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Plunkett's Insurance Industry Almanac 2017: Insurance Industry Market Research, Statistics, Trends & Leading Companies

PLUNKETT'S INSURANCE INDUSTRY ALMANAC 2017

Key Findings:

  • Plunkett Research lists top 350 companies in Insurance and names top trends changing the industry for the mid term.
  • In America alone, the insurance business employed about 2.6 million people in 2016.
  • As of the end of 2015, Plunkett Research estimated that broadband connections at homes and businesses in the U.S. totaled more than 352.4 million (including mobile, residential and office subscriptions).
Key Features:
  • Industry trends analysis, market data and competitive intelligence
  • Market forecasts and Industry Statistics
  • Industry Associations and Professional Societies List
  • In-Depth Profiles of hundreds of leading companies
  • Industry Glossary
  • Buyer may register for access to search and export data at Plunkett Research Online
  • Link to our 5-minute video overview of this industry
Pages: 495
Statistical Tables Provided: 14
Companies Profiled: 357
Geographic Focus: Global

A complete market research report, including forecasts and market estimates, technologies analysis and developments at innovative firms. You will gain vital insights that can help you shape your own strategy for business development, product development and investments.
  • How is the industry evolving?
  • How is the industry being shaped by new technologies?
  • How is demand growing in emerging markets and mature economies?
  • What is the size of the market now and in the future?
  • What are the financial results of the leading companies?
  • What are the names and titles of top executives?
  • What are the top companies and what are their revenues?
Contents, Statistics, Forecasts and Analysis Include:

Major Trends Affecting the Insurance Industry


1) Introduction to the Insurance Industry
2) Aging Populations Create Challenges and Opportunities for the Insurance Industry
3) Sophisticated Risk Management and Prevention Programs Lead to Lower Losses
4) Risk Managers Seek Certification
5) Independent Agencies Continue to Dominate Commercial Insurance, but Play a Lesser Role in Personal Lines/Life Insurance Sales Fall in the U.S.
6) Insurance Direct Selling and E-Commerce Grow
7) Technology Drives Insurance Efficiencies/Policy Holders Allow Their Habits to Be Tracked for Lower Insurance Rates
8) States Pick Up Some Wind and Flood Risk for Homeowners/Underwriters Rely on Sophisticated Risk Analysis Technology to Set Rates
9) No End in Sight to the Growth of Specialized Insurance Lines
10) Annuity Account Managers Create New Product Strategies
11) Major U.S., Japanese and European Insurance Firms See Vast Promise in the Chinese, Southeast Asian Market and Emerging Markets
12) Continued Rise in Health Care Costs
13) Number of Uninsured Americans Declines But Remains High
14) U.S. Affordable Care Act (ACA) of 2010 Rewrote the Rules and Increased Coverage, But Costs Continue to Rise
15) Employers Fight Rapidly Growing Health Care Premiums/Require Employees to Pay a Significant Share of Costs
16) Insurance Companies Change Strategies Due to Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Rapidly Rising Costs of Care
17) Malpractice Suits Are Blamed for Rising Health Care Costs/Tort Reform Is Capping Awards for Damages
18) Hedge Funds Regroup and Play a Major Role in Financial Products Including Derivatives, Lending and Insurance
19) Credit Default Swaps (CDS) and Derivatives Soar into the Trillions of Dollars
20) Aging Populations, Baby Boomers Create Opportunities/U.S. Pension Accounts Top $24.5 Trillion
21) Basel III, Dodd-Frank Act and Volcker Act Increase Regulation/European Solvency II Takes Effect

Insurance Industry Statistics

1) Insurance Industry Statistics and Market Size Overview
2) Assets & Liabilities of U.S. Property-Casualty Insurance Companies: 2010-1st Quarter 2016
3) Assets & Liabilities of U.S. Life Insurance Companies: 2010-1st Quarter 2016
4) Typical U.S. Automobile Insurance Costs, per Year: 2016
5) Employers' Costs for Health Insurance, Amount & Percent of Total Compensation, U.S.: Selected Years, 2010-2015
6) The Nation's Health Dollar: 2016 Where It Came From (Estimated)
7) Number & Percent of Persons of All Ages with and without Health Insurance Coverage, U.S.: 1999-2015
8) Number & Percent of Persons without Health Insurance Coverage, by Age Group, U.S.: 1999-2015
9) Affordable Care Act Overview
10) Medical Care Benefits in the U.S.: Access, Participation and Take-Up Rates, March 2016
11) Retirement Benefits in the U.S.: Access, Participation and Take-Up Rates, March 2016
12) Life Expectancy at Age 65, U.S.
13) Employment in the Insurance Industry, U.S.: 2010-July 2016
14) Employment & Earnings in Insurance Industry Occupations, U.S.: May 2015


Introduction
How to Use This Book
Chapter 1: Major Trends Affecting the Insurance Industry
1) Introduction to the Insurance Industry
2) Aging Populations Create Challenges and Opportunities for the Insurance Industry
3) Sophisticated Risk Management and Prevention Programs Lead to Lower Losses
4) Risk Managers Seek Certification
5) Independent Agencies Continue to Dominate Commercial Insurance, but Play a Lesser Role in Personal Lines/Life Insurance Sales Fall in the U.S.
6) Insurance Direct Selling and E-Commerce Grow
7) Technology Drives Insurance Efficiencies/Policy Holders Allow Their Habits to Be Tracked for Lower Insurance Rates
8) States Pick Up Some Wind and Flood Risk for Homeowners/Underwriters Rely on Sophisticated Risk Analysis Technology to Set Rates
9) No End in Sight to the Growth of Specialized Insurance Lines
10) Annuity Account Managers Create New Product Strategies
11) Major U.S., Japanese and European Insurance Firms See Vast Promise in the Chinese, Southeast Asian Market and Emerging Markets
12) Continued Rise in Health Care Costs
13) Number of Uninsured Americans Declines But Remains High
14) U.S. Affordable Care Act (ACA) of 2010 Rewrote the Rules and Increased Coverage, But Costs Continue to Rise
15) Employers Fight Rapidly Growing Health Care Premiums/Require Employees to Pay a Significant Share of Costs
16) Insurance Companies Change Strategies Due to Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Rapidly Rising Costs of Care
17) Malpractice Suits Are Blamed for Rising Health Care Costs/Tort Reform Is Capping Awards for Damages
18) Hedge Funds Regroup and Play a Major Role in Financial Products Including Derivatives, Lending and Insurance
19) Credit Default Swaps (CDS) and Derivatives Soar into the Trillions of Dollars
20) Aging Populations, Baby Boomers Create Opportunities/U.S. Pension Accounts Top $24.5 Trillion
21) Basel III, Dodd-Frank Act and Volcker Act Increase Regulation/European Solvency II Takes Effect
Chapter 2: Insurance Industry Statistics
Insurance Industry Statistics and Market Size Overview
Assets & Liabilities of U.S. Property-Casualty Insurance Companies: 2010-1st Quarter 2016
Assets & Liabilities of U.S. Life Insurance Companies: 2010-1st Quarter 2016
Typical U.S. Automobile Insurance Costs, per Year: 2016
Employers' Costs for Health Insurance, Amount & Percent of Total Compensation, U.S.: Selected Years, 2010-2015
The Nation's Health Dollar: 2016 Where It Came From (Estimated)
Number & Percent of Persons of All Ages with and without Health Insurance Coverage, U.S.: 1999-2015
Number & Percent of Persons without Health Insurance Coverage, by Age Group, U.S.: 1999-2015
Affordable Care Act Overview
Medical Care Benefits in the U.S.: Access, Participation and Take-Up Rates, March 2016
Retirement Benefits in the U.S.: Access, Participation and Take-Up Rates, March 2016
Life Expectancy at Age 65, U.S.
Employment in the Insurance Industry, U.S.: 2010-July 2016
Employment & Earnings in Insurance Industry Occupations, U.S.: May 2015
Chapter 3: Important Insurance Industry Contacts
(Addresses, Phone Numbers and Internet Sites)
Chapter 4: THE INSURANCE 350:
Who They Are and How They Were Chosen
Index of Companies Within Industry Groups
Alphabetical Index
Index of U.S. Headquarters Location by State
Index of Non-U.S. Headquarters Location by Country
Individual Data Profiles on Each of THE INSURANCE 350
Additional Indexes
Index of Hot Spots for Advancement for Women/Minorities
Index by Subsidiaries, Brand Names and Selected Affiliations
A Short Insurance Industry Glossary

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