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Property & Casualty Insurance Market Size - By Product Type (Homeowners Insurance, Car Insurance, Condo Insurance, Renters Insurance, Landlord Insurance), Distribution Channel (Direct, Agency, Banks), Growth Prospects, Regional Outlook & Forecast 2023 - 2032

  • Report ID: GMI7113
  • Published Date: Oct 2023
  • Report Format: PDF

Property & Casualty Insurance Market Size

Property & Casualty Insurance Market size was valued at USD 1.8 trillion in 2022 and is estimated to register a CAGR of over 5.5% between 2023 and 2032. The increasing GDP contributes to the expansion of the market by driving economic growth, which results in greater assets, property, and commercial activities. As GDP rises, individuals and businesses have more to protect, leading to an increased demand for P&C insurance products such as property, liability, and business interruption coverage. According to the Bureau of Economic Analysis U.S., in the second quarter of 2023, real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the U.S. grew at an annual rate of 2.1 percent, as per the "third" estimate.

Property & Casualty Insurance Market

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Rising urbanization is propelling the property & casualty insurance market by increasing the concentration of properties and businesses in urban areas. The demand for insurance coverage on properties, homes, commercial enterprises, and vehicles will surge as more people migrate to cities and urban infrastructure expands. According to the UNCTAD, 57% of world population lives in urban areas. In the coming 25 years, global population is projected to grow by 1.6 billion people. Urban environments are prone to unique risks such as higher traffic congestion, property thefts, and natural disasters, necessitating comprehensive P&C insurance. Urbanization-driven demand expansion fuels the market growth as insurers adapt to the evolving risk landscape in urban areas.

Implementing and maintaining technology solutions in the property & casualty (P&C) Insurance market poses a significant challenge due to the associated high costs. Developing and maintaining robust digital infrastructure, including core systems and data analytics, requires substantial investments. Smaller insurers may struggle with these costs, which will limit their competitiveness. Additionally, the ongoing expenses for updates, cybersecurity, and compliance can also strain budgets. To address this challenge, insurers are seeking cost-effective and scalable solutions to ensure their long-term viability and competitiveness.

COVID-19 Impact

COVID-19 had negative impacts on the property & casualty insurance market due to increased claims. Business interruptions, event cancelations, and supply chain disruptions have led to a surge in claims related to commercial losses. Additionally, the pandemic strained the global economy, affecting investments and potentially impacting insurer portfolios. Uncertainties and evolving risks also led to more complex underwriting processes. While certain sectors saw growth, the P market faced some challenges stemming from the economic and operational disruptions cause by the pandemic.

Property & Casualty Insurance Market Trends

Data analytics is an emerging trend in the property & casualty (P&C) Insurance industry as insurers increasingly harness the power of data to enhance underwriting, claims processing, and risk assessment. Advanced analytics and AI-driven models are used to gain deeper insights into customer behavior and risk factors, allowing for more accurate pricing and policy customization. This trend is driven by a desire for greater efficiency, better risk management, and the ability to offer more competitive and tailored insurance products in an increasingly data-driven world.

Usage-Based Insurance (UBI) is a growing trend, especially in the auto insurance sector. It involves policy pricing based on actual vehicle usage data, collected through telematics devices or smartphone apps. UBI offers personalized insurance rates, rewarding safe driving habits and reducing premiums for low-mileage drivers. Insurers calculate premiums using real-time data on driving behavior such as speed, braking, and mileage. For instance, in January 2023, New India Assurance introduced the "Pay as You Drive" (PAYD) policy, offering discounts upon renewal, extended coverage beyond distance limits, and enhanced protection such as zero depreciation, roadside assistance, and return-to-invoice benefits, making it a comprehensive and innovative insurance offering.

Property & Casualty Insurance Market Analysis:

Property & Casualty Insurance Market, By Product Type, 2021 – 2032, (USD Trillion)

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Based on product type, the homeowners segment accounted for 30% of the market share in 2022. Increased property ownership, urbanization, and climate-related risks are driving the demand for homeowners’ insurance. As homeowners seek protection against property damage, natural disasters, and liability issues, insurers are expanding coverage options and customization. Furthermore, technological advancements and data analytics enable more accurate underwriting and pricing, making homeowners insurance accessible and competitive.

Property & Casualty Insurance Market Share, By Distribution Channel, 2022

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Based on distribution channel, the agency segment held over 38% of the property & casualty insurance market share in 2022, due to its enduring importance in the insurance industry. Insurance agencies and agents play a crucial role in educating customers, providing personalized advice and facilitating policy sales. While digital channels have expanded, many customers still value the expertise and guidance offered by agents, particularly for complex insurance needs. Insurers are increasingly investing in technology to support agents, making the agency channel more efficient and accessible, driving its continued growth.

U.S. Property & Casualty Insurance Market Size, 2021 -2032, (USD Billion)

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North America property & casualty insurance market recorded more than 30% of revenue share in 2022. The region has a robust insurance industry, high urbanization rates, and a strong focus on risk management. For instance, in May 2023, Toyota Auto Insurance expanded its services to California, marking its ninth state of operation in the U.S. This branded insurance product provides customers with quality and customizable coverage at competitive rates, enhancing options for Toyota vehicle owners in the region. Increasing climate-related events have amplified the need for various insurance coverages. Additionally, advancements in data analytics and technology are driving innovations in underwriting and customer engagement.

Property & Casualty Insurance Market Share

The major companies operating in the property & casualty Insurance industry are-

  • State Farm Group
  • Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
  • Progressive Corporation
  • Allstate Corporation
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance
  • Travelers Companies Inc.
  • Chubb Limited

State Farm Group and Berkshire Hathaway Inc. are the major companies in the property & casualty Insurance market due to their extensive customer base, financial strength, and diverse portfolio of insurance products. State Farm is known for its wide range of insurance offerings and a vast network of agents, while Berkshire Hathaway through GEICO, its subsidiary, is a leader in auto insurance. Their financial stability, innovations, and customer trust solidify their prominent positions in the P&C insurance industry.

Property & Casualty Insurance Industry News

  • In July 2023, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) and the commercial insurance business of local Allianz Property & Casualty (P&C) entities have announced a merger, consolidating their operations under the name "Allianz Commercial." This unified entity will provide insurance solutions for mid-sized businesses, large enterprises, and specialty risks.

The property & casualty 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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Market, By Product Type

  • Homeowners Insurance
  • Car Insurance
  • Condo Insurance
  • Renters Insurance
  • Landlord Insurance
  • Others

Market, By Distribution Channel

  • Direct
  • Agency
  • Banks
  • Others

The above information has been 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
    • Southeast Asia
    • ANZ 
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
  • MEA
    • UAE
    • Saudi Arabia
    • South Africa


Authors: Preeti Wadhwani

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size of property & casualty insurance reached USD 1.8 trillion in 2022 and is set to witness over 5.5% CAGR between 2023 and 2032, owing to the rising rate of urbanization along with the higher insurance coverage on properties, homes, commercial enterprises, and vehicles. ?

The agency distribution channel segment held around 38% of the market share in 2022, due to the rising expansion of digital channels.

North America recorded over 30% of the market share in 2022, attributed to the presence of robust insurance sector, high urbanization rates, and the strong focus on risk management.

Some of the prominent property & casualty insurance companies are State Farm Group, Berkshire Hathaway Inc., Progressive Corporation, Allstate Corporation, Liberty Mutual Insurance, Travelers Companies Inc., and Chubb Limited.

Property & Casualty Insurance Market Scope

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  • Base Year: 2022
  • Companies covered: 15
  • Tables & Figures: 226
  • Countries covered: 21
  • Pages: 220
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