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The Insurance Industry in Puerto Rico, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2019

Published: May 11, 2016 | Pages: 119 | Publisher: Timetric | Industry: Insurance | Report Format: Electronic (PDF)

Synopsis
Timetric’s 'The Insurance Industry in Puerto Rico, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2019' report provides detailed analysis of the market trends, drivers and challenges in the Puerto Rican insurance industry.

It provides key performance indicators such as written premium, incurred loss, loss ratio, commissions and expenses, total assets, total investment income and retentions during the review period (2010–2014) and forecast period (2014–2019).

The report also analyzes distribution channels operating in the segment, gives a comprehensive overview of the Puerto Rican economy and demographics, and provides detailed information on the competitive landscape in the country.

The report brings together Timetric’s research, modeling and analysis expertise, giving insurers access to information on segment dynamics and competitive advantages, and profiles of insurers operating in the country. The report also includes details of insurance regulations, and recent changes in the regulatory structure.

Summary
Timetric’s 'The Insurance Industry in Puerto Rico, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2019' report provides in-depth market analysis, information and insights into the Puerto Rican insurance industry, including:

• The Puerto Rican insurance industry's growth prospects by segment and category

• A comprehensive overview of the Puerto Rican economy and demographics 

• The detailed competitive landscape in the Puerto Rican insurance industry

• An overview of distribution channels in the Puerto Rican insurance industry

• Details of regulatory policy applicable to the Puerto Rican insurance industry

• Analysis of natural hazards in Puerto Rico

Scope
This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the insurance industry in Puerto Rico:

• It provides historical values for the Puerto Rican insurance industry for the report’s 2010–2014 review period, and projected figures for the 2014–2019 forecast period.

• It offers a detailed analysis of the key segments in the Puerto Rican insurance industry, with market forecasts to 2019.

• It covers an exhaustive list of parameters, including written premium, incurred loss, loss ratio, combined ratio, total assets, total investment income and retentions.

• It analyzes the various distribution channels in Puerto Rico.

• It profiles the top insurance companies in Puerto Rico and outlines the key regulations affecting them.

Reasons to buy
• Make strategic business decisions using in-depth historic and forecast market data related to the Puerto Rican insurance industry and each segment and category within it.

• Understand the demand-side dynamics, key market trends and growth opportunities in the Puerto Rican insurance industry.

• Assess the competitive dynamics in the Puerto Rican insurance industry.

• Identify growth opportunities and market dynamics in key segments.

• Gain insights into key regulations governing the Puerto Rican insurance industry and their impact on companies and the industry's future.

Key Highlights
• The unfavorable economic environment and lack of job opportunities have increased emigration from Puerto Rico. 

• The life segment recorded a review-period CAGR of 11.5%, whereas the non-life segment recorded a CAGR of 0.2%. 

• Rises in the aging population and life expectancy supported the segment’s growth during the review period. However, the shrinking population and increasing emigration limited life insurance’s review-period growth. 

• Property insurance, in terms of direct written premium, led the segment during the review period. The category’s direct written premium is expected to grow over the forecast period, primarily as a result of rising construction activities and government expenditure on infrastructure projects.

• The Puerto Rican construction sector grew during the review period, driven by government and private investment in infrastructure projects. 

• Health insurance was the largest category, accounting for 99.7% of the segment’s gross written premium in 2014.
 Table of Contents

1 Key Facts and Highlights

2 Executive Summary

3 Economy and Demographics

4 Life Insurance
4.1 Individual Life Insurance
4.2 Group Life Insurance
4.3 Life Insurance by Category
4.3.1 Individual whole life insurance
4.3.2 Individual general annuity insurance
4.3.3 Other individual insurance

5 Non-Life Insurance

6 Personal Accident and Health Insurance

7 Reinsurance

8 Natural Hazards
8.1 Floods
8.2 Hurricanes
8.3 Droughts
8.4 Exposure

9 Distribution Channel Outlook

10 Competitive Landscape
10.1 Overview
10.2 Leading Companies
10.2.1 MCS Advantage, Inc. – company overview
10.2.2 MMM Healthcare, Inc. – company overview
10.2.3 Triple-S Salud, Inc. – company overview
10.2.4 First Medical Health Plan, Inc. – company overview

11 Governance, Risk and Compliance
11.1 Legislation Overview and Historical Evolution
11.2 Latest Changes in Regulations
11.3 Legislation and Market Practice by Type of Insurance
11.3.1 Life insurance
11.3.2 Property insurance
11.3.3 Motor insurance
11.3.4 Liability insurance
11.3.5 Marine, aviation and transit insurance
11.3.6 Personal accident and health insurance
11.4 Compulsory Insurance
11.4.1 Motor third-party liability insurance
11.5 Supervision and Control
11.5.1 International Association of Insurance Supervisors
11.5.2 Association of Insurance Supervisors Latin America
11.5.3 Office of the Commissioner of Insurance
11.5.4 National Association of Insurance Commissioners
11.6 Non-Admitted Insurance Regulations
11.6.1 Overview
11.6.2 Intermediaries
11.6.3 Market practices
11.6.4 Fines and penalties
11.7 Company Registration and Operations
11.7.1 Types of insurance organization
11.7.2 Establishing a local company
11.7.3 Foreign ownership
11.7.4 Types of license
11.7.5 Capital requirements
11.7.6 Solvency margins
11.7.7 Reserve requirements
11.7.8 Investment regulations
11.7.9 Statutory return requirements
11.7.10 Fee structure
11.8 Taxation
11.8.1 Insurance premium or policy taxation
11.8.2 Withholding taxes on premium paid overseas
11.8.3 Corporate tax
11.8.4 VAT
11.8.5 Captives
11.9 Legal System
11.9.1 Introduction
11.9.2 Access to court
11.9.3 Alternative dispute resolution

12 Definitions and Methodology
12.1 Definitions
12.2 Methodology

13 About Timetric
13.1 Contact Timetric
13.2 About Timetric
13.3 Timetric’s Services
13.4 Disclaimer
List of TAbles
Table 1: Puerto Rican Insurance Industry – Key Facts
Table 2: Puerto Rican Insurance Industry– Shares of the Top Insurers, 2014
Table 3: Puerto Rican Government Credit Ratings
Table 4: Puerto Rican Life Insurance – Gross Written Premium by Sub-Segment (US$ Million), 2010–2014
Table 5: Puerto Rican Life Insurance – Gross Written Premium by Sub-Segment (US$ Million), 2014–2019
Table 6: Puerto Rican Life Insurance Segmentation by Gross Written Premium (Percentage Share), 2010–2019
Table 7: Puerto Rican Life Insurance – Direct Written Premium by Sub-Segment (US$ Million), 2010–2014
Table 8: Puerto Rican Life Insurance – Direct Written Premium by Sub-Segment (US$ Million), 2014–2019
Table 9: Puerto Rican Life Insurance Segmentation by Direct Written Premium (Percentage Share), 2010–2019
Table 10: Puerto Rican Life Insurance – Total Assets (US$ Billion), 2010–2014
Table 11: Puerto Rican Life Insurance – Total Assets (US$ Billion), 2014–2019
Table 12: Puerto Rican Life Insurance – Total Investment Income (US$ Million), 2010–2014
Table 13: Puerto Rican Life Insurance – Total Investment Income (US$ Million), 2014–2019
Table 14: Puerto Rican Individual Life Insurance – Gross Written Premium by Category (US$ Million), 2010–2014
Table 15: Puerto Rican Individual Life Insurance – Gross Written Premium by Category (US$ Million), 2014–2019
Table 16: Puerto Rican Individual Life Insurance – Direct Written Premium by Category (US$ Million), 2010–2014
Table 17: Puerto Rican Individual Life Insurance – Direct Written Premium by Category (US$ Million), 2014–2019
Table 18: Puerto Rican Group Life Insurance – Gross Written Premium (US$ Million), 2010–2014
Table 19: Puerto Rican Group Life Insurance – Gross Written Premium (US$ Million), 2014–2019
Table 20: Puerto Rican Individual Whole Life Insurance – Gross Written Premium (US$ Million), 2010–2014
Table 21: Puerto Rican Individual Whole Life Insurance – Gross Written Premium (US$ Million), 2014–2019
Table 22: Puerto Rican Individual General Annuity Insurance – Gross Written Premium (US$ Million), 2010–2014
Table 23: Puerto Rican Individual General Annuity Insurance – Gross Written Premium (US$ Million), 2014–2019
Table 24: Puerto Rican Other Individual Insurance – Gross Written Premium (US$ Million), 2010–2014
Table 25: Puerto Rican Other Individual Insurance – Gross Written Premium (US$ Million), 2014–2019
Table 26: Puerto Rican Non-Life Insurance – Direct Written Premium by Category (US$ Million), 2010–2014
Table 27: Puerto Rican Non-Life Insurance – Direct Written Premium by Category (US$ Million), 2014–2019
Table 28: Puerto Rican Non-Life Insurance – Paid Claims (US$ Million), 2010–2014
Table 29: Puerto Rican Non-Life Insurance – Paid Claims (US$ Million), 2014–2019
Table 30: Puerto Rican Non-Life Insurance – Incurred Loss (US$ Million), 2010–2014
Table 31: Puerto Rican Non-Life Insurance – Incurred Loss (US$ Million), 2014–2019
Table 32: Puerto Rican Non-Life Insurance – Loss Ratio (%), 2010–2014
Table 33: Puerto Rican Non-Life Insurance – Loss Ratio (%), 2014–2019
Table 34: Puerto Rican Non-Life Insurance – Combined Ratio (%), 2010–2014
Table 35: Puerto Rican Non-Life Insurance – Combined Ratio (%), 2014–2019
Table 36: Puerto Rican Non-Life Insurance – Total Assets (US$ Billion), 2010–2014
Table 37: Puerto Rican Non-Life Insurance – Total Assets (US$ Billion), 2014–2019
Table 38: Puerto Rican Non-Life Insurance – Total Investment Income (US$ Million), 2010–2014
Table 39: Puerto Rican Non-Life Insurance – Total Investment Income (US$ Million), 2014–2019
Table 40: Puerto Rican Non-Life Insurance – Net Written Premiums (US$ Billion), 2010–2014
Table 41: Puerto Rican Non-Life Insurance – Net Written Premiums (US$ Billion), 2014–2019
Table 42: Puerto Rican Personal Accident and Health Insurance – Direct Written Premium by Category (US$ Million), 2010–2014
Table 43: Puerto Rican Personal Accident and Health Insurance – Direct Written Premium by Category (US$ Million), 2014–2019
Table 44: Puerto Rican Personal Accident and Health Insurance – Incurred Loss (US$ Billion), 2010–2014
Table 45: Puerto Rican Personal Accident and Health Insurance – Incurred Loss (US$ Billion), 2014–2019
Table 46: Puerto Rican Personal Accident and Health Insurance – Loss Ratio (%), 2010–2014
Table 47: Puerto Rican Personal Accident and Health Insurance – Loss Ratio (%), 2014–2019
Table 48: Puerto Rican Personal Accident and Health Insurance – Combined Ratio (%), 2010–2014
Table 49: Puerto Rican Personal Accident and Health Insurance – Combined Ratio (%), 2014–2019
Table 50: Puerto Rican Personal Accident and Health Insurance – Total Assets (US$ Billion), 2010–2014
Table 51: Puerto Rican Personal Accident and Health Insurance – Total Assets (US$ Billion), 2014–2019
Table 52: Puerto Rican Reinsurance – Premiums Ceded (Excluding Retrocession) by Non-Life Insurance Segment (US$ Million), 2010–2014
Table 53: Puerto Rican Reinsurance – Premiums Ceded (Excluding Retrocession) by Non-Life Insurance Segment (US$ Million), 2014–2019
Table 54: Puerto Rican Non-Life Insurance – Percentage of Premiums Ceded, Excluding Retrocession (%), 2010–2014
Table 55: Puerto Rican Non-Life Insurance – Percentage of Premiums Ceded, Excluding Retrocession (%), 2014–2019
Table 56: Puerto Rican Average Annual Loss by Hazard (US$ Million), 1990–2014
Table 57: Puerto Rican Insurance Industry – Market Shares, 2014
Table 58: MCS Advantage, Inc. – Key Facts
Table 59: MMM Healthcare, Inc. – Key Facts
Table 60: Triple-S Salud, Inc. – Key Facts
Table 61: First Medical Health Plan, Inc. – Key Facts
Table 62: Puerto Rico – Insurance Regulatory Framework Key Features
Table 63: Puerto Rico – Life Insurance Regulatory Framework
Table 64: Puerto Rico – Property Insurance Regulatory Framework
Table 65: Puerto Rico – Motor Insurance Regulatory Framework
Table 66: Puerto Rico – Liability Insurance Regulatory Framework
Table 67: Puerto Rico – Minimum Capital and Surplus Requirement
Table 68: Puerto Rico – Corporate Tax Rates for the Financial Year 2015
Table 69: Insurance Industry Definitions

List of Figures
Figure 1: Puerto Rican Real GDP (US$ Billion), 2010–2019
Figure 2: Puerto Rican Consumer Price Inflation, 2010–2019
Figure 3: Puerto Rican Unemployment Rate, 2010–2019
Figure 4: Puerto Rican Population by Age Group, 2010–2025
Figure 5: Puerto Rican Life Insurance – Gross Written Premium by Sub-Segment (US$ Billion), 2010–2019
Figure 6: Puerto Rican Life Insurance – Gross Written Premium Dynamics by Sub-Segment, 2010–2019
Figure 7: Puerto Rican Life Insurance – Direct Written Premium by Sub-Segment (US$ Billion), 2010–2019
Figure 8: Puerto Rican Life Insurance – Direct Written Premium Dynamics by Sub-Segment, 2010–2019
Figure 9: Puerto Rican Life Insurance – Total Assets (US$ Billion), 2010–2014
Figure 10: Puerto Rican Life Insurance – Total Assets (US$ Billion), 2014–2019
Figure 11: Puerto Rican Life Insurance – Total Investment Income (US$ Million), 2010–2014
Figure 12: Puerto Rican Life Insurance – Total Investment Income (US$ Million), 2014–2019
Figure 13: Puerto Rican Life Insurance – Insurance Penetration (%), 2010–2014
Figure 14: Puerto Rican Life Insurance – Direct Premium per Capita (US$), 2010–2014
Figure 15: Puerto Rican Individual Life Insurance – Gross Written Premium by Category (US$ Million), 2010–2019
Figure 16: Puerto Rican Individual Life Insurance – Gross Written Premium by Category (%), 2014 and 2019
Figure 17: Puerto Rican Individual Life Insurance – Gross Written Premium Dynamics by Category, 2010–2019
Figure 18: Puerto Rican Individual Life Insurance – Direct Written Premium by Category (US$ Million), 2010–2019
Figure 19: Puerto Rican Individual Life Insurance – Direct Written Premium by Category (%), 2014 and 2019
Figure 20: Puerto Rican Individual Life Insurance – Direct Written Premium Dynamics by Category, 2010–2019
Figure 21: Puerto Rican Group Life Insurance – Gross Written Premium (US$ Million), 2010–2014
Figure 22: Puerto Rican Group Life Insurance – Gross Written Premium (US$ Million), 2014–2019
Figure 23: Puerto Rican Individual Whole Life Insurance – Gross Written Premium (US$ Million), 2010–2014
Figure 24: Puerto Rican Individual Whole Life Insurance – Gross Written Premium (US$ Million), 2014–2019
Figure 25: Puerto Rican Individual General Annuity Insurance – Gross Written Premium (US$ Million), 2010–2014
Figure 26: Puerto Rican Individual General Annuity Insurance – Gross Written Premium (US$ Million), 2014–2019
Figure 27: Puerto Rican Other Individual Insurance – Gross Written Premium (US$ Million), 2010–2014
Figure 28: Puerto Rican Other Individual Insurance – Gross Written Premium (US$ Million), 2014–2019
Figure 29: Puerto Rican Non-Life Insurance – Direct Written Premium by Category (US$ Billion), 2010–2019
Figure 30: Puerto Rican Non-Life Insurance – Direct Written Premium by Category (%), 2014 and 2019
Figure 31: Puerto Rican Non-Life Insurance – Direct Written Premium Dynamics by Category, 2010–2019
Figure 32: Puerto Rican Non-Life Insurance – Paid Claims (US$ Million), 2010–2014
Figure 33: Puerto Rican Non-Life Insurance – Paid Claims (US$ Million), 2014–2019
Figure 34: Puerto Rican Non-Life Insurance – Incurred Loss (US$ Million), 2010–2014
Figure 35: Puerto Rican Non-Life Insurance – Incurred Loss (US$ Million), 2014–2019
Figure 36: Puerto Rican Non-Life Insurance – Loss Ratio (%), 2010–2014
Figure 37: Puerto Rican Non-Life Insurance – Loss Ratio (%), 2014–2019
Figure 38: Puerto Rican Non-Life Insurance – Combined Ratio (%), 2010–2014
Figure 39: Puerto Rican Non-Life Insurance – Combined Ratio (%), 2014–2019
Figure 40: Puerto Rican Non-Life Insurance – Total Assets (US$ Billion), 2010–2014
Figure 41: Puerto Rican Non-Life Insurance – Total Assets (US$ Billion), 2014–2019
Figure 42: Puerto Rican Non-Life Insurance – Total Investment Income (US$ Million), 2010–2014
Figure 43: Puerto Rican Non-Life Insurance – Total Investment Income (US$ Million), 2014–2019
Figure 44: Puerto Rican Non-Life Insurance – Net Written Premiums (US$ Billion), 2010–2014
Figure 45: Puerto Rican Non-Life Insurance – Net Written Premiums (US$ Billion), 2014–2019
Figure 46: Puerto Rican Non-Life Insurance – Penetration (%), 2010–2014
Figure 47: Puerto Rican Non-Life Insurance – Direct Premium per Capita (US$), 2010–2014
Figure 48: Puerto Rican Personal Accident and Health Insurance – Direct Written Premium by Category (US$ Billion), 2010–2019
Figure 49: Puerto Rican Personal Accident and Health Insurance – Direct Written Premium by Category (%), 2014 and 2019
Figure 50: Puerto Rican Personal Accident and Health Insurance – Direct Written Premium Dynamics by Category, 2010–2019
Figure 51: Puerto Rican Personal Accident and Health Insurance – Incurred Loss (US$ Billion), 2010–2014
Figure 52: Puerto Rican Personal Accident and Health Insurance – Incurred Loss (US$ Billion), 2014–2019
Figure 53: Puerto Rican Personal Accident and Health Insurance – Loss Ratio (%), 2010–2014
Figure 54: Puerto Rican Personal Accident and Health Insurance – Loss Ratio (%), 2014–2019
Figure 55: Puerto Rican Personal Accident and Health Insurance – Combined Ratio (%), 2010–2014
Figure 56: Puerto Rican Personal Accident and Health Insurance – Combined Ratio (%), 2014–2019
Figure 57: Puerto Rican Personal Accident and Health Insurance – Total Assets (US$ Billion), 2010–2014
Figure 58: Puerto Rican Personal Accident and Health Insurance – Total Assets (US$ Billion), 2014–2019
Figure 59: Puerto Rican Personal Accident and Health Insurance – Penetration (%), 2010–2014
Figure 60: Puerto Rican Personal Accident and Health Insurance – Direct Premium per Capita (US$), 2010–2014
Figure 61: Puerto Rican Reinsurance – Premiums Ceded (Excluding Retrocession) by Non-Life Insurance Segment (US$ Million), 2010–2014
Figure 62: Puerto Rican Reinsurance – Premiums Ceded (Excluding Retrocession) by Non-Life Insurance Segment (US$ Million), 2014–2019
Figure 63: Puerto Rican Non-Life Insurance – Percentage of Premiums Ceded, Excluding Retrocession (%), 2010–2014
Figure 64: Puerto Rican Non-Life Insurance – Percentage of Premiums Ceded, Excluding Retrocession (%), 2014–2019
Figure 65: Puerto Rican Frequency of Hazards by Type, 1990–2014
Figure 66: Puerto Rican Mortality by Hazards Type, 1990–2014
Figure 67: Puerto Rican Economic Issues Caused by Hazards by Type, 1990–2014
Figure 68: Puerto Rican Insurance Industry – Market Shares, 2014
Figure 69: Puerto Rico – Insurance Supervision and Control at Various Levels
Figure 70: Puerto Rico – Insurance Regulatory Frameworks for Company Registration and Operation 



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