Research and Markets: Life Insurance in Japan, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017

DUBLIN--()--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bj9c8k/life_insurance_in) has announced the addition of the "Life Insurance in Japan, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017" report to their offering.

The Japanese life insurance segment is the second-largest in the world, behind only the US, with 18-19% of the global life insurance written premium value in 2012.

Japan registered stable growth in life insurance business during the review period (2008-2012), with gross written premium expanding at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.9% to value JPY31.7 trillion (US$397.6 billion) in 2012. The aging population, government reforms and the devastating earthquake in 2011 entrenched the need for insurance products, leading to expansion in the segment's assets from JPY306.4 trillion (US$2.9 trillion) in 2008 to JPY337.9 trillion (US$4.2 trillion) in 2012. The life insurance segment was mature in 2012 with a penetration of 6.7%, compared to the global average of 4.0%.

Scope

- Provides historical values for Japan's life insurance segment for the report's 2008-2012 review period and forecast figures for the 2012-2017 forecast period

- Offers a detailed analysis of the key sub-segments in Japan's life insurance segment, along with market forecasts until 2017

- Covers an exhaustive list of parameters, including written premium, incurred loss, loss ratio, commissions and expenses, combined ratio, frauds and crimes, total assets, total investment income and retentions

- Analyses the various distribution channels for life insurance products in Japan

- Using Porter's industry-standard Five Forces analysis, it details the competitive landscape in Japan for the life insurance business

- Provides a detailed analysis of the reinsurance segment in Japan and its growth prospects

- Profiles the top life insurance companies in Japan 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 Japanese life insurance segment and each category within it

- Understand the demand-side dynamics, key market trends and growth opportunities within the Japanese life insurance segment

- Assess the competitive dynamics in the life insurance segment, along with the reinsurance segment

- Identify the growth opportunities and market dynamics within key product categories

- Gain insights into key regulations governing the Japanese insurance industry and its impact on companies and the market's future

Companies Mentioned

  • Japan Post Insurance
  • Nippon Life Insurance Company
  • Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company
  • Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company
  • Sumitomo Life Insurance Company
  • Sony Life Insurance Company
  • Taiyo Life Insurance Company

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Laura Wood, Senior Manager
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U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716
Sector: Life Insurance

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Contacts

Research and Markets
Laura Wood, Senior Manager
press@researchandmarkets.com
U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716
Sector: Life Insurance