Increasing companion animal population, adoption of advance technology and rising animal health concerns had driven UK Pet Insurance Market: Ken Research

January 2023  

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Increasing Companion Animal Population: The major reason for the growth in pet insurance market is because of the increase in companion animal population. The reason behind this is the increase in the prevalence of mental illnesses in humans such as clinical depression, anxiety-related issues, personality disorder, and psychotic disorder and one of the popular treatments for mental illness is animal-assisted therapy, as animals can provide patients with emotional support.

Increasing use of Technology:  Telehealth adoption has rapidly increased during the pandemic because people were avoiding in-person veterinary examinations due fear of spreading the virus. Furthermore, technologies like smart monitoring can monitor pets’ behavior, analyze it and help owners to make the proper adjustments. Thus, IOT pet tracking devices can also help insurers observe pets eating habits, activity levels and movement around house. Pet insurers are also increasingly utilizing innovative technology to offer activity tracking for pets. For instance, Whistle’s and Pit Pat’s pet use tracker devices to provide services such as health monitoring, fitness tracking, location alerts, and diet suggestions.

Rising Animal Health Concerns: As the pet population is increasing in UK, so the health-related concern of pet is also increasing. Nowadays pets are suffering from lots of diseases like liver disease, arthritis and gall bladder disorder etc. and the costs of vets is very high. For avoiding these types of extra expenditure pet owners are stared to taking pet insurance cover for their pet life which is making pet insurance more popular in UK. Furthermore, for the prevention of obesity people are making their animals to participate in sports such as horse racing which also increases the probability of pet injuries and accidents, further boosting the pet insurance market.  By watching this trend, the pet insurance companies have also started covering sophisticated medical care for pets like heart surgery, joint replacement, and chemotherapy which has also become a major reason for the growth in UK pet insurance market.

Analysts at Ken Research in their latest publication “UK Pet Insurance Market Outlook to 2027F - Driven by Rising Companion Animal, High veterinary costs and Technology advancement” by Ken Research observed that UK Pet Insurance market is in the growing phase, growing at CAGR of 5.3% between 2017-2022P owning to the increasing companion animal population, adoption of advance technology, rising animal health concerns, high veterinary cost and growing At-home diagnostic. It is expected that UK Pet Insurance market will continue to grow, at a CAGR of 4.8% for the 2022P-2027F forecasted period.

UK Pet Insurance Market

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Key Segments Covered

UK Pet Insurance Market:

By Product Type, 2022P & 2027F: 

  • Life Insurance
  • Non-Life Insurance

By Insurance Type, 2022P & 2027F: 

  • Cover for Life
  • Maximum Benefit
  • Accident Only (12 months)

By Mode of Distribution, 2022P & 2027F: 

  • Direct (Online)
  • Others (Broker, Agency, Advertisements etc.)

By Age of Animals, 2022p & 2027F:

  • Below 6
  • 6 and Above

By Type of Animal (Premium collected), 2022P & 2027F:

  • Dog
  • Cat
  • Others (Rabbit, Horses, Reptile, Birds.)

By Number of Animals, 2022P & 2027F:

  • Dog
  • Cat
  • Others (Rabbit and other Exotic pets.)

Key Target Audience

  • Private Insurance Providers
  • Public Insurance Providers
  • Insurance Agency
  • Bancassurance
  • Brokers
  • Direct Sales
  • Related Government Agencies
  • New Entrants

Time Period Captured in the Report:

Historical Period: 2017-2022P

Base Year: 2022P

Forecast Period: 2022P – 2027F

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Companies Covered:

  • Petplan
  • Direct line
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  • Agria
  • Many Pets

Key Topics Covered in the Report:

  • Country Overview of UK
  • UK Pet Insurance Market Overview
  • Business Cycle and Genesis of UK Pet Insurance Market
  • Ecosystem of UK Pet Insurance Market
  • End-to-end process of UK Pet Insurance
  • UK Pet Insurance Market Size, 2017-2027F
  • Market Segmentation of UK Pet Insurance Market
  • Industry Analysis of UK Pet Insurance Market
  • SWOT Analysis of UK Pet Insurance Market
  • Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
  • Growth Drivers of UK Pet Insurance Market
  • Challenges in the UK Pet Insurance Market
  • Trends and Developments in UK Pet Insurance Market
  • Impact of Covid in UK Pet Insurance Market
  • End User Analysis
  • Cross Comparison of Major Players in UK Pet Insurance Market (Inception, Ownership, Presence, Headquarter, Number of Employees, No. of Subscribers, Awards & Certificates, Partners, Parent Company, Market Share, Claims Processed, Technology, Future plans, Recent Development, strategic initiatives)
  • Future Outlook of UK Pet Insurance Market
  • Analyst Recommendation

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Future Outlook of UK Pet Insurance Market

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