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Life Insurance & Annuities in Canada - Industry Market Research Report

Life Insurance & Annuities in Canada

The Life Insurance and Annuities industry in Canada has experienced solid growth over the five years to 2019 amid increasing wealth and an aging population. Industry operators accept liability for annuities and life insurance policies, disability income and accidental death and dismemberment insurance policies, while also investing the premiums received by clients into a variety of financial securities. Life and annuity premiums have increased every year over the five years to 2019, as several key external drivers have provided continued stimulus. The industry's expansion is expected to be driven by similar trends that characterized the growth of the past five years.

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.

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2019)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Per capita disposable income
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2019)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2019)
    • Table Business Locations 2019
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
  • Major Companies
    • Table Major Players
    • Table Manulife Financial Corporation (industry-relevant operations) - financial performance*
    • Table Sun Life Financial Inc. (industry-relevant operations) - financial performance*
    • Table The Great-West Lifeco Inc. (industry-relevant operations) - financial performance*
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital Intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs. growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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