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Life Insurance in Japan, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017 - Product Image

Life Insurance in Japan, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2017

  • Published: December 2013
  • Region: Japan
  • 250 pages
  • Timetric

The report provides in depth market analysis, information and insights into the Japanese life insurance segment, including:
- The Japanese life insurance segment’s growth prospects by life insurance categories
- Key trends and drivers for the life insurance segment
- The various distribution channels in the Japanese life insurance segment
- Detailed competitive landscape in the life insurance segment in Japan
- Detailed regulatory framework of the Japanese insurance industry
- A description of the life reinsurance segment in Japan
- Porter's Five Forces Analysis of the life insurance segment
- Benchmarking section on the Japanese life insurance segment in comparison to other countries with overall GWP>$150 billion

Summary
The Japanese life insurance segment is the second-largest in the world, behind only the US, with 18–19% of the global life insurance written premium value in 2012. Japan registered stable growth in life insurance business during the review period (2008–2012), with gross written premium expanding at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.9% to value JPY31.7 trillion (US$397.6 billion) in 2012. The aging READ MORE >

1 Executive Summary
2 Introduction
2.1 What is this Report About?
2.2 Definitions
2.3 Methodology
3 Regional Market Dynamics
3.1 Overview
3.1.1 Market trends
3.1.2 Market size
4 Life Insurance Segment – Regional Benchmarking
4.1 Scale and Penetration
4.1.1 Total gross written premium
4.1.2 Premium per capita
4.1.3 Life insurance penetration (as a percentage of GDP)
4.2 Growth
4.2.1 Gross written premium
4.2.2 Gross written premium per capita
4.3 Efficiency and Risk
4.3.1 Loss ratio
4.3.2 Combined ratio
4.3.3 Incurred losses per capita
4.3.4 Incurred losses as a percentage of GDP
4.4 Distribution Channels
4.4.1 Direct marketing
4.4.2 Bancassurance
4.4.3 Agencies
5 Japanese Insurance Industry Attractiveness
5.1 Insurance Industry Size, 2008–2017
5.2 Key Industry Trends and Drivers
6 Life Insurance Outlook
6.1 Life Insurance Growth Prospects by Category
6.1.1 Individual life insurance
6.1.2 Individual pension
6.1.3 Individual term life insurance
6.1.4 Individual others
6.1.5 Group life insurance
6.1.6 Group superannuation
6.2 Life Insurance Growth Prospects by Product Type
6.2.1 Individual single-premium policies
6.2.2 Individual non-single-premium policies
6.2.3 Group single-premium policies
6.2.4 Group non-single-premium policies
7 Analysis by Distribution Channels
7.1 Direct Marketing
7.2 Bancassurance
7.3 Agencies
7.4 E-commerce
7.5 Other Channels
8 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis – Japanese Life Insurance
8.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers: Low to Medium
8.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers: Medium-to-High
8.3 Barriers to Entry: High
8.4 Intensity of Rivalry: High
8.5 Threat of Substitutes: Low
9 Reinsurance Growth Dynamics and Challenges
9.1 Reinsurance Segment Size, 2008–2017
9.2 Reinsurance Segment Size by Type of Insurance, 2008–2017
10 Governance, Risk and Compliance
10.1 Legislation Overview and Historical Evolution
10.2 Legislation and Market Practice by Type of Insurance
10.2.1 Life insurance
10.2.2 Property insurance
10.2.3 Motor insurance
10.2.4 Marine, aviation and transit insurance
10.2.5 Personal accident and health insurance
10.3 Compulsory Insurance
10.3.1 Automobile liability insurance (CALI)
10.3.2 Workers’ accident compensation insurance
10.3.3 Liability insurance for nuclear risks
10.4 Supervision and Control
10.4.1 International Association of Insurance Supervisors
10.4.2 Financial Services Agency (FSA)
10.4.3 Local Finance Bureau of the Ministry of Finance (LFB)
10.5 Non-Admitted Insurance Regulations
10.5.1 Overview
10.5.2 Intermediaries
10.5.3 Market practices
10.5.4 Fines and penalties
10.6 Company Registration and Operations
10.6.1 Types of insurance organization
10.6.2 Establishing a domestic company
10.6.3 Foreign ownership
10.6.4 Types of license
10.6.5 Capital requirements
10.6.6 Solvency margins
10.6.7 Reserve requirements
10.6.8 Investment regulations
10.6.9 Statutory return requirements
10.6.10 Fee structure
10.7 Taxation
10.7.1 Insurance premium or policy taxation
10.7.2 Withholding taxes on premium paid overseas
10.7.3 Corporate tax
10.7.4 VAT
10.7.5 Captives
10.8 Legal System
10.8.1 Introduction
10.8.2 Access to court
10.8.3 Alternative dispute resolution (ADR)
11 Competitive Landscape and Strategic Insights
11.1 Overview
11.2 Leading Companies in the Japanese Life Insurance Segment
11.3 Comparison of Top-Five Insurers
11.3.1 Net written premium
11.3.2 Gross claims
11.3.3 Total assets
11.3.4 Total investments income
11.4 Japan Post Insurance – Company Overview
11.4.1 Japan Post Insurance – key facts
11.4.2 Japan Post Insurance – key financials
11.5 Nippon Life Insurance Company – Company Overview
11.5.1 Nippon Life Insurance Company – key facts
11.5.2 Nippon Life Insurance Company – key financials
11.6 Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company – Company Overview
11.6.1 Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company – key facts
11.6.2 Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company – key financials
11.7 Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company – Company Overview
11.7.1 Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company – key facts
11.7.2 Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company – key financials
11.8 Sumitomo Life Insurance Company – Company Overview
11.8.1 Sumitomo Life Insurance Company – key facts
11.8.2 Sumitomo Life Insurance Company – key financials
11.9 Sony Life Insurance Co., Ltd. – Company Overview
11.9.1 Sony Life Insurance Co., Ltd. – key facts
11.9.2 Sony Life Insurance Co., Ltd. – key financials
11.1 Taiyo Life Insurance Company – Company Overview
11.10.1 Taiyo Life Insurance Company – key facts
11.10.2 Taiyo Life Insurance Company – key financials
12 Business Environment and Country Risk
12.1 Business Confidence
12.1.1 Market capitalization trend – Tokyo Stock Exchange, Japan
12.2 Economic Performance
12.2.1 GDP at constant prices (US$)
12.2.2 GDP per capita at constant prices (US$)
12.2.3 GDP at current prices (US$)
12.2.4 GDP per capita at current prices (US$)
12.2.5 GDP by key segments
12.2.6 Agriculture, hunting, forestry and fishing net output at current prices (US$)
12.2.7 Agriculture, hunting, forestry and fishing net output at current prices as a percentage of GDP
12.2.8 Manufacturing net output at current prices (US$)
12.2.9 Manufacturing net output at current prices as a percentage of GDP
12.2.10 Mining, manufacturing and utilities at current prices (US$)
12.2.11 Mining, manufacturing and utilities at current prices, as a percentage of GDP
12.2.12 Construction net output at current prices (US$)
12.2.13 Construction net output at current prices as a percentage of GDP
12.2.14 Inflation rate
12.2.15 Exports as a percentage of GDP
12.2.16 Imports as a percentage of GDP
12.2.17 Exports growth
12.2.18 Imports growth
12.2.19 Annual average exchange rate US$–JPY
12.3 Infrastructure
12.3.1 Commercial vehicles exports total value
12.3.2 Commercial vehicles import value
12.3.3 Automotive exports total value
12.3.4 Automotive imports total value
12.3.5 Total internet subscribers
12.4 Labor Force
12.4.1 Labor force
12.4.2 Unemployment rate
12.5 Demographics
12.5.1 Gross national disposable income (US$)
12.5.2 Household consumption expenditure (US$)
12.5.3 Total population
12.5.4 Urban and rural populations
12.5.5 Age distribution of the total population
13 Appendix
13.1 Methodology
13.2 Contact Timetric
13.3 About Timetric
13.4 Timetric’s Services
13.5 Disclaimer

List of Tables
Table 1: Insurance Industry Definitions
Table 2: Japanese Insurance – Overall Written Premium by Segment (JPY Billion), 2008–2012
Table 3: Japanese Insurance – Overall Written Premium by Segment (US$ Billion), 2008–2012
Table 4: Japanese Insurance – Overall Written Premium by Segment (JPY Billion), 2012–2017
Table 5: Japanese Insurance – Overall Written Premium by Segment (US$ Billion), 2012–2017
Table 6: Japanese Insurance – Segmentation (% Share), 2008–2017
Table 7: Japanese Life Insurance – Written Premium by Category (JPY Billion), 2008–2012
Table 8: Japanese Life Insurance – Written Premium by Category (US$ Billion), 2008–2012
Table 9: Japanese Life Insurance – Written Premium by Category (JPY Billion), 2012–2017
Table 10: Japanese Life Insurance – Written Premium by Category (US$ Billion), 2012–2017
Table 11: Japanese Life Insurance – Earned Premium (JPY Billion), 2008–2012
Table 12: Japanese Life Insurance – Earned Premium (JPY Billion), 2012–2017
Table 13: Japanese Life Insurance – Sum Assured (JPY Trillion), 2008–2012
Table 14: Japanese Life Insurance – Sum Assured (JPY Trillion), 2012–2017
Table 15: Japanese Life Insurance – Paid Claims (JPY Billion), 2008–2012
Table 16: Japanese Life Insurance – Paid Claims (JPY Billion), 2012–2017
Table 17: Japanese Life Insurance – Incurred Loss (JPY Billion), 2008–2012
Table 18: Japanese Life Insurance – Incurred Loss (JPY Billion), 2012–2017
Table 19: Japanese Life Insurance – Loss Ratio (%), 2008–2012
Table 20: Japanese Life Insurance – Loss Ratio (%), 2012–2017
Table 21: Japanese Life Insurance – Commissions and Expenses (JPY Billion), 2008–2012
Table 22: Japanese Life Insurance – Commissions and Expenses (JPY Billion), 2012–2017
Table 23: Japanese Life Insurance – Combined Ratio (%), 2008–2012
Table 24: Japanese Life Insurance – Combined Ratio (%), 2012–2017
Table 25: Japanese Life Insurance – Total Assets (JPY Billion), 2008–2012
Table 26: Japanese Life Insurance – Total Assets (JPY Billion), 2012–2017
Table 27: Japanese Life Insurance – Total Investment Income (JPY Billion), 2008–2012
Table 28: Japanese Life Insurance – Total Investment Income (JPY Billion), 2012–2017
Table 29: Japanese Life Insurance – Retentions (JPY Billion), 2008–2012
Table 30: Japanese Life Insurance – Retentions (JPY Billion), 2012–2017
Table 31: Japanese Individual Life Insurance – Number of Active Policies (Thousand), 2008–2012
Table 32: Japanese Individual Life Insurance – Number of Active Policies, 2012–2017
Table 33: Japanese Individual Life Insurance – Written Premium (JPY Billion), 2008–2012
Table 34: Japanese Individual Life Insurance – Written Premium (JPY Billion), 2012–2017
Table 35: Japanese Individual Pension – Number of Active Policies (Thousand), 2008–2012
Table 36: Japanese Individual Pension – Number of Active Policies (Thousand), 2012–2017
Table 37: Japanese Individual Pension – Written Premium (JPY Billion), 2008–2012
Table 38: Japanese Individual Pension – Written Premium (JPY Billion), 2012–2017
Table 39: Japanese Individual Term Life Insurance – Number of Active Policies (Million), 2008–2012
Table 40: Japanese Individual Term Life Insurance – Number of Active Policies (Million), 2012–2017
Table 41: Japanese Individual Term Life Insurance – Written Premium (JPY Trillion), 2008–2012
Table 42: Japanese Individual Term Life Insurance – Written Premium (JPY Trillion), 2012–2017
Table 43: Japanese Individual Others – Number of Active Policies (Thousand), 2008–2012
Table 44: Japanese Individual Others – Number of Active Policies (Thousand), 2012–2017
Table 45: Japanese Individual Others – Written Premium (JPY Billion), 2008–2012
Table 46: Japanese Individual Others – Written Premium (JPY Billion), 2012–2017
Table 47: Japanese Group Life Insurance – Number of Active Policies (Million), 2008–2012
Table 48: Japanese Group Life Insurance – Number of Active Policies (Million), 2012–2017
Table 49: Japanese Group Life Insurance – Written Premium (JPY Billion), 2008–2012
Table 50: Japanese Group Life Insurance – Written Premium (JPY Billion), 2012–2017
Table 51: Japanese Group Superannuation – Number of Active Policies (Thousand), 2008–2012
Table 52: Japanese Group Superannuation – Number of Active Policies (Million), 2012–2017
Table 53: Japanese Group Superannuation – Written Premium (JPY Trillion), 2008–2012
Table 54: Japanese Group Superannuation – Written Premium (JPY Trillion), 2012–2017
Table 55: Japanese Individual Single-Premium – Number of Active Policies (Million), 2008–2012
Table 56: Japanese Individual Single-Premium – Number of Active Policies (Million) 2012–2017
Table 57: Japanese Individual Single-Premium – Written Premium (JPY Trillion), 2008–2012
Table 58: Japanese Individual Single-Premium – Written Premium (JPY Trillion), 2012–2017
Table 59: Japanese Individual Non-Single-Premium – Number of Active Policies (Million), 2008–2012
Table 60: Japanese Individual Non-Single-Premium – Number of Active Policies (Million), 2012–2017
Table 61: Japanese Individual Non-Single-Premium – Written Premium (JPY Trillion), 2008–2012
Table 62: Japanese Individual Non-Single-Premium – Written Premium (JPY Trillion), 2012–2017
Table 63: Japanese Group Single-Premium – Number of Active Policies (Million), 2008–2012
Table 64: Japanese Group Single-Premium – Number of Active Policies (Million), 2012–2017
Table 65: Japanese Group Single-Premium – Written Premium (JPY Trillion), 2008–2012
Table 66: Japanese Group Single-Premium – Written Premium (JPY Trillion), 2012–2017
Table 67: Japanese Group Non-Single-Premium – Number of Active Policies (Million), 2008–2012
Table 68: Japanese Group Non-Single-Premium – Number of Active Policies (Million), 2012–2017
Table 69: Japanese Group Non-Single-Premium – Written Premium (JPY Trillion), 2008–2012
Table 70: Japanese Group Non-Single-Premium – Written Premium (JPY Trillion), 2012–2017
Table 71: Japanese Life Insurance – Direct Marketing Commission Paid (JPY Billion), 2008–2012
Table 72: Japanese Life Insurance – Direct Marketing Commission Paid (JPY Billion), 2012–2017
Table 73: Japanese Life Insurance – New Business Written Premium Through Direct Marketing (JPY Billion), 2008–2012
Table 74: Japanese Life Insurance – New Business Written Premium Through Direct Marketing (JPY Billion), 2012–2017
Table 75: Japanese Life Insurance – New Policies Sold Through Direct Marketing (Million), 2008–2012
Table 76: Japanese Life Insurance – New Policies Sold Through Direct Marketing (Million), 2012–2017
Table 77: Japanese Life Insurance – Number of Direct Marketing Distributors, 2008–2012
Table 78: Japanese Life Insurance – Number of Direct Marketing Distributors, 2012–2017
Table 79: Japanese Life Insurance – Bancassurance Commission Paid (JPY Billion), 2008–2012
Table 80: Japanese Life Insurance – Bancassurance Commission Paid (JPY Billion), 2012–2017
Table 81: Japanese Life Insurance – New Business Written Premium Through Bancassurance (JPY Billion), 2008–2012
Table 82: Japanese Life Insurance – New Business Written Premium Through Bancassurance (JPY Billion), 2012–2017
Table 83: Japanese Life Insurance – New Policies Sold Through Bancassurance (Million), 2008–2012
Table 84: Japanese Life Insurance – New Policies Sold Through Bancassurance (Million), 2012–2017
Table 85: Japanese Life Insurance – Number of Bancassurance Distributors, 2008–2012
Table 86: Japanese Life Insurance – Number of Bancassurance Distributors, 2012–2017
Table 87: Japanese Life Insurance – Commission Paid to Agencies (JPY Trillion), 2008–2012
Table 88: Japanese Life Insurance – Commission Paid to Agencies (JPY Trillion), 2012–2017
Table 89: Japanese Life Insurance – New Business Written Premium Through Agencies (JPY Billion), 2008–2012
Table 90: Japanese Life Insurance – New Business Written Premium Through Agencies (JPY Billion), 2012–2017
Table 91: Japanese Life Insurance – New Policies Sold Through Agencies (Million), 2008–2012
Table 92: Japanese Life Insurance – New Policies Sold Through Agencies (Million), 2012–2017
Table 93: Japanese Life Insurance – Number of Agencies, 2008–2012
Table 94: Japanese Life Insurance – Number of Agencies, 2012–2017
Table 95: Japanese Life Insurance – E-Commerce Commission Paid (JPY Billion), 2008–2012
Table 96: Japanese Life Insurance – E-Commerce Commission Paid (JPY Billion), 2012–2017
Table 97: Japanese Life Insurance – New Business Written Premium Through E-Commerce (JPY Billion), 2008–2012
Table 98: Japanese Life Insurance – New Business Written Premium Through E-Commerce (JPY Billion), 2012–2017
Table 99: Japanese Life Insurance – New Policies Sold Through E-Commerce (Thousand), 2008–2012
Table 100: Japanese Life Insurance – New Policies Sold Through E-Commerce (Thousand), 2012–2017
Table 101: Japanese Life Insurance – Number of E-Commerce Distributors, 2008–2012
Table 102: Japanese Life Insurance – Number of E-Commerce Distributors, 2012–2017
Table 103: Japanese Life Insurance – Commission Paid to Other Channels (JPY Billion), 2008–2012
Table 104: Japanese Life Insurance – Commission Paid to Other Channels (JPY Billion), 2012–2017
Table 105: Japanese Life Insurance – New Business Written Premium Through Other Channels (JPY Billion), 2008–2012
Table 106: Japanese Life Insurance – New Business Written Premium Through Other Channels (JPY Billion), 2012–2017
Table 107: Japanese Life Insurance – New Policies Sold Through Other Channels (Thousand), 2008–2012
Table 108: Japanese Life Insurance – New Policies Sold Through Other Channels (Thousand), 2012–2017
Table 109: Japanese Life Insurance – Number of Distributors in Other Channels, 2008–2012
Table 110: Japanese Life Insurance – Number of Distributors in Other Channels, 2012–2017
Table 111: Reinsurance in Japan by Category (JPY Billion), 2008–2012
Table 112: Reinsurance in Japan by Category (US$ Billion), 2008–2012
Table 113: Reinsurance in Japan by Category (JPY Billion), 2012–2017
Table 114: Reinsurance in Japan by Category (US$ Billion), 2012–2017
Table 115: Japanese Premium Ceded to Reinsurance by Type of Insurance (JPY Billion), 2008–2012
Table 116: Japanese Premium Ceded to Reinsurance by Type of Insurance (US$ Billion), 2008–2012
Table 117: Japanese Premium Ceded to Reinsurance by Type of Insurance (JPY Billion), 2012–2017
Table 118: Japanese Premium Ceded to Reinsurance by Type of Insurance (US$ Billion), 2012–2017
Table 119: Japanese Life Insurance – Percentage of Reinsurance Ceded (%), 2008–2012
Table 120: Japanese Life Insurance – Percentage of Reinsurance Ceded (%), 2012–2017
Table 121: Japan – Life Insurance Regulatory Framework
Table 122: Japan – Property Insurance Regulatory Framework
Table 123: Japan – Motor Insurance Regulatory Framework
Table 124: Japan – CALI Premium Rates for Different Types of Motor Vehicles (in JPY)
Table 125: Japan – Corporate Tax Rates for the Financial Year 2013
Table 126: Japanese Life Insurance Segment – Market Share by Net Written Premium, 2011
Table 127: Japan Post Insurance, Key Facts
Table 128: Japan Post Insurance, Key Financials (JPY Billion)
Table 129: Nippon Life Insurance Company, Key Facts
Table 130: Nippon Life Insurance Company, Key Financials (JPY Billion)
Table 131: Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company, Key Facts
Table 132: Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company, Key Financials (JPY Billion)
Table 133: Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Key Facts
Table 134: Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Key Financials (JPY Billion)
Table 135: Sumitomo Life Insurance Company, Key Facts
Table 136: Sumitomo Life Insurance Company, Key Financials (JPY Billion)
Table 137: Sony Life Insurance Co., Ltd., Key Facts
Table 138: Sony Life Insurance Co., Ltd., Key Financials (JPY Billion)
Table 139: Taiyo Life Insurance Company, Key Facts
Table 140: Taiyo Life Insurance Company, Key Financials (JPY Billion)

List of Figures
Figure 1: Leading Global Insurance Markets – Economies and Populations, 2011
Figure 2: Leading Global Insurance Markets – Growth Trends in the Insurance Industry (%), 2007–2016
Figure 3: Leading Global Insurance Markets – Total Industry Values by Segment (US$ Billion), 2011
Figure 4: Leading Global Insurance Markets – Life Insurance – Gross Written Premiums (US$ Billion), 2007–2016
Figure 5: Leading Global Insurance Markets – Life Insurance – Premium Per Capita (US$), 2011
Figure 6: Leading Global Insurance Markets – Life Insurance – Penetration as a Percentage of GDP (%), 2011 and 2016
Figure 7: Leading Global Insurance Markets – Life Insurance – Gross Written Premium Growth (%), 2007–2016
Figure 8: Leading Global Insurance Markets – Life Insurance – Gross Written Premium Per Capita Growth (%), 2007–2016
Figure 9: Leading Global Insurance Markets – Life Insurance – Loss Ratio (%), 2011 and 2016
Figure 10: Leading Global Insurance Markets – Life Insurance – Combined Ratios (%), 2011 and 2016
Figure 11: Leading Global Insurance Markets – Life Insurance – Incurred Losses Per Capita (US$), 2011 and 2016
Figure 12: Leading Global Insurance Markets – Life Insurance Incurred Losses as a Percentage of GDP (%), 2011 and 2016
Figure 13: Leading Global Insurance Markets – Direct Marketing – Share of Life Insurance New Business Gross Written Premium (%), 2007–2016
Figure 14: Leading Global Insurance Markets – Bancassurance – Share of Life Insurance New Business Gross Written Premium (%), 2007–2016
Figure 15: Leading Global Insurance Markets – Agencies – Share of Life Insurance New Business Gross Written Premium (%), 2007–2016
Figure 16: Japanese Insurance – Overall Written Premium by Segment (JPY Billion), 2008–2017
Figure 17: Japanese Insurance – Dynamics by Segment (%), 2008–2017
Figure 18: Japanese Life Insurance – Written Premium by Category (JPY Billion), 2008–2017
Figure 19: Japanese Life Insurance – Written Premium by Category (% Share), 2012 and 2017
Figure 20: Japanese Life Insurance – Dynamics by Category (%), 2008–2017
Figure 21: Japanese Life Insurance – Earned Premium (JPY Billion), 2008–2012
Figure 22: Japanese Life Insurance – Earned Premium (JPY Billion), 2012–2017
Figure 23: Japanese Life Insurance – Sum Assured (JPY Trillion), 2008–2012
Figure 24: Japanese Life Insurance – Sum Assured (JPY Trillion), 2012–2017
Figure 25: Japanese Life Insurance – Paid Claims (JPY Billion), 2008–2012
Figure 26: Japanese Life Insurance – Paid Claims (JPY Billion), 2012–2017
Figure 27: Japanese Life Insurance – Incurred Loss (JPY Billion), 2008–2012
Figure 28: Japanese Life Insurance – Incurred Loss (JPY Billion), 2012–2017
Figure 29: Japanese Life Insurance – Loss Ratio (%), 2008–2012
Figure 30: Japanese Life Insurance – Loss Ratio (%), 2012–2017
Figure 31: Japanese Life Insurance – Commissions and Expenses (JPY Billion), 2008–2012
Figure 32: Japanese Life Insurance – Commissions and Expenses (JPY Billion), 2012–2017
Figure 33: Japanese Life Insurance – Combined Ratio (%), 2008–2012
Figure 34: Japanese Life Insurance – Combined Ratio (%), 2012–2017
Figure 35: Japanese Life Insurance – Total Assets (JPY Billion), 2008–2012
Figure 36: Japanese Life Insurance – Total Assets (JPY Billion), 2012–2017
Figure 37: Japanese Life Insurance – Total Investment Income (JPY Billion), 2008–2012
Figure 38: Japanese Life Insurance – Total Investment Income (JPY Billion), 2012–2017
Figure 39: Japanese Life Insurance – Retentions (JPY Billion), 2008–2012
Figure 40: Japanese Life Insurance – Retentions (JPY Billion), 2012–2017
Figure 41: Japanese Life Insurance – Investment Portfolio (JPY Billion), 2008–2012
Figure 42: Japanese Life Insurance – Investment Portfolio (%), 2008 and 2012
Figure 43: Japanese Life Insurance – Penetration (%), 2008–2012
Figure 44: Japanese Life Insurance – Density (Number of Policies per Capita), 2008–2012
Figure 45: Japanese Life Insurance – Number of Active Policies (Thousand), 2008–2012
Figure 46: Japanese Life Insurance – Number of Active Policies (Thousand), 2012–2017
Figure 47: Japanese Life Insurance – Premium Per Capita (JPY), 2008–2012
Figure 48: Japanese Individual Life Insurance – Number of Active Policies (Thousand), 2008–2012
Figure 49: Japanese Individual Life Insurance – Number of Active Policies (Thousand), 2012– 2017
Figure 50: Japanese Individual Life Insurance – Written Premium (JPY Billion), 2008–2012
Figure 51: Japanese Individual Life Insurance – Written Premium (JPY Billion), 2012–2017
Figure 52: Japanese Individual Pension – Number of Active Policies (Thousand), 2008–2012
Figure 53: Japanese Individual Pension – Number of Active Policies (Thousand), 2012–2017
Figure 54: Japanese Individual Pension – Written Premium (JPY Billion), 2008–2012
Figure 55: Japanese Individual Pension – Written Premium (JPY Billion), 2012–2017
Figure 56: Japanese Individual Term Life Insurance – Number of Active Policies (Thousand), 2008–2012
Figure 57: Japanese Individual Term Life Insurance – Number of Active Policies (Million), 2012–2017
Figure 58: Japanese Individual Term Life Insurance – Written Premium (JPY Trillion), 2008–2012
Figure 59: Japanese Individual Term Life Insurance – Written Premium (JPY Trillion), 2012–2017
Figure 60: Japanese Individual Others – Number of Active Policies (Thousand), 2008–2012
Figure 61: Japanese Individual Others – Number of Active Policies (Thousand), 2012–2017
Figure 62: Japanese Individual Others – Written Premium (JPY Billion), 2008–2012
Figure 63: Japanese Individual Others – Written Premium (JPY Billion), 2012–2017
Figure 64: Japanese Group Life Insurance – Number of Active Policies (Million), 2008–2012
Figure 65: Japanese Group Life Insurance – Number of Active Policies (Million), 2012–2017
Figure 66: Japanese Group Life Insurance – Written Premium (JPY Billion), 2008–2012
Figure 67: Japanese Group Life Insurance – Written Premium (JPY Billion), 2012–2017
Figure 68: Japanese Group Superannuation – Number of Active Policies (Thousand), 2008–2012
Figure 69: Japanese Group Superannuation – Number of Active Policies (Million), 2012–2017
Figure 70: Japanese Group Superannuation – Written Premium (JPY Trillion), 2008–2012
Figure 71: Japanese Group Superannuation – Written Premium (JPY Trillion), 2012–2017
Figure 72: Japanese Individual Single-Premium – Number of Active Policies (Million), 2008–2012
Figure 73: Japanese Individual Single-Premium – Number of Active Policies (Million), 2012– 2017
Figure 74: Japanese Individual Single-Premium – Written Premium (JPY Trillion), 2008–2012
Figure 75: Japanese Individual Single-Premium – Written Premium (JPY Trillion), 2012–2017
Figure 76: Japanese Individual Non-Single-Premium – Number of Active Policies (Million), 2008–2012
Figure 77: Japanese Individual Non-Single-Premium – Number of Active Policies (Million), 2012–2017
Figure 78: Japanese Individual Non-Single-Premium – Written Premium (JPY Trillion), 2008–2012
Figure 79: Japanese Individual Non-Single-Premium – Written Premium (JPY Trillion), 2012–2017
Figure 80: Japanese Group Single-Premium – Number of Active Policies (Million), 2008–2012
Figure 81: Japanese Group Single-Premium – Number of Active Policies (Million), 2012–2017
Figure 82: Japanese Group Single-Premium – Written Premium (JPY Trillion), 2008–2012
Figure 83: Japanese Group Single-Premium – Written Premium (JPY Trillion), 2012–2017
Figure 84: Japanese Group Non-Single-Premium – Number of Active Policies (Million), 2008– 2012
Figure 85: Japanese Group Non-Single-Premium – Number of Active Policies (Million), 2012– 2017
Figure 86: Japanese Group Non-Single-Premium – Written Premium (JPY Trillion), 2008–2012
Figure 87: Japanese Group Non-Single-Premium – Written Premium (JPY Trillion), 2012–2017
Figure 88: Japanese Life Insurance – New Business Written Premium by Distribution Channels (% Share), 2012 and 2017
Figure 89: Japanese Life Insurance – Direct Marketing Commission Paid (JPY Billion), 2008– 2012
Figure 90: Japanese Life Insurance – Direct Marketing Commission Paid (JPY Billion), 2012– 2017
Figure 91: Japanese Life Insurance – New Business Written Premium Through Direct Marketing (JPY Billion), 2008–2012
Figure 92: Japanese Life Insurance – New Business Written Premium Through Direct Marketing (JPY Billion), 2012–2017
Figure 93: Japanese Life Insurance – New Policies Sold Through Direct Marketing (Million), 2008–2012
Figure 94: Japanese Life Insurance – New Policies Sold Through Direct Marketing (Million), 2012–2017
Figure 95: Japanese Life Insurance – Number of Direct Marketing Distributors, 2008–2012
Figure 96: Japanese Life Insurance – Number of Direct Marketing Distributors, 2012–2017
Figure 97: Japanese Life Insurance – Bancassurance Commission Paid (JPY Billion), 2008– 2012
Figure 98: Japanese Life Insurance – Bancassurance Commission Paid (JPY Billion), 2012– 2017
Figure 99: Japanese Life Insurance – New Business Written Premium Through Bancassurance (JPY Billion), 2008–2012
Figure 100: Japanese Life Insurance – New Business Written Premium Through Bancassurance (JPY Billion), 2012–2017
Figure 101: Japanese Life Insurance – New Policies Sold Through Bancassurance (Million), 2008–2012
Figure 102: Japanese Life Insurance – New Policies Sold Through Bancassurance (Million), 2012–2017
Figure 103: Japanese Life Insurance – Number of Bancassurance Distributors, 2008–2012
Figure 104: Japanese Life Insurance – Number of Bancassurance Distributors, 2012–2017
Figure 105: Japanese Life Insurance – Commission Paid to Agencies (JPY Trillion), 2008–2012
Figure 106: Japanese Life Insurance – Commission Paid to Agencies (JPY Billion), 2012–2017
Figure 107: Japanese Life Insurance – New Business Written Premium Through Agencies (JPY Billion), 2008–2012
Figure 108: Japanese Life Insurance – New Business Written Premium Through Agencies (JPY Billion), 2012–2017
Figure 109: Japanese Life Insurance – New Policies Sold Through Agencies (Million), 2008– 2012
Figure 110: Japanese Life Insurance – New Policies Sold Through Agencies (Million), 2012– 2017
Figure 111: Japanese Life Insurance – Number of Agencies, 2008–2012
Figure 112: Japanese Life Insurance – Number of Agencies, 2012–2017
Figure 113: Japanese Life Insurance – E-Commerce Commission Paid (JPY Billion), 2008–2012
Figure 114: Japanese Life Insurance – E-Commerce Commission Paid (JPY Billion), 2012–2017
Figure 115: Japanese Life Insurance – New Business Written Premium Through E-Commerce (JPY Billion), 2008–2012
Figure 116: Japanese Life Insurance – New Business Written Premium Through E-Commerce (JPY Billion), 2012–2017
Figure 117: Japanese Life Insurance – New Policies Sold Through E-Commerce (Thousand), 2008–2012
Figure 118: Japanese Life Insurance – New Policies Sold Through E-Commerce (Thousand), 2012–2017
Figure 119: Japanese Life Insurance – Number of E-Commerce Distributors, 2008–2012
Figure 120: Japanese Life Insurance – Number of E-Commerce Distributors, 2012–2017
Figure 121: Japanese Life Insurance – Commission Paid to Other Channels (JPY Billion), 2008– 2012
Figure 122: Japanese Life Insurance – Commission Paid to Other Channels (JPY Billion), 2012– 2017
Figure 123: Japanese Life Insurance – New Business Written Premium Through Other Channels (JPY Billion), 2008–2012
Figure 124: Japanese Life Insurance – New Business Written Premium Through Other Channels (JPY Billion), 2012–2017
Figure 125: Japanese Life Insurance – New Policies Sold Through Other Channels (Thousand), 2008–2012
Figure 126: Japanese Life Insurance – New Policies Sold Through Other Channels (Thousand), 2012–2017
Figure 127: Japanese Life Insurance – Number of Distributors in Other Channels, 2008–2012
Figure 128: Japanese Life Insurance – Number of Distributors in Other Channels, 2012–2017
Figure 129: Japanese Life Insurance Segment – Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
Figure 130: Japanese Premium Ceded to Reinsurance by Category (JPY Billion), 2008–2017
Figure 131: Japanese Premium Ceded to Reinsurance by Category (% Share), 2012 and 2017
Figure 132: Japanese Reinsurance – Dynamics by Category (%), 2008–2017
Figure 133: Japanese Premium Ceded to Reinsurance by Type of Insurance (JPY Billion), 2008–2017
Figure 134: Japanese Reinsurance – Dynamics by Type of Insurance (%), 2008–2017
Figure 135: Japanese Life Insurance – Percentage of Reinsurance Ceded (%), 2008–2012
Figure 136: Japanese Life Insurance – Percentage of Reinsurance Ceded (%), 2012–2017
Figure 137: Japan – Insurance Regulatory Framework
Figure 138: Japan – Insurance Supervision and Control at Various Levels
Figure 139: Japan – Insurance Regulatory Frameworks for Company Registration and Operation
Figure 140: Japanese Life Insurance Segment – Market Share by Net Written Premium, 2011
Figure 141: Japanese Life Insurance Net Written Premium – Top-Five Japanese Life Insurers, 2011
Figure 142: Japanese Life Insurance Gross Claims – Top-Five Japanese Life Insurers, 2011
Figure 143: Japanese Life Insurance Total Assets – Top-Five Japanese Life Insurers, 2011
Figure 144: Japanese Life Insurance Total Investments Income – Top-Five Japanese Life Insurers, 2011
Figure 145: Japanese Stock Exchange Market Capitalization (US$ Billion), 2008–2012
Figure 146: Japanese GDP at Constant Prices (US$ Billion), 2008–2012
Figure 147: Japanese GDP Per Capita at Constant Prices (US$), 2008–2012
Figure 148: Japanese GDP at Current Prices (US$ Billion), 2008–2012
Figure 149: Japanese GDP Per Capita at Current Prices (US$), 2008–2012
Figure 150: Japanese GDP by Key Segments (%) 2007 and 2010
Figure 151: Japanese Agriculture, Hunting, Forestry and Fishing Net Output at Current Prices (US$ Billion), 2007–2010
Figure 152: Japanese Agriculture, Hunting, Forestry and Fishing Net Output at Current Prices as a Percentage of GDP (%), 2007–2010
Figure 153: Japanese Manufacturing Net Output at Current Prices (US$ Billion), 2007–2010
Figure 154: Japanese Manufacturing Net Output at Current Prices as a Percentage of GDP (%), 2007–2010
Figure 155: Japanese Mining, Manufacturing and Utilities Net Output at Current Prices (US$ Billion), 2007–2011
Figure 156: Japanese Mining, Manufacturing and Utilities Net Output at Current Prices as a Percentage of GDP (%), 2007–2010
Figure 157: Japanese Construction Net Output at Current Prices (US$ Billion), 2007–2010
Figure 158: Japanese Construction Output at Current Prices as a Percentage of GDP (%), 2007–2011
Figure 159: Japanese Inflation Rate (%), 2008–2012
Figure 160: Japanese Exports as a Percentage of GDP (%), 2007–2011
Figure 161: Japanese Imports as a Percentage of GDP (%), 2007–2011
Figure 162: Japanese Exports Growth (%), 2008–2011
Figure 163: Japanese Imports Growth (%), 2008–2011

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