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Life Insurance in Bahrain, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2020

Life Insurance in Bahrain, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2020

Synopsis

Timetric’s 'Life Insurance in Bahrain, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2020' report provides a detailed outlook by product category for the Bahraini life insurance segment, and a comparison of the Bahraini insurance industry with its regional counterparts.

It provides key performance indicators such as written premium, incurred loss, loss ratio, commissions and expenses, total assets, total investment income and retentions during the review period (2011–2015) and forecast period (2015–2020).

The report also analyzes distribution channels operating in the segment, gives a comprehensive overview of the Bahraini economy and demographics, and provides detailed information on the competitive landscape in the country.

The report brings together Timetric’s research, modeling and analysis expertise, giving insurers access to information on segment dynamics and competitive advantages, and profiles of insurers operating in the country. The report also includes details of insurance regulations, and recent changes in the regulatory structure.

Summary

Timetric’s 'Life Insurance in Bahrain. Key Trends and Opportunities to 2020' report provides in-depth market analysis, information and insights into the Bahraini life insurance segment, including:

  • An overview of the Bahraini life insurance segment
  • The Bahraini life insurance segment’s growth prospects by category
  • A comprehensive overview of the Bahraini economy and demographics
  • A comparison of the Bahraini life insurance segment with its regional counterparts
  • The various distribution channels in the Bahraini life insurance segment
  • Details of the competitive landscape in the life insurance segment in Bahrain
  • Details of regulatory policy applicable to the Bahraini insurance industry
Scope

This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the life insurance segment in Bahrain:
  • It provides historical values for the Bahraini life insurance segment for the report’s 2011–2015 review period, and projected figures for the 2015–2020 forecast period.
  • It offers a detailed analysis of the key categories in the Bahraini life insurance segment, and market forecasts to 2020.
  • It provides a comparison of the Bahraini life insurance segment with its regional counterparts
  • It analyzes the various distribution channels for life insurance products in Bahrain.
  • It profiles the top life insurance companies in Bahrain and outlines the key regulations affecting them.
Reasons To Buy
  • Make strategic business decisions using in-depth historic and forecast market data related to the Bahraini life insurance segment, and each category within it.
  • Understand the demand-side dynamics, key market trends and growth opportunities in the Bahraini life insurance segment.
  • Assess the competitive dynamics in the life insurance segment.
  • Identify growth opportunities and market dynamics in key product categories.
  • Gain insights into key regulations governing the Bahraini insurance industry, and their impact on companies and the industry's future.
Key Highlights
  • In March 2017, State Bank of India (SBI) Life announced plans to enter the Bahraini insurance industry by 2018. It is currently waiting for approval from the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB).
  • In 2015, the Bahraini insurance industry comprised 25 domestic and 11 foreign insurers, which carry out insurance, reinsurance, takaful and retakaful business.
  • In April 2015, Zurich International Life reduced its number of licenses from three to two. This was to simplify its legal structure and provide more resources to loyal customers.


  • Key Facts and Highlights
    • Table Bahraini Life Insurance – Key Facts, 2015
    • Table Bahraini Life Insurance – Segment Shares of Insurers, 2015
  • Executive Summary
  • Economy and Demographics
    • Table Bahraini Government Credit Ratings
  • Segment Outlook
    • Regional Comparison
    • Segment Indicators
      • Gross written premium and penetration
        • Table Bahraini Life Insurance – Gross Written Premium (BHD Million and US$ Million), 2011–2015
        • Table Bahraini Life Insurance – Penetration (%), 2011–2015
        • Table Bahraini Life Insurance – Gross Written Premium (BHD Million and US$ Million), 2015–2020
        • Table Bahraini Life Insurance – Penetration (%), 2015–2020
        • Table Bahraini Life Insurance – Premium per Capita (BHD and US$), 2011–2015
        • Table Bahraini Life Insurance – Premium per Capita (BHD and US$), 2015–2020
      • Policies sold
        • Table Bahraini Life Insurance – Number of Policies Sold (Thousand), 2011–2015
        • Table Bahraini Life Insurance – Number of Policies Sold (Thousand), 2015–2020
      • Claims
        • Table Bahraini Life Insurance – Paid Claims (BHD Million and US$ Million), 2011–2015
        • Table Bahraini Life Insurance – Paid Claims (BHD Million and US$ Million), 2015–2020
      • Assets and investments
        • Table Bahraini Life Insurance – Total Assets (BHD Million and US$ Billion), 2011–2015
        • Table Bahraini Life Insurance – Total Assets (BHD Million and US$ Billion), 2015–2020
        • Table Bahraini Life Insurance – Total Investment Income (BHD Thousand and US$ Thousand), 2011–2015
        • Table Bahraini Life Insurance – Total Investment Income (BHD Thousand and US$ Thousand), 2015–2020
        • Table Bahraini Life Insurance – Investment Portfolio (BHD Billion), 2011–2015
        • Table Bahraini Life Insurance – Investment Portfolio (BHD Billion), 2015–2020
  • Distribution Channel Outlook
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Bahraini Life Segment – Market Shares of Leading Insurers (%), 2015
    • Company Profiles
      • Life Insurance Corporation (International) Company – company overview
        • Table Life Insurance Corporation (International) Insurance Company – Key Facts
        • Table Life Insurance Corporation (International) Insurance Company – Key Financials (BHD Million), 2011–2015
      • American Life Insurance Company – company overview
        • Table American Life Insurance Company – Key Facts
      • Zurich International Life Ltd – company overview
        • Table Zurich International Life Ltd Insurance Company – Key Facts
        • Table Zurich International Life Ltd Insurance Company – Key Financials (BHD Million), 2011–2015
      • Bahrain National Life Assurance Company – company overview
        • Table Bahrain National Life Assurance Insurance Company – Key Facts
      • Al Hilal Life Insurance Company – company overview
        • Table Al Hilal Life Insurance Company – Key Facts
        • Table Al Hilal Life Insurance Company – Key Financials (BHD Million), 2011–2015
  • Governance, Risk and Compliance
    • Table Bahrain – Insurance Regulatory Framework Key Features
    • Legislation Overview and Historical Evolution
    • Latest Changes in Regulation
    • Legislation and Market Practice by Type of Insurance
      • Life insurance
        • Table Bahrain – Life Insurance Regulatory Framework
      • Property insurance
        • Table Bahrain – Property Insurance Regulatory Framework
      • Motor insurance
        • Table Bahrain – Motor Insurance Regulatory Framework
      • Liability insurance
        • Table Bahrain – Liability Insurance Regulatory Framework
      • Marine, aviation and transit insurance
      • Personal accident and health insurance
    • Compulsory Insurance
      • Motor third party liability insurance
      • Professional indemnity insurance for insurance brokers and insurance consultants
      • Social insurance law
      • Liability for ships with respect to oil pollution
      • Health insurance scheme for national employees and expatriates
    • Supervision and Control
      • International Association of Insurance Supervisors
      • Central Bank of Bahrain
      • Bahrain Insurance Association
    • Non-Admitted Insurance Regulation
      • Overview
      • Intermediaries
      • Market practices
      • Fines and Penalties
    • Company Registration and Operations
      • Type of insurance organization
      • Establishing a local company
      • Foreign ownership
      • Types of license
      • Capital requirements
      • Solvency margin
      • Reserve requirements
      • Investment regulations
      • Statutory return requirements
      • Fee structure
    • Taxation
      • Insurance premium or policy taxation
      • Withholding taxes on premium paid overseas
      • Corporate tax
      • VAT
      • Captives
    • Legal System
      • Introduction
      • Access to court
      • Alternative dispute resolution (ADR)
  • Databook
    • Policies and Premium
      • Table Bahraini Life Insurance – Policies and Premium, 2011–2015
      • Table Bahraini Life Insurance – Policies and Premium, 2015–2020
    • Claims and Expenses
      • Table Bahraini Life Insurance – Claims and Expenses, 2011–2015
      • Table Bahraini Life Insurance – Claims and Expenses, 2015–2020
    • Assets and Investments
      • Table Bahraini Life Insurance – Assets and Investments, 2011–2015
      • Table Bahraini Life Insurance – Assets and Investments, 2015–2020
  • Definitions and Methodology
    • Definitions
      • Table Insurance Industry Definitions
    • Methodology
  • About Timetric
    • Contact Timetric
    • About Timetric
    • Timetric's Services
    • Disclaimer

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