Smooth ride: Rising motorcycle numbers and the uptake in online platforms drive growth

The Motorcycle Insurance industry has been growing at a solid pace over the past five years. Consumers have taken up motorcycles as high petrol prices over the three years through 2013-14 made the upkeep of cars more expensive. More people have been adopting motorcycles as their main form of transport, which has contributed to the industry's growth over the past five years. This trend has been most significant on the east coast of Australia, where there is a larger population and greater traffic congestion. These conditions have prompted consumers to purchase motorcycles for increased manoeuvrability and ease of parking.Large insurance companies have capitalised on the growing number of more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Growing motorcycle numbers and online access for younger markets drive industry demand
  • New riders typically purchase third-party insurance not comprehensive, curbing revenue growth
  • Investment returns for industry operators are projected to rise over the next five years
  • Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The Motorcycle Insurance industry is characterised by a medium level of market share concentration, with the three largest operators accounting for an estimated 62.2% of industry revenue. A large portion of this is attributable to the industry's two largest players, Suncorp and IAG, which are estimated to account for over half of the market, given their significant portfolio of brands.Market share concentration has been increasing due to the amount of consolidation occurring as a result of mergers and acquisitions within the insurance sector. Despite this, enterprise numbers are expected to rise slightly over the next five years as companies turn their focus towards online business operations. The...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Motorcycle Insurance Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Motorcycle Insurance Industry are

  • Ability to effectively manage risk
  • Maintenance of excellent customer relations
  • Management of a high-quality assets portfolio
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Number of motor vehicles and World price of crude oil in the Motorcycle Insurance industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Motorcycle Insurance Industry?

    Industry operators underwrite (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 insurance
  • Third-party insurance
  • Compulsory third-party insurance
  • Industry Activities
  • Underwriting comprehensive motorcycle insurance
  • Underwriting compulsory third-party motorcycle insurance
  • Underwriting third-party motorcycle insurance
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Number of motor vehicles
  • World price of crude oil
  • year bond rate
  • Number of vehicle accident deaths

  • Current Performance
  • Consumer preferences
  • Growth trends
  • Trading landscape
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Competition accelerates
  • Changing trends
  • Table: Motorcycle Insurance Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Motorcycle Insurance Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Motorcycle Dealers
  • Agribusiness
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Computer System Design Services
  • Insurance Brokerage

  • Products & Services
  • Third-party insurance
  • Comprehensive insurance
  • Compulsory third-party insurance
  • Chart: Motorcycle Insurance Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Motorists aged 40 and over
  • Motorists aged 26 to 39
  • Motorists aged 25 and under
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Motorcycle Insurance Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Net incurred claims expenses
  • Reinsurance expenses
  • Underwriting expenses
  • Wages and depreciation
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Motorcycle Insurance

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Motorcycle Insurance Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Suncorp Group Limited, Insurance Australia Group Limited, QBE Insurance Group Limited,
  • Table: Suncorp Group Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Insurance Australia Group Limited - financial performance
  • Table: QBE Insurance Group Limited - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Motorcycle Insurance Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Motorcycle Insurance Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority
  • Ctp
  • Compulsory third party insurance provides compensation to crash victims. Each state in Australia has their own regulatory requirement for CTP.
  • Reinsurance
  • An insurance policy that is usually purchased by an insurance company as a risk mitigation tool
  • Underwriting
  • The process used by licensed insurance companies to evaluate the eligibility of a consumer for coverage.
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