Life Insurance in India Key Trends and Opportunities to 2020

Date: September 9, 2016
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Life Insurance in India Key Trends and Opportunities to 2020
SYNOPSIS

Timetric’s 'Life Insurance in India Key Trends and Opportunities to 2020' report provides a detailed outlook by product category for the Indian life insurance segment, and a comparison of the Indian insurance industry with its regional counterparts.

It provides key performance indicators such as written premium, incurred loss, loss ratio, commissions and expenses, total assets, total investment income and retentions during the review period (2011–2015) and forecast period (2015–2020).

The report also analyzes distribution channels operating in the segment, gives a comprehensive overview of the Indian economy and demographics, and provides detailed information on the competitive landscape in the country.

The report brings together Timetric’s research, modeling and analysis expertise, giving insurers access to information on segment dynamics and competitive advantages, and profiles of insurers operating in the country. The report also includes details of insurance regulations, and recent changes in the regulatory structure.

SUMMARY

Timetric’s 'Life Insurance in India Key Trends and Opportunities to 2020' report provides in-depth market analysis, information and insights into the Indian life insurance segment, including:
  • An overview of the Indian life insurance segment
  • The Indian life insurance segment’s growth prospects by category
  • A comprehensive overview of the Indian economy and demographics
  • A comparison of the Indian life insurance segment with its regional counterparts
  • The various distribution channels in the Indian life insurance segment
  • Details of the competitive landscape in the life insurance segment in India
  • Details of regulatory policy applicable to the Indian insurance industry
SCOPE

This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the life insurance segment in India:
  • It provides historical values for the Indian life insurance segment for the report’s 2011–2015 review period, and projected figures for the 2015–2020 forecast period.
  • It offers a detailed analysis of the key categories in the Indian life insurance segment, and market forecasts to 2020.
  • It provides a comparison of the Indian life insurance segment with its regional counterparts
  • It analyzes the various distribution channels for life insurance products in India.
  • It profiles the top life insurance companies in India 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 Indian life insurance segment, and each category within it.
  • Understand the demand-side dynamics, key market trends and growth opportunities in the Indian life insurance segment.
  • Assess the competitive dynamics in the life insurance segment.
  • Identify growth opportunities and market dynamics in key product categories.
  • Gain insights into key regulations governing the Indian insurance industry, and their impact on companies and the industry's future.
KEY HIGHLIGHTS
  • The Indian life insurance segment accounted for 79.2% of the industry’s gross written premium in 2015.
  • In March 2015, the limit on foreign direct investment (FDI) in the Indian insurance industry was increased from 26% to 49%.
  • Competition between LIC and private insurers intensified during the review period.
  • The total investment income of the life segment increased at a review-period CAGR of 33.0%.
  • Direct marketing remained the dominant distribution channel during the review period, accounting for 49.7% of the segment’s new business direct written premium in 2015.
1 KEY FACTS AND HIGHLIGHTS

2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

3 ECONOMY AND DEMOGRAPHICS

4 SEGMENT OUTLOOK

4.1 Regional Comparison
4.2 Segment Indicators
  4.2.1 Gross written premium and penetration
  4.2.2 Policies sold
  4.2.3 Claims
  4.2.4 Sum assured
  4.2.5 Assets and investments

5 OUTLOOK BY SUB-SEGMENT

5.1 Individual Life Insurance
  5.1.1 Premium
  5.1.2 Policies sold
  5.1.3 Penetration
5.2 Group Life Insurance
  5.2.1 Premium
  5.2.2 Policies sold
  5.2.3 Penetration

6 DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL OUTLOOK

6.1 Analysis by Distribution Channel

7 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

7.1 Overview
7.2 Company Profiles
  7.2.1 Life Insurance Corporation of India – company overview
  7.2.2 ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company Ltd – company overview
  7.2.3 HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Ltd – company overview
  7.2.4 SBI Life Insurance Company Ltd – company overview
  7.2.5 Max Life insurance Company Ltd – company overview

8 GOVERNANCE, RISK AND COMPLIANCE

8.1 Legislation Overview and Historical Evolution
8.2 Latest Changes in Regulation
8.3 Legislation and Market Practice by Type of Insurance
  8.3.1 Life Insurance
  8.3.2 Property Insurance
  8.3.3 Motor Insurance
  8.3.4 Liability insurance
  8.3.5 Marine, aviation and transit insurance
  8.3.6 Personal accident and health insurance
8.4 Compulsory Insurance
  8.4.1 Third-party liability insurance for owner of hazardous facilities
  8.4.2 Motor third party liability insurance
  8.4.3 Professional indemnity insurance for insurance brokers and web aggregators
  8.4.4 Workmen's compensation insurance/employers’ liability insurance
  8.4.5 Professional indemnity insurance for stock brokers
  8.4.6 Aviation carriers' liability insurance
8.5 Supervision and Control
  8.5.1 International Association of Insurance Supervisors
  8.5.2 Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India
  8.5.3 The Life Insurance Council
  8.5.4 The General Insurance (GI) Council
8.6 Non-Admitted Insurance Regulations
  8.6.1 Overview
  8.6.2 Intermediaries
  8.6.3 Market practices
  8.6.4 Fines and Penalties
8.7 Company Registration and Operations
  8.7.1 Type of insurance organization
  8.7.2 Establishing a local company
  8.7.3 Foreign ownership
  8.7.4 Types of license
  8.7.5 Capital requirements
  8.7.6 Solvency margin
  8.7.7 Reserve requirements
  8.7.8 Investment regulations
  8.7.9 Statutory return requirements
  8.7.10 Fee structure
8.8 Taxation
  8.8.1 Insurance premium or policy taxation
  8.8.2 Withholding taxes on premium paid overseas
  8.8.3 Corporate tax
  8.8.4 VAT
  8.8.5 Captives
8.9 Legal System
  8.9.1 Introduction
  8.9.2 Access to court
  8.9.3 Alternative dispute resolution (ADR)

9 DATABOOK

9.1 Policies and Premium
9.2 Claims and Expenses
9.3 Assets and Investments
9.4 Direct Marketing and E-Commerce
9.5 Insurance Brokers and Agencies
9.6 Bancassurance and Other Distribution Channels
9.7 Individual Life Insurance
9.8 Individual Life Insurance by Product
9.9 Group Life Insurance
9.1 Group Life Insurance by Product
9.11 Individual Life – Single vs. Non-Single Premium
9.12 Group Life – Single vs. Non-Single Premium
9.13 Linked vs. Non-Linked Policies

10 DEFINITIONS AND METHODOLOGY

10.1 Definitions
10.2 Methodology

11 ABOUT TIMETRIC

11.1 Contact Timetric
11.2 About Timetric
11.3 Timetric’s Services
11.4 Disclaimer

LIST OF TABLES

Table 1: Indian Life Insurance – Key Facts, 2015
Table 2: Indian Life Insurance – Segment Shares of the Top Insurers, 2015
Table 3: BRICS Region – Real GDP (US$ Billion), 2015
Table 4: Indian Government Credit Ratings
Table 5: Indian Life Insurance – Gross Written Premium (INR Billion and US$ Billion), 2011–2015
Table 6: Indian Life Insurance – Penetration (%), 2011–2015
Table 7: Indian Life Insurance – Gross Written Premium (INR Billion and US$ Billion), 2015–2020
Table 8: Indian Life Insurance – Penetration (%), 2015–2020
Table 9: Indian Life Insurance – New Business Direct Written Premium (INR Billion and US$ Billion), 2011–2015
Table 10: Indian Life Insurance – New Business Direct Written Premium (INR Billion and US$ Billion), 2015–2020
Table 11: Indian Life Insurance – Premium per Capita (INR and US$), 2011–2015
Table 12: Indian Life Insurance – Premium per Capita (INR and US$), 2015–2020
Table 13: Indian Life Insurance – Number of Policies Sold (Million), 2011–2015
Table 14: Indian Life Insurance – Number of Policies Sold (Million), 2015–2020
Table 15: Indian Life Insurance – Paid Claims (INR Billion and US$ Billion), 2011–2015
Table 16: Indian Life Insurance – Paid Claims (INR Billion and US$ Billion), 2015–2020
Table 17: Indian Life Insurance – Sum Assured (INR Trillion and US$ Trillion), 2011–2015
Table 18: Indian Life Insurance – Sum Assured (INR Trillion and US$ Trillion), 2015–2020
Table 19: Indian Life Insurance – Total Assets (INR Billion and US$ Billion), 2011–2015
Table 20: Indian Life Insurance – Total Assets (INR Billion and US$ Billion), 2015–2020
Table 21: Indian Life Insurance – Total Investment Income (INR Billion and US$ Billion), 2011–2015
Table 22: Indian Life Insurance – Total Investment Income (INR Billion and US$ Billion), 2015–2020
Table 23: Indian Life Insurance – Investment Portfolio (INR Billion), 2011–2015
Table 24: Indian Life Insurance – Investment Portfolio (INR Billion), 2015–2020
Table 25: Indian Life Insurance – Direct Written Premium by Sub-Segment (INR Billion),2011–2015
Table 26: Indian Life Insurance – Direct Written Premium by Sub-Segment (INR Billion), 2015–2020
Table 27: Indian Individual Life Insurance – Direct Written Premium by Category (INR Billion), 2011–2015
Table 28: Indian Individual Life Insurance – Direct Written Premium by Category (INR Billion), 2015–2020
Table 29: Indian Individual Life Insurance – Number of Policies Sold by Category (Thousand), 2011–2015
Table 30: Indian Individual Life Insurance – Number of Policies Sold by Category (Thousand), 2015–2020
Table 31: Indian Group Life Insurance – Direct Written Premium by Category (INR Billion), 2011–2015
Table 32: Indian Group Life Insurance – Direct Written Premium by Category (INR Billion), 2015–2020
Table 33: Indian Group Life Insurance – Number of Policies Sold by Category (Thousand), 2011–2015
Table 34: Indian Group Life Insurance – Number of Policies Sold by Category (Thousand), 2015–2020
Table 35: Indian Life Insurance – Direct Written Premium by Distribution Channel (INR Billion), 2011–2015
Table 36: Indian Life Insurance – Direct Written Premium by Distribution Channel (INR Billion), 2015–2020
Table 37: Indian Life Insurance – Percentage of Direct Written Premium Ceded, by Distribution Channel, 2011–2020
Table 38: Indian Life Insurance – Segment Shares of Leading Insurers (%), 2015
Table 39: Life Insurance Corporation of India – Key Facts
Table 40: Life Insurance Corporation of India – Key Financials (INR Million), 2011–2015
Table 41: ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company Ltd – Key Facts
Table 42: ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company Ltd – Key Financials (INR Million), 2011–2015
Table 43: HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Ltd – Key Facts
Table 44: HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Ltd – Key Financials (INR Million), 2011–2015
Table 45: SBI Life Insurance Company Ltd – Key Facts
Table 46: SBI Life Insurance Company Ltd – Key Financials (INR Million), 2011–2015
Table 47: Max Life insurance Company Ltd – Key Facts
Table 48: Max Life insurance Company Ltd – Key Financials (INR Million), 2011–2015
Table49: India – Insurance Regulatory Framework Key Features
Table50: India – Sum Insured or Premium Limit for Electronic Policies
Table51: India – Percentage of Allowable Expenses
Table52: India – Commission Payable on Non-Life Insurance Policy
Table53: India – Life Insurance Regulatory Framework
Table54: India – Commission Payable on Single Premium Life Policy
Table55: India – Commission Payable on Regular Premium Life Policy
Table56: India – Property Insurance Regulatory Framework
Table57: India – Compulsory Cession Limits
Table58: India – Motor Insurance Regulatory Framework
Table59: India – Liability Insurance Regulatory Framework
Table60: India – Commission Payable on Health Insurance Policies Offered by Life Insurers
Table61: India – Commission Payable on Health Retail Insurance Policy
Table62: India – Commission Payable on Health Group Insurance Policy
Table63: India – Premium Rates for Third–Party (TP) Liability Insurance
Table64: India – Employee Compensation Benefits
Table65: India – Factors for Calculation of Required Solvency Margin
Table66: India – Surcharge for the Financial Year 2016
Table67: India – Other Corporate Tax Rates for the Financial Year 2016
Table 68: Indian Life Insurance – Policies and Premium, 2011–2015
Table 69: Indian Life Insurance – Policies and Premium, 2015–2020
Table 70: Indian Life Insurance – Claims and Expenses, 2011–2015
Table 71: Indian Life Insurance – Claims and Expenses, 2015–2020
Table 72: Indian Life Insurance – Assets and Investments, 2011–2015
Table 73: Indian Life Insurance – Assets and Investments, 2015–2020
Table 74: Indian Life Insurance – Direct Marketing and E-Commerce, 2011–2015
Table 75: Indian Life Insurance – Direct Marketing and E-Commerce, 2015–2020
Table 76: Indian Life Insurance – Insurance Brokers and Agencies, 2011–2015
Table 77: Indian Life Insurance – Insurance Brokers and Agencies, 2015–2020
Table 78: Indian Life Insurance – Bancassurance and Other Distribution Channels, 2011–2015
Table 79: Indian Life Insurance – Bancassurance and Other Distribution Channels, 2015–2020
Table 80: Indian Life Insurance – Individual Life Insurance, 2011–2015
Table 81: Indian Life Insurance – Individual Life Insurance, 2015–2020
Table 82: Indian Life Insurance – Individual Life Insurance by Product, 2011–2015
Table 83: Indian Life Insurance – Individual Life Insurance by Product, 2015–2020
Table 84: Indian Life Insurance – Group Life Insurance, 2011–2015
Table 85: Indian Life Insurance – Group Life Insurance, 2015–2020
Table 86: Indian Life Insurance – Group Life Insurance by Product, 2011–2015
Table 87: Indian Life Insurance – Group Life Insurance by Product, 2015–2020
Table 88: Indian Life Insurance – Individual Life Insurance by Premium, 2011–2015
Table 89: Indian Life Insurance – Individual Life Insurance by Premium, 2015–2020
Table 90: Indian Life Insurance – Group Life Insurance by Premium, 2011–2015
Table 91: Indian Life Insurance – Group Life Insurance by Premium, 2015–2020
Table 92: Indian Life Insurance – Linked vs. Non-Linked Policies, 2011–2015
Table 93: Indian Life Insurance – Linked vs. Non-Linked Policies, 2015–2020
Table 94: Insurance Industry Definitions

LIST OF FIGURES

Figure 1: Indian Real GDP (INR Trillion), 2011–2020
Figure 2: Indian Consumer Price Inflation (%), 2011–2020
Figure 3: Indian Current Account Balance as Percentage of GDP (%), 2011–2020
Figure 4: INR–US$ Exchange Rate, 2011–2020
Figure 5: Indian Unemployment Rate (%), 2011–2020
Figure 6: Indian Population by Age Group, 1991–2025
Figure 7: Indian Life Insurance Penetration – Regional Comparison (%), 2015
Figure 8: Indian Insurance Direct Written Premium Shares by Segment – Regional Comparison (%), 2015
Figure 9: Indian Life Insurance – Gross Written Premium (INR Billion), 2011–2020
Figure 10: Indian Life Insurance – Penetration (%), 2011–2020
Figure 11: Indian Life Insurance – New Business Direct Written Premium (INR Billion), 2011–2020
Figure 12: Indian Life Insurance – Premium per Capita (INR), 2011–2020
Figure 13: Indian Life Insurance – Number of Policies Sold (Million), 2011–2020
Figure 14: Indian Life Insurance – Paid Claims (INR Billion), 2011–2020
Figure 15: Indian Life Insurance – Sum Assured (INR Trillion), 2011–2020
Figure 16: Indian Life Insurance – Total Assets (INR Billion), 2011–2020
Figure 17: Indian Life Insurance – Total Investment Income (INR Billion), 2011–2020
Figure 18: Indian Life Insurance – Investment Portfolio (INR Billion), 2011–2020
Figure 19: Indian Life Insurance – Investment Portfolio Dynamics by Category, 2011–2020
Figure 20: Indian Life Insurance – Direct Written Premium by Sub-Segment (INR Billion), 2011–2020
Figure 21: Indian Life Insurance – Direct Written Premium Share by Sub-Segment, 2011–2020
Figure 22: Indian Life Insurance – Direct Written Premium Dynamics by Sub-Segment, 2011–2020
Figure 23: Indian Individual Life Insurance – Direct Written Premium by Category (INR Billion), 2011–2020
Figure 24: Indian Individual Life Insurance – Direct Written Premium Share by Category, 2011–2020
Figure 25: Indian Individual Life Insurance – Direct Written Premium Dynamics by Category, 2011–2020
Figure 26: Indian Individual Life Insurance – Number of Policies Sold by Category (Million), 2011–2020
Figure 27: Indian Individual Life Insurance – Penetration (%), 2011–2015
Figure 28: Indian Individual Life Insurance – Penetration (%), 2015–2020
Figure 29: Indian Group Life Insurance – Direct Written Premium by Category (INR Billion), 2011–2020
Figure 30: Indian Group Life Insurance – Direct Written Premium Share by Category (INR Billion), 2011–2020
Figure 31: Indian Group Life Insurance – Direct Written Premium Dynamics by Category (INR Billion), 2011–2020
Figure 32: Indian Group Life Insurance – Number of Policies Sold by Category (Thousand), 2011–2020
Figure 33: Indian Group Life Insurance – Penetration (%), 2011–2015
Figure 34: Indian Group Life Insurance – Penetration (%), 2015–2020
Figure 35: Indian Life Insurance – Direct Written Premium by Distribution Channel (%), 2011, 2015 and 2020
Figure 36: Indian Life Insurance – Segment Shares of Leading Insurers (%), 2015
Figure 37: India – Insurance Supervision and Control at Various Levels
Figure 38: India – Insurance Regulatory Frameworks for Company Registration and Operation
Figure 39: India – Judiciary System

COMPANIES MENTIONED

Life Insurance Corporation of India
ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company Ltd
HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Ltd
SBI Life Insurance Company Ltd
Max Life insurance Company Ltd
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