Back-up plan: Rising disposable income and a higher median age will benefit the industry

IBISWorld’s AD&D Insurance market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.


Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • A return to growth will be bolstered by rising employment levels and disposable income
  • The aggregate number of employees is also a crucial demand determinant for industry operators
  • Regulatory attention with respect to the reinsurance practices of life insurers continues to rise

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    Improvements in underlying macroeconomic and demographic variables have outweighed subdued premium price growth and low interest rates for the Accidental Death and Dismamberment (AD&D) Insurance industry over the five years to 2016. Similar to the broader Life Insurance and Annuities industry (IBISWorld report 52411a), AD&D insurers invest the majority of their assets in fixed-income products. With the sustained low interest rate environment, returns on fixed assets have remained subdued during the period, which has resulted in lower investment income for the industry. Over the five years to 2021, macroeconomic and demographic trends, such as per capita disposable income levels and the median age of the population, are anticipated to consistently boost industry policy volumes...

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    Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    The geographic distribution of industry establishments is largely determined by domestic population trends. Consequently, the Southeast region accounts for the largest amount of AD&D insurance facilities, estimated at 24.3% of the total in 2016, almost identical to its 25.6% share of the domestic population. While each state in the region accounts for a substantial portion of industry establishments, Florida and Georgia are the most important, representing 6.0% and 3.8% of total industry facilities, respectively, in 2016.

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    Additional Insights for the AD&D Insurance Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the AD&D Insurance Industry are

  • Financial strength
  • Must comply with government regulations
  • Effective asset management
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Number of employees and Per capita disposable income in the AD&D Insurance industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the AD&D Insurance Industry?

    This industry underwrites (i.e. assuming the risk and assigning premiums) accidental death and dismemberment insurance policies. AD&D policies pay out money to a beneficiary upon the accidental death of the policyholder. In the case of accidents that cause a loss of limb or sight, AD&D policies pay out to the policyholder directly.

    Industry Products
    Group life supplement
    Voluntary AD&D coverage
    Travel accident coverage (business travel)
    Dependent AD&D coverage
    Industry Activities
    Underwriting voluntary AD&D policies
    Underwriting group life supplement AD&D policies
    Underwriting dependent AD&D policies
    Underwriting travel accident AD&D policies

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Number of employees
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Median age of population
  • Yield on 10-year Treasury note
  • S&P 500

  • Current Performance
  • Industry volatility
  • Macroeconomic and demographic trends
  • Relationship with life insurance
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • State-based regulation and reinsurance
  • Industry structure
  • Table: AD&D Insurance Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - AD&D Insurance Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Mining
  • Manufacturing
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Insurance Brokers & Agencies
  • Reinsurance Carriers
  • Third-Party Administrators & Insurance Claims Adjusters

  • Products & Services
  • Voluntary AD&D coverage
  • Group life supplement
  • Dependent AD&D coverage
  • Travel accident coverage (business travel)
  • Chart: AD&D Insurance Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Individuals aged 45 to 54
  • Individuals aged 35 to 44
  • Individuals aged 65 and older
  • Individuals aged 34 and younger
  • Individuals aged 55 to 64
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the AD&D Insurance Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Benefit payments and additions to policy reserves
  • Wages and commissions
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs AD&D Insurance

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the AD&D Insurance Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    MetLife Inc.Northwestern Mutual
  • Table: MetLife Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Northwestern Mutual - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the AD&D Insurance Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the AD&D Insurance Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Per capita disposable income (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Accidental Death
  • Accidental death under AD&D policies means a death caused by an unforeseen circumstance unrelated to the body. This does not include deaths related to illness or the insured's physical condition.
  • Additions To Policy Reserves
  • Increases in aggregate funds set aside to ensure the payment of future policyholder benefits.
  • Benefit Payments
  • Payments made to the beneficiary of an AD&D insurance policy in the event of accidental death or dismemberment.
  • Dismemberment
  • Industry policies typically provide a scheduled benefit, or a specific portion of the death benefit for dismemberment depending on the severity of the disability.
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