Life Insurance & Annuities in Canada: Market Research Report

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Life Insurance & Annuities in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 52411aCA | Jan 2016

Long lifeline: Rising interest rates and a growing distance from the recession will aid the industry

IBISWorld’s Life Insurance & Annuities market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Despite generally rising levels of life insurance and annuity premiums, volatile net investment income has damaged revenue for the Life Insurance and Annuities industry over the five years to 2014. However, rising interest rates and a growing distance from the financial crisis are anticipated to benefit the industry in the next five years. Given the industry's reliance on fixed-income securities for investment income, gradual increases in interest rates over the five-year period are anticipated to boost asset returns. Moreover, demographic trends witnessed in recent years are forecast to continue in the years ahead, particularly the aging of the domestic population... purchase to read more

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Industry revenue can primarily be broken down into annuity considerations, life insurance premiums and investment income. Annuities protect their owners against the possibility of outliving their financial resources during retirement, while life insurance protects the policyholder's dependents from financial hardship in the event of death. In addition, the industry underwrites disability income insurance policies, which provide paycheck protection for workers who are unable to work due to accident or illness, and accidental death and dismemberment insurance policies.


In 2015, group annuities are anticipated to account for 40.9% of total industry revenue, while individual annuities are expected to represent 21.5% of revenue in the same year... purchase to read more


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What is the Life Insurance & Annuities Industry?

This industry accepts liability under annuities and life, disability income and accidental death and dismemberment insurance policies. Enterprises include fraternal organizations, privately held insurers, publicly traded insurers and mutual insurance companies.

Industry Products
Group annuitiesIndividual annuitiesGroup life insurance premiumsIndividual life insurance premiumsInvestment income and other products
Industry Activities
Underwriting group life policiesUnderwriting individual life policiesUnderwriting group annuitiesUnderwriting individual annuitiesInvesting insurance premiums

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