increase by 1% and for MTPL claims was increased by 2.6%, number of contracts for total motor insurance was 118.6 million and number of contracts of motor vehicle third party liability (MTPL) was 65.2 million in 2018.

· All drivers in Germany must be covered by some form of car insurance, people cannot register a vehicle without it. If a person is a long-term resident of Germany, they need German car insurance, even if they have brought a car from abroad to Germany; foreign car insurance is not enough.

· Digitalization is a central concern of the German insurance industry. Many insurance companies are currently modernizing their IT infrastructures, moving to cloud solutions or investing in new technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) or blockchain in order to provide enhanced products and services to their customers. In 2017, German insurers spent EUR 4.45 billion in total on IT, one of the key investment priorities in insurance companies include the optimization of business processes, the operating organization and the insurance IT. This weighting has increased further by the momentum of Digitization and their dynamic effects on competitiveness.

Scope of the Report

This report aims to provide a detailed analysis of the Germany Motor Insurance Market. It focuses on the market dynamics, emerging trends in the segments and regional markets, and insights on various product and application types. Also, it analyses the key players and the competitive landscape in the Germany Motor Insurance Market.

By Motor Insurance type
Third Party Liability
Comprehensive insurance
By Channel of Distribution

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Key Market Trends

Increase in Number of Contracts in Motor Insurance:

Year on year number of contracts are increasing, it shows demand motor insurance is not decreasing. Automotive is the largest segment of the insurance industry in Germany, most German non-life insurers are reasonably focused on auto insurance, with Auto insurance holding the largest share of non-life insurance premiums on the insurance market, which is EUR 27,922 million in 2018.

Germany Motor Insurance Market

Increase in Electric cars sales:

During 2019, Germany surpassed Norway as the largest European market for electrically chargeable vehicles. About 68,000 electric cars were sold in Germany in 2018. The number of electric car sales has risen in each of the years reported, with a particularly strong rise seen in 2017, when the figures have more than doubled, in 2019, nearly 60.9% were up in electric car sales.

Germany Motor Insurance Market

Competitive Landscape

The Germany Motor Insurance Market report covers the major players operating in the Germany Motor Insurance Market. The market is fragmented, the market is expected to grow during the forecast period due to increase in automobile sales and many other factors.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Deliverables

    2. 1.2 Study Assumptions

    3. 1.3 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Market Overview

    2. 4.2 Market Drivers

    3. 4.3 Market Restraints

    4. 4.4 Value Chain / Supply Chain Analysis

    5. 4.5 Porters 5 Force Analysis

      1. 4.5.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.5.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers

      3. 4.5.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.5.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.5.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry

    6. 4.6 PESTLE Analysis

    7. 4.7 Key Market Insights

      1. 4.7.1 Key Trends in Germany Insurance Industry and Insurtech Market

      2. 4.7.2 Impact of Government Regulations and Initiatives on the Insurance Industry


    1. 5.1 By Motor Insurance type

      1. 5.1.1 Third Party Liability

      2. 5.1.2 Comprehensive insurance

    2. 5.2 By Channel of Distribution

      1. 5.2.1 Brokers

      2. 5.2.2 Agency

      3. 5.2.3 Banks

      4. 5.2.4 Direct

      5. 5.2.5 Others


    1. 6.1 Vendor Market Share

    2. 6.2 Mergers & Acquisitions

    3. 6.3 Company Profiles

      1. 6.3.1 Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft Aktiengesellschaft in München

      2. 6.3.2 Allianz Beratungs- und Vertriebs-AG

      3. 6.3.3 Debeka Lebensversicherungsverein auf Gegenseitigkeit Sitz Koblenz am Rhein

      4. 6.3.4 R+V VERSICHERUNG AG

      5. 6.3.5 SIGNAL IDUNA Lebensversicherung a. G.

      6. 6.3.6 Versicherungskammer Bayern Versicherungsanstalt des öffentlichen Rechts

      7. 6.3.7 VHV Vereinigte Hannoversche Versicherung a.G.

      8. 6.3.8 Axa konzern ag

      9. 6.3.9 CHECK24 GmbH

      10. 6.3.10 GOTHAER Versicherungsbank VVaG

    4. *List Not Exhaustive

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Germany Motor Insurance Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

The Germany Motor Insurance Market is growing at a CAGR of 3.5% over the next 5 years.

Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft Aktiengesellschaft in München, Allianz Beratungs- und Vertriebs-AG, Debeka Lebensversicherungsverein auf Gegenseitigkeit Sitz Koblenz am Rhein , R+V VERSICHERUNG AG , SIGNAL IDUNA Lebensversicherung a. G. are the major companies operating in Germany Motor Insurance Market.

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