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Insurance in Japan

Published: November 2012 · Publisher: MarketLine
Insurance in Japan industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value 2007-11, and forecast to 2016).
Report Type Industry Profiles
Language English
Format Electronic (PDF)
Pages34
Frequency Updated Annually
Availability Will be emailed within 1 business day
Reference No. 0109-2028
Price € 259,00
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Introduction

Insurance in Japan industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value 2007-11, and forecast to 2016). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the Japan insurance market. Includes market size data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.

Highlights

*The insurance market consists of the non-life insurance sector and the life insurance sector. The value of the market is shown in terms of gross premium incomes. The life insurance sector consists of mortality protection and annuity. The non-life insurance sector consists of accident and health, and property and casualty insurance segments. The insurance market depends on a variety of economic and non-economic factors, and future performance is difficult to predict. The forecast given in this report is intended as a rough guide to the direction in which the market is likely to move. This forecast is based on a correlation between past market growth and growth of base drivers, such as house price growth, GDP growth and long-term interest rates. All currency conversions have been calculated at constant annual 2011 average exchange rates.

*The Japanese insurance market had total gross written premiums of $648.8 billion in 2011, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.6% between 2007 and 2011.

*The life insurance segment was the market's most lucrative in 211, with total gross written premiums of $519.4 billion, equivalent to 8.1% of the market's overall value.

*The performance of the market is forecast to decelerate, with an anticipated CAGR of 2.4% for the five-year period 2011 - 2016, which is expected to drive the market to a value of $732 billion by the end of 2016.

Features

Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, and leading players in the insurance market in Japan

Use the Five Forces analysis to determine the competitive intensity and therefore attractiveness of the insurance market in Japan

Leading company profiles reveal details of key insurance market players’ global operations and financial performance

Add weight to presentations and pitches by understanding the future growth prospects of the Japan insurance market with five year forecasts

Macroeconomic indicators provide insight into general trends within the Japan economy

Key Questions Answered

What was the size of the Japan insurance market by value in 2011?

What will be the size of the Japan insurance market in 2016?

What factors are affecting the strength of competition in the Japan insurance market?

How has the market performed over the last five years?

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Executive Summary 2
Market value 2
Market value forecast 2
Category segmentation 2
Geography segmentation 2
Market rivalry 2
Market Overview 7
Market definition 7
Market analysis 7
Market Data 8
Market value 8
Market Segmentation 9
Category segmentation 9
Geography segmentation 10
Market Outlook 11
Market value forecast 11
Five Forces Analysis 12
Summary 12
Buyer power 13
Supplier power 14
New entrants 15
Threat of substitutes 16
Degree of rivalry 17
Leading Companies 18
The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Limited 18
Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company 21
MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings, Inc. 24
Nippon Life Insurance Company 27
Macroeconomic Indicators 30
Country Data 30
Appendix 32
Methodology 32
Industry associations 33
Related research 33

LIST OF TABLES
Table 1: Japan insurance market value: $ billion, 2007–11 8
Table 2: Japan insurance market category segmentation: $ billion, 2011 9
Table 3: Japan insurance market geography segmentation: $ billion, 2011 10
Table 4: Japan insurance market value forecast: $ billion, 2011–16 11
Table 5: The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Limited: key facts 18
Table 6: The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Limited: key financials ($) 19
Table 7: The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Limited: key financials (Y) 19
Table 8: The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Limited: key financial ratios 19
Table 9: Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company: key facts 21
Table 10: Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company: key financials ($) 22
Table 11: Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company: key financials (Y) 22
Table 12: Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company: key financial ratios 22
Table 13: MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings, Inc.: key facts 24
Table 14: MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings, Inc.: key financials ($) 25
Table 15: MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings, Inc.: key financials (Y) 25
Table 16: MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings, Inc.: key financial ratios 25
Table 17: Nippon Life Insurance Company: key facts 27
Table 18: Nippon Life Insurance Company: key financials ($) 27
Table 19: Nippon Life Insurance Company: key financials (Y) 28
Table 20: Nippon Life Insurance Company: key financial ratios 28
Table 21: Japan size of population (million), 2007–11 30
Table 22: Japan gdp (constant 2000 prices, $ billion), 2007–11 30
Table 23: Japan gdp (current prices, $ billion), 2007–11 30
Table 24: Japan inflation, 2007–11 31
Table 25: Japan consumer price index (absolute), 2007–11 31
Table 26: Japan exchange rate, 2007–11 31

LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1: Japan insurance market value: $ billion, 2007–11 8
Figure 2: Japan insurance market category segmentation: % share, by value, 2011 9
Figure 3: Japan insurance market geography segmentation: % share, by value, 2011 10
Figure 4: Japan insurance market value forecast: $ billion, 2011–16 11
Figure 5: Forces driving competition in the insurance market in Japan, 2011 12
Figure 6: Drivers of buyer power in the insurance market in Japan, 2011 13
Figure 7: Drivers of supplier power in the insurance market in Japan, 2011 14
Figure 8: Factors influencing the likelihood of new entrants in the insurance market in Japan, 2011 15
Figure 9: Factors influencing the threat of substitutes in the insurance market in Japan, 2011 16
Figure 10: Drivers of degree of rivalry in the insurance market in Japan, 2011 17
Figure 11: The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Limited: revenues & profitability 20
Figure 12: The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Limited: assets & liabilities 20
Figure 13: Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company: revenues & profitability 23
Figure 14: Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company: assets & liabilities 23
Figure 15: MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings, Inc.: revenues & profitability 26
Figure 16: MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings, Inc.: assets & liabilities 26
Figure 17: Nippon Life Insurance Company: revenues & profitability 28
Figure 18: Nippon Life Insurance Company: assets & liabilities 29
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