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Motorcycle Insurance in Australia: Market Research Report

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Motorcycle Insurance Market Research Report | Advisory & Financial Services | Specialist Insurance Lines | Sep 2014

Smooth ride: Increasing demand for comprehensive insurance spurs revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Motorcycle Insurance market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Insurance Australia Group Insurance Australia Group market share
QBE Insurance Group QBE Insurance Group market share
Suncorp Group Suncorp Group market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$375m
Annual Growth 10-15
3.8%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
252
Businesses
42
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Despite a spate of earlier financial shocks and a recovering economy, the Motorcycle Insurance industry has been accelerating at a comfortable pace over the five years through 2014-15. Consumers have taken up motorcycles as the increasing world price of crude oil has made the upkeep of cars more expensive. More people adopting motorcycles as their main form of transport has provided a buffer against falling investment returns as a result of volatile financial markets. This trend has been most significant in coastal cities along the eastern seaboard that have a large population concentration and high levels of traffic congestion and pollution. These conditions have prompted consumers to purchase motorcycles for increased manoeuvrability... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Motorcycle Insurance industry is expected to exhibit a low level of capital intensity. The majority of the industry operations are carried out by employees that assess and qualify customers for motorcycle insurance. However, IBISWorld expects that capital intensity will increase over the next five years as more online insurance companies spring up. Computer automation and online operations could displace some labour functions.

The labour to capital ratio for the industry is expected to be 1:0.11 in 2014-15, meaning that for every $1.00 paid as wages, $0.11 is required as a capital investment. This is typical of a service-based industry, especially one with a relatively high knowledge base requirement in risk assessment and accounting... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Motorcycle Insurance Industry?

This industry underwrites (i.e. assuming the risk and assigning premiums) motorcycle insurance policies. Motorcycle insurance provides financial protection against physical damage to the vehicle and bodily injury resulting from traffic collisions. It can also protect against resulting liability.

Industry Products
Comprehensive insuranceThird party insuranceCompulsory third party insurance
 
Industry Activities
Underwriting comprehensive motorcycle insuranceUnderwriting compulsory third party motorcycle insuranceUnderwriting third party motorcycle insuranceUnderwriting comprehensive motorcycle insuranceUnderwriting compulsory third party motorcycle insuranceUnderwriting third party motorcycle insurance


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