Life and Non-Life Insurance Market in Singapore - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2020 - 2025)

The market is segmented by Insurance type (Life and Non-life) by Distribution Channel (Direct, Agency, Banks, and Others)

Market Snapshot

Study Period:

2016-2025

Base Year:

2019

CAGR:

5 %

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Market Overview

  • The Life and Non-Life insurance market in Singapore are estimated to grow at a CAGR of approximately 5% during the forecast period.
  • The life insurance industry in Singapore recorded a total of SGD 4.3 billion in weighted new business premiums for YTD 4Q2019, an increase of 0.4% from the corresponding period in 2018. Total sum assured for new business continued to increase, recording a 7% growth year-on-year, amounting to SGD 149.5 billion. The industry’s continued growth is set against the backdrop of the nation’s muted economic growth for the year 2019 which was the slowest in a decade. The industry continued to make headway in narrowing the protection gap in Singapore with an increase in uptake of annual premium policies which recorded a seven percent increase from the same period last year. This amounted to SGD 3 billion in total weighted annual premiums. Non-life insurance Gross written premium (GWP) was up by 3.4% amounted to SGD 3.8 billion in 2018, In 2018 Motor insurance premiums decreased to SGD 1.11 billion, health insurance increased to SGD 583.3 million.

Scope of the Report

This report aims to provide a detailed analysis of the Life and Non-Life insurance market in Singapore. 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 Life and Non-Life insurance market in Singapore.

By Insurance type
Life Insurance
Individual
Group
Non-Life Insurance
Home
Motor
Others
By Distribution channel
Direct
Agency
Banks
others

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Key Market Trends

Increase in GDP Per Capita:

GDP per capita is a very important indicator of the economic strength of a country and a positive change is an indicator of economic growth. The per capita income of the country has increased in recent years and expected to continue. In 2019, Growth in the finance & insurance sector came in at 5.2% year-on-year, faster than the 3.2% expansion in the previous quarter. The sector’s strong performance was largely due to expansions in fund management, foreign exchange trading, and other segments. On a quarter-on-quarter seasonally-adjusted annualized basis, the finance and insurance sector grew by 7.6%, accelerating from the 4.9% growth in the first quarter.

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Recover in underiting profit in Motor vehicle insurance:

For the year 2018, Motor insurers made a stunning turnaround to record an underwriting profit of almost SGD 9.96 million, up from a loss of SGD 27.2 million. This turnaround is primarily attributed to a 1.5% decrease in incurred claims, reflecting efforts of effective fraud management initiatives by the sector as well as a decline in the number of road traffic accidents in 2018.

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Competitive Landscape

The report covers the major players operating in the Life and Non-Life insurance market in Singapore. The market is Fragmented, the market is expected to grow during the forecast period due to recovering in the economy and many other factors.

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Table Of Contents

  1. 1. INTRODUCTION

    1. 1.1 Study Deliverables

    2. 1.2 Study Assumptions

    3. 1.3 Scope of the Study

  2. 2. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

  3. 3. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  4. 4. MARKET DYNAMICS

    1. 4.1 Market Overview

    2. 4.2 Market Drivers

    3. 4.3 Market Restraints

    4. 4.4 Porters 5 Force Analysis

      1. 4.4.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers

      3. 4.4.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.4.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry

  5. 5. MARKET SEGMENTATION

    1. 5.1 By Insurance type

      1. 5.1.1 Life Insurance

        1. 5.1.1.1 Individual

        2. 5.1.1.2 Group

      2. 5.1.2 Non-Life Insurance

        1. 5.1.2.1 Home

        2. 5.1.2.2 Motor

        3. 5.1.2.3 Others

    2. 5.2 By Distribution channel

      1. 5.2.1 Direct

      2. 5.2.2 Agency

      3. 5.2.3 Banks

      4. 5.2.4 others

  6. 6. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

    1. 6.1 Vendor Market Share

    2. 6.2 Mergers & Acquisitions

    3. 6.3 Company Profiles

      1. 6.3.1 AON SINGAPORE PTE LTD

      2. 6.3.2 MSIG INSURANCE (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD.

      3. 6.3.3 SWISS LIFE (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD.

      4. 6.3.4 TOKIO MARINE LIFE INSURANCE SINGAPORE LTD.

      5. 6.3.5 AIA SINGAPORE PRIVATE LIMITED

      6. 6.3.6 THE GREAT EASTERN LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED

      7. 6.3.7 AVIVA LTD

      8. 6.3.8 SWISS RE ASIA PTE. LTD.

      9. 6.3.9 SCOR SERVICES ASIA-PACIFIC PTE. LTD.

      10. 6.3.10 LIBERTY INSURANCE PTE LTD

  7. *List Not Exhaustive
  8. 7. MARKET OPPORTUNITIES AND FUTURE TRENDS

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