Complete Guide to the Insurance, Risk Management & Reinsurance Industry From Plunkett Research 2019

HOUSTON, Texas – Plunkett Research, Ltd. recently announced an important market research and competitive analysis report, Insurance, Risk Management & Reinsurance Industry Almanac, 2019 edition. A complete market research report, including forecasts and market estimates, technologies analysis and developments at innovative firms.

Insurance and risk management make up an immense global industry. According to a survey conducted by a leading global insurance firm, Swiss Re, worldwide insurance premiums totaled $4.89 trillion in 2017 (the latest data available), down from $4.73 trillion in 2016. This was equal to about 6.3% of global GDP. Global life insurance premiums were $2.66 trillion during 2017, while all other types of insurance totaled $2.23 trillion.

Key Findings:

  • Plunkett Research lists top 350 companies in the Insurance Industry and names the top trends changing for the mid term.

Available Formats:

  • Printed Almanac: ISBN 978-1-62831-510-3 (Available Now)
  • E-book: ISBN 978-1-62831-834-0 (Available Now)
  • Online Subscription


Key Features Include:

  • 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
  • Link to our 5-minute video overview of this industry

Pages: 512

Statistical Tables Provided: 14

Companies Profiled: 368

Geographic Focus: Global

Price: $379.99

Key Questions Answered Include:

  • 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?

This feature-rich book covers competitive intelligence, market research and business analysis—everything you need to know about the insurance business including:

  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
  6. Role in Personal Lines/Life Insurance Sales Fall in the U.S.
  7. Insurance Direct Selling and E-Commerce Grow
  8. Technology Drives Insurance Efficiencies/Policy Holders Allow Their Habits to Be Tracked
  9. for Lower Insurance Rates
  10. States Pick Up Some Wind and Flood Risk for Homeowners/Underwriters Rely on Sophisticated Risk Analysis Technology to Set Rates
  11. No End in Sight to the Growth of Specialized Insurance Lines
  12. Annuity Account Managers Create New Product Strategies/Fiduciary Rule Changes Help Annuity Sales Soar
  13. Major U.S., Japanese and European Insurance Firms See Vast Promise in the Chinese, Southeast Asian Market and Emerging Markets
  14. Continued Rise in Health Care Costs
  15. Number of Uninsured Americans Declines But Remains High
  16. U.S. Affordable Care Act (ACA) of 2010 Rewrote the Rules and Increased Coverage,
  17. But Costs Continue to Rise
  18. Employers Fight Rapidly Growing Health Care Premiums/Require Employees to Pay a Significant Share of Costs
  19. Insurance Companies Change Strategies Due to Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Rapidly
  20. Rising Costs of Care
  21. Malpractice Suits Are Blamed for Rising Health Care Costs/Tort Reform Is Capping
  22. Awards for Damages
  23. Hedge Funds Play a Major Role in Financial Products Including Derivatives, Lending and Insurance
  24. Credit Default Swaps (CDS) and Derivatives Soar into the Trillions of Dollars
  25. Aging Populations, Baby Boomers Create Opportunities/U.S. Pension Accounts Top $28.3 Trillion
  26. Basel III, Dodd-Frank Act and Volcker Act Increase Regulation/European Solvency II
  27. and MiFID 2 Take Effect
  28. Financial Technology (FinTech) Enables Online Payments, Lending, Insurance and Online “Robo Advisors”
  29. Drones Save Time and Money in Safety Inspections and Insurance Adjusting
  30. Gig Economy and Self-Driving Cars Pose Insurance Challenges and Underwriting
  31. Opportunities
  32. The Future of the Insurance Industry and Risk Management

Insurance Industry Statistics

  1. Insurance Industry Statistics and Market Size Overview
  2. Assets & Liabilities of U.S. Property-Casualty Insurance Companies: 2015-2nd Quarter 2018
  3. Assets & Liabilities of U.S. Life Insurance Companies: 2015-2nd Quarter 2018
  4. Typical U.S. Automobile Insurance Costs, per Year: 2018
  5. Employers' Costs for Total Compensation and Health Insurance, by Selected Characteristics,
    U.S.: Selected Years, 2014-2018
  6. The Nation's Health Dollar: 2018 Where It Came From (Estimated)
  7. Number & Percent of Persons of All Ages with and without Health Insurance Coverage,
    U.S.: 1999-2017
  8. Number & Percent of Persons without Health Insurance Coverage, by Age Group,
    U.S.: 1999-2017
  9. Affordable Care Act Overview
  10. Medical Care Benefits in the U.S.: Access, Participation and Take-Up Rates, March 2018
  11. Retirement Benefits in the U.S.: Access, Participation and Take-Up Rates, March 2017
  12. Life Expectancy at Age 65, U.S.
  13. Employment in the Insurance Industry, U.S.: 2012-August 2018
  14. Employment & Earnings in Insurance Industry Occupations, U.S.: May 2017

Companies Mentioned Include:

  • Chubb Limited
  • Metropolitan Health Networks Inc
  • National Security Group Inc (The)
  • Aetna Inc
  • AFLAC Inc
  • AIG American General
  • Alfa Insurance
  • Alleghany Corporation
  • Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
  • Hanover Insurance Group Inc (The)