Travel Insurance in Australia: Market Research Report

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Travel Insurance Market Research Report | Advisory & Financial Services | Specialist Insurance Lines | Apr 2015

Turbulence: Fluctuations in the financial market cause revenue volatility

The Travel Insurance market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Allianz Australia Allianz Australia market share
Great Lakes Australia Great Lakes Australia market share
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
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The growth trajectory of the Travel Insurance industry over the past five years has been a roller-coaster ride. Revenue growth is largely attributable to the volatility of the financial market, as well as the consumer propensity to demand travel insurance products. Overall, IBISWorld estimates that industry revenue will grow at an annualised 5.2% over the five years through 2014-15, boosted by the strong recovery in 2010-11. Revenue is forecast to grow by 6.7% in 2014-15, to reach $869.0 million, driven by continual growth in tourism by Australians.

The global financial crisis did not exhaust Australians' enthusiasm for travel, and the number of international trips taken by Australians has increased at an annualised 6.4% over the past five years... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Travel Insurance industry exhibits medium levels of capital intensity. IBISWorld estimates that the industry's labour-to-capital ratio is 1:0.13, meaning that for every dollar paid as wages, $0.13 is required for investment into capital. This is due to a large portion of industry activities being carried out by employees. The industry generally demands highly skilled employees specialising in finance, mathematics and statistics, risk management or actuarial science. The risk profile of consumers and the returns from invest often required constant maintenance by skilled employees. This means that the average wage per employee in the industry is high, as is typical of industries in the insurance sector... purchase to read more


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What is the Travel Insurance Industry?

The Travel Insurance industry underwrites (i.e. assumes, pools and spreads out risk of financial losses over policyholders in exchange for premiums) travel insurance policies. Coverage can include losses from trip cancellation and delay, lost baggage and medical emergencies.

Industry Products
Cancellation insuranceDelay insuranceEmergency medical insurancePersonal item loss
Industry Activities
Luggage insuranceTravel delay and cancellation insuranceLoss of income insuranceOverseas medical insuranceLuggage insuranceTravel delay and cancellation insuranceLoss of income insuranceOverseas medical insurance

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