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Commercial Insurance Market Size - By Type (Liability, Commercial Motor, Commercial Property, Marine), By Enterprise Size (Large Enterprises, SMEs), By Distribution Channel (Agents & Brokers, Direct Response, Others), By Industry Vertical, Global Forecast, 2023 - 2032

  • Report ID: GMI6306
  • Published Date: Jul 2023
  • Report Format: PDF

Commercial Insurance Industry Analysis

Commercial Insurance Market size was valued at USD 800.4 billion in 2022 and is anticipated to register a CAGR of 8.1% by 2032 due to the significant increase in risk awareness.

Commercial Insurance Market

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Companies are recognizing the potential threats to their operations including cyberattacks, natural disasters, and liability issues. This heightened awareness prompts businesses to seek comprehensive insurance coverage to protect their assets, maintain business continuity, and safeguard against unforeseen events. Insurers, in response, are offering customized policies and risk management solutions to address the evolving needs of businesses and other uncertainties.

Rapid urbanization and infrastructure development have led to surging demand for commercial insurance. As cities expand, more businesses, properties & infrastructure projects emerge, creating new risks and vulnerabilities. Insurance becomes crucial in protecting these urban assets from risks such as property damage, accidents, and liability claims. Insurers are adapting to the growing urban landscape by offering specialized coverage options for construction projects, commercial properties, and public infrastructure.

Underpriced insurance policies may seem attractive to customers initially, but they can create adverse consequences in the long run. If insurers are unable to cover the claims adequately, they may be forced to raise premiums or limit coverage, leading to dissatisfaction among policyholders. Additionally, the overall health of the insurance market may be compromised if multiple insurers engage in underpricing, leading to potential instability and market contraction. Insurance companies need to conduct thorough risk assessments and price their products appropriately to maintain a sustainable industry.

COVID-19 Impact

The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the commercial insurance market by increasing risk awareness and the need for insurance coverage. Businesses recognized the vulnerabilities brought about by the pandemic such as interrupted operations, supply chain disruptions, and cyber risks. This heightened risk awareness created a demand for insurance products designed to address pandemic-related concerns, and insurers responded with innovative coverage options & digital solutions to meet the evolving needs of businesses during these challenging times.

Commercial Insurance Market Trends

The commercial insurance industry is undergoing digital transformation and witnessing the integration of insurtech (insurance technology) solutions. Insurers are leveraging advanced technologies, such as artificial intelligence, data analytics & machine learning, to streamline processes, underwrite risks more accurately, and enhance customer experience. Additionally, insurtech startups are collaborating with traditional insurance companies to offer innovative products & services, catering to specific industry needs and addressing emerging risks.

Commercial Insurance Type Segmentation

Commercial Insurance Market Size, By Enterprise Size, 2021 – 2032, (USD Billion)

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Based on type, the commercial insurance market is categorized into liability insurance, commercial motor insurance, commercial property insurance, marine insurance, and others. The commercial property insurance segment held around 34% share in 2022 attributed to several factors including economic growth and urbanization. These factors have led to increased construction and infrastructure development, creating a higher demand for property insurance coverage. Additionally, the rising awareness of property-related risks, such as natural disasters and property damage, has also encouraged businesses to seek comprehensive insurance protection.

Commercial Insurance Enterprise Size Segmentation

Commercial Insurance Market, By Type, 2022

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Based on enterprise size, the commercial insurance market is divided into large enterprises and SMEs. The large enterprises segment held around 67% share in 2022. As these companies expand their operations and face complex risks, they seek comprehensive insurance solutions to safeguard their assets, ensure business continuity, and mitigate potential losses. Insurers are customizing policies to cater to the specific needs of large enterprises.

Commercial Insurance Regional Analysis

China Commercial Insurance Market Size, 2021 -2032, (USD Billion)

Asia Pacific led the commercial insurance market with a share of over 23% in 2022 because of various factors such as rapid economic development, expanding urbanization, and increasing awareness of risk management. As the region becomes a global economic powerhouse, it attracts foreign investments, further fueling the demand for insurance products. Additionally, advancements in technology and the adoption of digital solutions are making insurance more accessible & attractive to businesses in the region.

Commercial Insurance Industry Leaders

Major players operating in the commercial insurance market are Zurich, AXA, Chubb Limited, Aon Plc, Marsh LLC, Willis Towers Watson, Direct Line Insurance Group PLC, Allianz, American International Group Inc., and Aviva.

Commercial Insurance Industry News

  • In April 2023, American International Group Inc. (AIG) finalized an agreement with Stone Point to launch a high-net-worth Managing General Agency (MG). Stone Point is a private equity firm that invests in businesses in the global financial services industry. With this partnering AIG can maximize the strengths of this business and improve product offerings to better serve the High and Ultra High Net Worth markets.

The commercial insurance market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue (USD Billion) from 2018 to 2032, for the following segments:

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By Type, 2018 – 2032

  • Liability insurance
  • Commercial motor insurance
  • Commercial property insurance
  • Marine insurance
  • Others

By Enterprise Size, 2018 – 2032

  • Large enterprises
  • SMEs

By Distribution Channel, 2018 – 2032

  • Agents & brokers
  • Direct response
  • Others

By Industrial Vertical, 2018 – 2032

  • Transportation & logistics
  • Manufacturing
  • Construction
  • IT & telecom
  • Healthcare
  • Energy & utilities
  • Others

The above information is provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • UK
    • Germany
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Russia
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • ANZ 
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
  • MEA
    • South Africa
    • UAE
    • Saudi Arabia


Authors: Preeti Wadhwani

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The commercial insurance industry was valued at over USD 800 billion in 2022 and is anticipated to register a CAGR of more than 8% between 2023 and 2032, backed by a significant increase in risk awareness.

The commercial property insurance segment held around 34% market share in 2022, attributed to the economic growth, urbanization, and increased infrastructural development.

Asia Pacific led the market with a share of over 23% in 2022 and is expected to grow at highest CAGR through 2032, owing to focus among businesses to find comprehensive insurance coverage.

Zurich, AXA, Chubb Limited, Aon Plc, Marsh LLC, Willis Towers Watson, Direct Line Insurance Group PLC, Allianz, American International Group Inc., and Aviva.

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  • Base Year: 2022
  • Companies covered: 15
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  • Countries covered: 18
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