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Insurance in Japan

Insurance in Japan

Summary

Insurance in Japan industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market share, market size (value 2012-16, and forecast to 2021). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market.

Synopsis

Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the Japan insurance market. Includes market size and segmentation data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.

Key Highlights

The insurance market consists of the non-life insurance sector and the life insurance sector. The value of the market is shown in terms of gross premium incomes.

The Japanese insurance market had total gross written premiums of $464.2bn in 2016, representing a compound annual rate of change (CARC) of -1.5% between 2012 and 2016.

The life insurance segment was the market's most lucrative in 2016, with total gross written premiums of $353.1bn, equivalent to 76.1% of the market's overall value.

Demand for life insurance products in the Japanese market is plausibly high due to the ageing demographics of the country. Markedly, the increasing life expectancy of the Japanese population is going to lead to cuts in premiums associated with mortality policy clauses over the next years.

Scope

  • Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, major segments, and leading players in the insurance market in Japan
  • Use the Five Forces analysis to determine the competitive intensity and therefore attractiveness of the insurance market in Japan
  • Leading company profiles reveal details of key insurance market players’ global operations and financial performance
  • Add weight to presentations and pitches by understanding the future growth prospects of the Japan insurance market with five year forecasts
Reasons to buy
  • What was the size of the Japan insurance market by value in 2016?
  • What will be the size of the Japan insurance market in 2021?
  • What factors are affecting the strength of competition in the Japan insurance market?
  • How has the market performed over the last five years?
  • Who are the top competitiors in Japan's insurance market?


Executive Summary
Market value
Market value forecast
Category segmentation
Geography segmentation
Market rivalry
Market Overview
Market definition
Market analysis
Market Data
Market value
Market Segmentation
Category segmentation
Geography segmentation
Market Outlook
Market value forecast
Five Forces Analysis
Summary
Buyer power
Supplier power
New entrants
Threat of substitutes
Degree of rivalry
Leading Companies
The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Co Ltd
Nippon Life Insurance Company
Japan Post Insurance Co., Ltd.
Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company
Macroeconomic Indicators
Country data
Methodology
Industry associations
Related MarketLine research
Appendix
About MarketLine
List of Tables
Table 1: Japan insurance market value: $ billion, 2012-16
Table 2: Japan insurance market category segmentation: $ billion, 2016
Table 3: Japan insurance market geography segmentation: $ billion, 2016
Table 4: Japan insurance market value forecast: $ billion, 2016-21
Table 5: The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Co Ltd: key facts
Table 6: The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Co Ltd: key financials ($)
Table 7: The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Co Ltd: key financials (¥)
Table 8: The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Co Ltd: key financial ratios
Table 9: Nippon Life Insurance Company: key facts
Table 10: Nippon Life Insurance Company: key financials ($)
Table 11: Nippon Life Insurance Company: key financials (¥)
Table 12: Nippon Life Insurance Company: key financial ratios
Table 13: Japan Post Insurance Co., Ltd.: key facts
Table 14: Japan Post Insurance Co., Ltd.: key financials ($)
Table 15: Japan Post Insurance Co., Ltd.: key financials (¥)
Table 16: Japan Post Insurance Co., Ltd.: key financial ratios
Table 17: Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company: key facts
Table 18: Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company: key financials ($)
Table 19: Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company: key financials (¥)
Table 20: Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company: key financial ratios
Table 21: Japan size of population (million), 2012-16
Table 22: Japan gdp (constant 2005 prices, $ billion), 2012-16
Table 23: Japan gdp (current prices, $ billion), 2012-16
Table 24: Japan inflation, 2012-16
Table 25: Japan consumer price index (absolute), 2012-16
Table 26: Japan exchange rate, 2012-16
List of Figures
Figure 1: Japan insurance market value: $ billion, 2012-16
Figure 2: Japan insurance market category segmentation: % share, by value, 2016
Figure 3: Japan insurance market geography segmentation: % share, by value, 2016
Figure 4: Japan insurance market value forecast: $ billion, 2016-21
Figure 5: Forces driving competition in the insurance market in Japan, 2016
Figure 6: Drivers of buyer power in the insurance market in Japan, 2016
Figure 7: Drivers of supplier power in the insurance market in Japan, 2016
Figure 8: Factors influencing the likelihood of new entrants in the insurance market in Japan, 2016
Figure 9: Factors influencing the threat of substitutes in the insurance market in Japan, 2016
Figure 10: Drivers of degree of rivalry in the insurance market in Japan, 2016
Figure 11: The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Co Ltd: revenues & profitability
Figure 12: The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Co Ltd: assets & liabilities
Figure 13: Nippon Life Insurance Company: revenues & profitability
Figure 14: Nippon Life Insurance Company: assets & liabilities
Figure 15: Japan Post Insurance Co., Ltd.: revenues & profitability
Figure 16: Japan Post Insurance Co., Ltd.: assets & liabilities
Figure 17: Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company: revenues & profitability
Figure 18: Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company: assets & liabilities

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