Costa Rica Insurance Industry – Key Trends and Opportunities to 2026

Pages: 58 Published: June 21, 2022 Report Code: GDIS2507MR

The gross written premium of Costa Rica insurance industry was $1.4 billion in 2021. The market is expected to grow at a rate of more than 7% during the period 2020 to 2026. The Costa Rica Insurance Industry research report provides in-depth market analysis, information, insights, and a detailed outlook by product category of the industry. It provides values for key performance indicators such as gross written premium, penetration, premium accepted and ceded, profitability ratios, and premium by line of business, during the review period and forecast period.

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

Costa Rica insurance market overview

Costa Rica insurance market overview

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Key Costa Rica Insurance Industry Trends

Tin Leg Travel Insurance introduced a new travel insurance product to offer the best possible protection from the COVID-19 pandemic. Tin Leg Silver is a new policy that offers extensive cancellation and medical benefits connected to the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as delay benefits that may match the admission requirements that some nations, such as Costa Rica, have set in the light of the pandemic.

AIG Travel introduced optional lodging expense coverage for travelers excluded from boarding a commercial aircraft back to the US as a result of receiving a positive COVID-19 test. Residents of the United States and the District of Columbia who travel to Costa Rica will have access to a customized version of the Lodging Expense Bundle to meet the country’s new entry requirement that US-based visitors obtain and show proof of a travel insurance policy that covers up to a certain amount in lodging expenses.

Key Costa Rica Insurance Industry Segments

The key segments of the Costa Rica insurance industry are life insurance and general insurance. The general insurance segment dominates the market. Motor insurance was the largest sub-segment of the general insurance segment in 2021, followed by liability and property insurance. Marine, aviation and transit (MAT) insurance was the fastest-growing line of business within general insurance. Commercial general insurance is made up of property insurance, liability, financial lines, and MAT. Retail general insurance consists of motor insurance.

Costa Rica insurance industry analysis, by key segments

Costa Rica insurance industry analysis, by key segments

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Key Costa Rica Insurance Industry Companies

Some of the key insurance companies in Costa Rica insurance industry are Instituto Nacional de Seguros, ASSA Compania de Seguros SA., Pan American Life Insurance de Costa Rica SA, Aseguradora Del Istmo (Adisa) SA, Seguros del Magisterio SA, Mapfre Seguros Costa Rica, SA, Qualitas Compania de Seguros, Oceanica de Seguros, and Best Meridian Insurance Company.

Market Report Overview

Market size (2021) $1.4 billion (GWP)
Growth Rate (2020 to 2026) >7%
Key segments Life Insurance and General Insurance
Key companies Instituto Nacional de Seguros, ASSA Compania de Seguros SA., Pan American Life Insurance de Costa Rica SA, Aseguradora Del Istmo (Adisa) SA, Seguros del Magisterio SA, Mapfre Seguros Costa Rica, SA, Qualitas Compania de Seguros, Oceanica de Seguros, and Best Meridian Insurance Company

Scope

This report provides:

  • Comprehensive analysis of the Costa Rica insurance industry.
  • Historical values for the Costa Rican insurance industry for the report’s review period and projected figures for the forecast period.
  • A detailed analysis of the key categories in the Costa Rican insurance industry, and market forecasts to 2026.
  • Profiles of the top life insurance companies in Costa Rica 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 Costa Rican insurance industry, and each category within it.
  • Understand the demand-side dynamics, key market trends and growth opportunities in the Costa Rican insurance industry.
  • Assess the competitive dynamics in the Costa Rican insurance industry.
  • Identify growth opportunities and market dynamics in key product categories.

Key Players

  • Instituto Nacional de Seguros

    ASSA Compania de Seguros SA

    Pan American Life Insurance de Costa Rica SA

    Aseguradora Del Istmo (Adisa ) SA

    Mapfre Seguros Costa Rica

  • SA

    Qualitas Compania de Seguros

    Oceanicade Seguros

    Best Meridian Insurance C ompany

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Executive Summary

Economy Overview

Regulatory and Compliance

Key Market Trends

Life Insurance Overview

Penetration and Growth

Premiums Trends

Claim Trends

Life PA&H Premiums and Profitability

General Insurance Overview

Penetration and Growth

Premiums and Profitability

Lines of Business Breakdown

Competitive Landscape

Competitors Profiles

Reinsurance

Reinsurance Accepted Premiums

Reinsurance Ceded Premiums

Reinsurance Regulatory and Compliance

Appendix

Frequently Asked Questions

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