Automobile Insurance in the US: Market Research Report

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Automobile Insurance Market Research Report | Advisory & Financial Services | Specialist Insurance Lines | Jan 2014

Road to recovery: Providers will benefit from more car purchases and higher interest rates

IBISWorld’s Automobile Insurance market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Allstate Insurance Company Allstate Insurance Company market share
Farmers Insurance Group Farmers Insurance Group market share
Geico Geico market share
Progressive Progressive market share
State Farm State Farm market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The number of cars registered indicates industry demand for individual automotive insurance; therefore, an increase in car purchases will necessarily benefit automobile insurance providers. An increase in interest rates and renewed investment activity will also facilitate industry growth over the next five years. While discount retailers such as Geico and Progressive are expected to continue growing, pricing competition is set to cool as the economy slowly improves.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The Automobile Insurance industry is concentrated in the Southeast, Great Lakes and Mid-Atlantic regions. The distribution of industry establishments closely follows domestic population trends, particularly urbanization trends. Providers charge higher premiums in locations where there are more cars on the road, largely because this increases the likelihood of accidents. Auto insurance is also more expensive in urban regions because of the higher probability of theft or vandalism. For consumers, the most expensive cities to insure a car include Detroit, MI; Philadelphia, PA; and New Orleans, LA.

The Southeast region accounts for the largest share of industry establishments, estimated at 26.4% of the total, while also accounting for the highest portion of the total US population... purchase to read more


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What is the Automobile Insurance Industry?

This industry underwrites (i.e. assuming the risk and assigning premiums) auto insurance policies. Car insurance provides financial protection against physical damage to automobiles and bodily injuries resulting from traffic collisions. Automobile insurance can also protect against resulting liability.

Industry Products
Personal liability insurancePersonal collision insurancePersonal comprehensive coverageCommercial vehicle insurance
Industry Activities
Directly underwriting liability insuranceDirectly underwriting collision insuranceDirectly underwriting comprehensive insuranceDirectly underwriting commercial vehicle insurance

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