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Synopsis
Timetric’s 'Non-Life Insurance in Bahrain, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2019' report provides a detailed outlook by product category for the Bahraini non-life insurance segment, and a comparison of the Bahraini insurance industry with its regional counterparts.

It provides values for key performance indicators such as written premium, incurred loss, loss ratio, commissions and expenses, combined ratio, 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 Bahrain's economy and demographics, explains the various types of natural hazard and their impact on the Bahraini insurance industry, 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 'Non-Life Insurance in Bahrain, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2019' report provides in-depth market analysis, information and insights into the Bahraini non-life insurance segment, including:

- The Bahraini non-life insurance segment’s detailed outlook by product category

- A comprehensive overview of the Bahraini economy and demographics

- A comparison of the Bahraini insurance industry with its regional counterparts

- Detailed analysis of natural hazards and their impact on the Bahraini insurance industry

- Details of the competitive landscape in the non-life insurance segment in Bahrain

- Details of regulatory policy applicable to Bahraini insurance industry

Scope
This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the non-life insurance segment in Bahrain:

- It provides historical values for the Bahraini non-life insurance segment 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 categories in the Bahraini non-life insurance segment, and market forecasts to 2019.

- It analyzes the various distribution channels for non-life insurance products in Bahrain.

- It profiles the top non-life insurance companies in Bahrain, 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 Bahraini non-life insurance segment, and each category within it.

- Understand the demand-side dynamics, key market trends and growth opportunities in the Bahraini non-life insurance segment.

- Assess the competitive dynamics in the non-life insurance segment.

- Identify growth opportunities and market dynamics in key product categories.

- Gain insights into key regulations governing the Bahraini insurance industry, and their impact on companies and the industry's future.

Key Highlights
- Non-life insurance was the largest segment in the Bahraini insurance industry, representing 60.8% of the gross written premium in 2014.

- It was led by the property insurance category, with 48.5% of the non-life gross written premium in 2014, followed by motor insurance with 42.1%.

- Insurance penetration in Bahrain increased annually, with increased investment in the construction industry, and rising motor sales.

- Brokers were the leading distribution channel in 2014, accounting for 58.3% of the non-life direct written premium.

- The Bahraini non-life insurance segment is highly concentrated, with the 10 leading insurers accounting for 94.8% of the gross written premium in 2014.

Table Of Contents

Non-Life Insurance in Bahrain, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2019
Table of Contents
1 Key Facts and Highlights
2 Executive Summary
3 Economy and Demographics
4 Segment Outlook
4.1 Regional Comparison
4.2 Segment Indicators
4.2.1 Gross written premium and penetration
4.2.2 Policies sold
4.2.3 Claims
4.2.4 Profitability
4.2.5 Assets and investments
5 Outlook by Category
5.1 Property Insurance
5.1.1 Product overview
5.1.2 Premium
5.1.3 Policies
5.1.4 Claims
5.1.5 Profitability
5.2 Motor Insurance
5.2.1 Product overview
5.2.2 Premium
5.2.3 Policies
5.2.4 Claims
5.2.5 Profitability
5.3 Liability Insurance
5.3.1 Product overview
5.3.2 Premium
5.3.3 Policies
5.3.4 Claims
5.3.5 Profitability
5.4 Marine, Aviation and Transit Insurance
5.4.1 Product overview
5.4.2 Premium
5.4.3 Policies
5.4.4 Claims
5.4.5 Profitability
6 Distribution Channel Outlook
6.1 Analysis by Distribution Channel
6.1.1 Brokers
6.1.2 Direct marketing
6.1.3 Bancassurance
7 Natural Hazards
7.1 Sandstorms
7.2 Earthquakes
7.3 Floods
8 Competitive Landscape
8.1 Leading Companies in Bahraini Non-Life Insurance Segment
8.1.1 Bahrain Kuwait Insurance Company - company overview
8.1.2 ACE American Insurance Company - company overview
8.1.3 Bahrain National Insurance Company - company overview
8.1.4 Axa Insurance (Gulf) Company - company overview
8.1.5 Gulf Union Insurance and Reinsurance Company - company overview
9 Governance, Risk and Compliance
9.1 Legislation Overview and Historical Evolution
9.2 Latest Changes in Regulations
9.3 Legislation and Market Practice by Type of Insurance
9.3.1 Life insurance
9.3.2 Property insurance
9.3.3 Motor insurance
9.3.4 Liability insurance
9.3.5 Marine, aviation and transit insurance
9.3.6 Personal accident and health insurance
9.4 Compulsory Insurance
9.4.1 Motor third-party liability insurance
9.4.2 Professional indemnity insurance for insurance brokers and insurance consultants
9.4.3 Social insurance law
9.5 Supervision and Control
9.5.1 International Association of Insurance Supervisors
9.5.2 Central Bank of Bahrain
9.5.3 Bahrain Insurance Association
9.6 Non-Admitted Insurance Regulations
9.6.1 Overview
9.6.2 Intermediaries
9.6.3 Market practices
9.6.4 Fines and penalties
9.7 Company Registration and Operations
9.7.1 Types of insurance organization
9.7.2 Establishing a local company
9.7.3 Foreign ownership
9.7.4 Types of license
9.7.5 Capital requirements
9.7.6 Solvency margins
9.7.7 Reserve requirements
9.7.8 Investment regulations
9.7.9 Statutory return requirements
9.7.10 Fee structure
9.8 Taxation
9.8.1 Insurance premium or policy taxation
9.8.2 Withholding taxes on premium paid overseas
9.8.3 Corporate tax
9.8.4 VAT
9.8.5 Captives
9.9 Legal System
9.9.1 Introduction
9.9.2 Access to court
9.9.3 Alternative dispute resolution (ADR)
10 Databook
10.1 Policies and Premium
11 Definitions and Methodology
11.1 Definitions
11.2 Methodology
12 About Timetric
12.1 Contact Timetric
12.2 About Timetric
12.3 Timetric's Services
12.4 Disclaimer

List of Tables
Table 1: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Key Facts, 2014
Table 2: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Segment Shares of the Top Insurers, 2014
Table 3: Bahraini Government Credit Ratings
Table 4: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Gross Written Premium (BHD Million and US$ Million), 2010-2014
Table 5: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Penetration (%), 2010-2014
Table 6: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Gross Written Premium (BHD Million and US$ Million), 2014-2019
Table 7: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Penetration (%), 2014-2019
Table 8: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Premium per Capita (BHD and US$), 2010-2014
Table 9: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Premium per Capita (BHD and US$), 2014-2019
Table 10: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Number of Policies Sold (Thousand), 2010-2014
Table 11: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Number of Policies Sold (Thousand), 2014-2019
Table 12: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Paid Claims (BHD Million and US$ Million), 2010-2014
Table 13: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Paid Claims (BHD Million and US$ Million), 2014-2019
Table 14: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Profitability Ratio (%), 2010-2014
Table 15: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Profitability Ratio (%), 2014-2019
Table 16: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Total Assets (BHD Million and US$ Billion), 2010-2014
Table 17: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Total Assets (BHD Million and US$ Billion), 2014-2019
Table 18: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Total Investment Income (BHD Million and US$ Million), 2010-2014
Table 19: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Total Investment Income (BHD Million and US$ Million), 2014-2019
Table 20: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Investment Portfolio (BHD Million), 2010-2014
Table 21: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Investment Portfolio (BHD Million), 2014-2019
Table 22: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Gross Written Premium by Category (BHD Million), 2010-2014
Table 23: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Gross Written Premium by Category (BHD Million), 2014-2019
Table 24: Bahraini Property Insurance - Gross Written Premium by Sub-Category (BHD Million), 2010-2014
Table 25: Bahraini Property Insurance - Gross Written Premium by Sub-Category (BHD Million), 2014-2019
Table 26: Bahraini Property Insurance - Number of Policies Sold by Sub-Category (Thousand), 2010-2014
Table 27: Bahraini Property Insurance - Number of Policies Sold by Sub-Category (Thousand), 2014-2019
Table 28: Bahraini Property Insurance - Paid Claims (BHD Million and US$ Million), 2010-2014
Table 29: Bahraini Property Insurance - Paid Claims (BHD Million and US$ Million), 2014-2019
Table 30: Bahraini Property Insurance - Loss Ratio (%), 2010-2014
Table 31: Bahraini Property Insurance - Loss Ratio (%), 2014-2019
Table 32: Bahraini Motor Insurance - Gross Written Premium by Sub-Category (BHD Million), 2010-2014
Table 33: Bahraini Motor Insurance - Gross Written Premium by Sub-Category (BHD Million), 2014-2019
Table 34: Bahraini Motor Insurance - Number of Policies Sold by Sub-Category (Thousand), 2010-2014
Table 35: Bahraini Motor Insurance - Number of Policies Sold by Sub-Category (Thousand), 2014-2019
Table 36: Bahraini Motor Insurance - Paid Claims (BHD Million and US$ Million), 2010-2014
Table 37: Bahraini Motor Insurance - Paid Claims (BHD Million and US$ Million), 2014-2019
Table 38: Bahraini Motor Insurance - Loss Ratio (%), 2010-2014
Table 39: Bahraini Motor Insurance - Loss Ratio (%), 2014-2019
Table 40: Bahraini Liability Insurance - Gross Written Premium (BHD Million), 2010-2014
Table 41: Bahraini Liability Insurance - Gross Written Premium (BHD Million), 2014-2019
Table 42: Bahraini Liability Insurance - Number of Policies Sold (Thousand), 2010-2014
Table 43: Bahraini Liability Insurance - Number of Policies Sold (Thousand), 2014-2019
Table 44: Bahraini Liability Insurance - Paid Claims (BHD Million and US$ Million), 2010-2014
Table 45: Bahraini Liability Insurance - Paid Claims (BHD Million and US$ Million), 2014-2019
Table 46: Bahraini Liability Insurance - Loss Ratio (%), 2010-2014
Table 47: Bahraini Liability Insurance - Loss Ratio (%), 2014-2019
Table 48: Bahraini Transport Network - Global Rankings
Table 49: Bahraini Marine, Aviation and Transit Insurance - Gross Written Premium (BHD Million), 2010-2014
Table 50: Bahraini Marine, Aviation and Transit Insurance - Gross Written Premium (BHD Million), 2014-2019
Table 51: Bahraini Marine, Aviation and Transit Insurance - Number of Policies Sold (Thousand), 2010-2014
Table 52: Bahraini Marine, Aviation and Transit Insurance - Number of Policies Sold (Thousand), 2014-2019
Table 53: Bahraini Marine, Aviation and Transit Insurance - Paid Claims (BHD Thousand and US$ Thousand), 2010-2014
Table 54: Bahraini Marine, Aviation and Transit Insurance - Paid Claims (BHD Thousand and US$ Thousand), 2014-2019
Table 55: Bahraini Marine, Aviation and Transit Insurance - Loss Ratio (%), 2010-2014
Table 56: Bahraini Marine, Aviation and Transit Insurance - Loss Ratio (%), 2014-2019
Table 57: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Direct Written Premium by Distribution Channel (BHD Million), 2010-2014
Table 58: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Direct Written Premium by Distribution Channel (BHD Million), 2014-2019
Table 59: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance -Direct Written Premium by Distribution Channel (%), 2010-2019
Table 60: Shares of Key Insurers in the Bahraini Non-Life Insurance Segment (%), 2014
Table 61: Bahrain Kuwait Insurance Company, Key Facts
Table 62: Bahrain Kuwait Insurance Company, Key Financials (BHD Million), 2010-2014
Table 63: ACE American Insurance Company, Key Facts
Table 64: ACE American Insurance Company, Key Financials (BHD Million), 2010-2014
Table 65: Bahrain National Insurance Company - Key Facts
Table 66: Bahrain National Insurance Company, Key Financials (BHD Million), 2010-2014
Table 67: Axa Insurance (Gulf) Company - Key Facts
Table 68: Axa Insurance (Gulf) Company, Key Financials (BHD Million), 2010-2014
Table 69: Gulf Union Insurance and Reinsurance Company, Key Facts
Table 70: Gulf Union Insurance and Reinsurance Company, Key Financials (BHD Million), 2010-2014
Table 71: Bahrain - Insurance Regulatory Framework Key Features
Table 72: Bahrain - Life Insurance Regulatory Framework
Table 73: Bahrain - Property Insurance Regulatory Framework
Table 74: Bahrain - Motor Insurance Regulatory Framework
Table 75: Bahrain - Liability Insurance Regulatory Framework
Table 76: Bahraini Insurance Industry - Policies and Premium, 2010-2014
Table 77: Bahraini Insurance Industry - Policies and Premium, 2014-2019
Table 78: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Policies and Premium, 2010-2014
Table 79: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Policies and Premium, 2014-2019
Table 80: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Property Insurance Policies and Premium, 2010-2014
Table 81: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Property Insurance Policies and Premium, 2014-2019
Table 82: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Motor Insurance Policies and Premium, 2010-2014
Table 83: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Motor Insurance Policies and Premium, 2014-2019
Table 84: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Liability Insurance Policies and Premium, 2010-2014
Table 85: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Liability Insurance Policies and Premium, 2014-2019
Table 86: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Marine, Aviation and Transit Insurance Policies and Premium, 2010-2014
Table 87: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Marine, Aviation and Transit Insurance Policies and Premium, 2014-2019
Table 88: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Gross Written Premium by Sub-Category (BHD Million), 2010-2014
Table 89: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Gross Written Premium by Sub-Category (BHD Million), 2014-2019
Table 90: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Direct Written Premium by Sub-Category (BHD Million), 2010-2014
Table 91: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Direct Written Premium by Sub-Category (BHD Million), 2014-2019
Table 92: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Penetration by Sub-Category (%), 2010-2014
Table 93: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Penetration by Sub-Category (%), 2014-2019
Table 94: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Number of Active Policies by Sub-Category (Thousand), 2010-2014
Table 95: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Number of Active Policies by Sub-Category (Thousand), 2014-2019
Table 96: Insurance Industry Definitions

List of Figures
Figure 1: Bahraini Real GDP (BHD Billion), 2010-2019
Figure 2: BHD-US$ Exchange Rate, 2010-2019
Figure 3: Bahraini Consumer Price Inflation, 2010-2019
Figure 4: Bahraini Current Account Balance as Percentage of GDP (%), 2010-2019
Figure 5: Bahraini Unemployment Rate, 2010-2019
Figure 6: Bahraini Population by Age Group, 1990-2025
Figure 7: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance Penetration - Regional Comparison (%), 2014
Figure 8: Bahraini Insurance Segment Direct Written Premium Shares - Regional Comparison (%), 2014
Figure 9: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Gross Written Premium (BHD Million), 2010-2019
Figure 10: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Penetration (%), 2010-2019
Figure 11: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Premium per Capita (BHD), 2010-2019
Figure 12: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Number of Policies Sold (Thousand), 2010-2019
Figure 13: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Paid Claims (BHD Million), 2010-2019
Figure 14: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Profitability Ratio (%), 2010-2019
Figure 15: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Total Assets (BHD Million), 2010-2019
Figure 16: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Total Investment Income (BHD Million), 2010-2019
Figure 17: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Investment Portfolio (BHD Million), 2010-2019
Figure 18: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Investment Portfolio Dynamics by Category, 2010-2019
Figure 19: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Gross Written Premium by Category (BHD Million), 2010-2019
Figure 20: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Gross Written Premium Dynamics by Category, 2010-2019
Figure 21: Bahraini Property Insurance - Construction Value Output by Category (BHD Million), 2010-2014
Figure 22: Bahraini Property Insurance - Gross Written Premium by Sub-Category (BHD Million), 2010-2019
Figure 23: Bahraini Property Insurance - Gross Written Premium Dynamics by Sub-Category, 2010-2019
Figure 24: Bahraini Property Insurance - Number of Policies Sold by Sub-Category (Thousand), 2010-2019
Figure 25: Bahraini Property Insurance - Paid Claims (BHD Million), 2010-2019
Figure 26: Bahraini Property Insurance - Earned Premium, Incurred Loss and Loss Ratio (BHD Million and %), 2010-2019
Figure 27: Bahraini Total Vehicle Sales, 2010-2014
Figure 28: Bahraini Motor Insurance - Gross Written Premium by Sub-Category (BHD Million), 2010-2019
Figure 29: Bahraini Motor Insurance - Number of Policies Sold by Sub-Category (Thousand), 2010-2019
Figure 30: Bahraini Motor Insurance - Paid Claims (BHD Million), 2010-2019
Figure 31: Bahraini Motor Insurance- Earned Premium, Incurred Loss and Loss Ratio (BHD Million and %), 2010-2019
Figure 32: Bahraini Liability Insurance - Gross Written Premium (BHD Million), 2010-2019
Figure 33: Bahraini Liability Insurance - Number of Policies Sold (Thousand), 2010-2019
Figure 34: Bahraini Liability Insurance - Paid Claims (BHD Million), 2010-2019
Figure 35: Bahraini Liability Insurance - Earned Premium, Incurred Loss and Loss Ratio (BHD Million and %), 2010-2019
Figure 36: Bahraini Marine, Aviation and Transit Insurance - Gross Written Premium (BHD Million), 2010-2019
Figure 37: Bahraini Marine, Aviation and Transit Insurance - Number of Policies Sold (Thousand), 2010-2019
Figure 38: Bahraini Marine, Aviation and Transit Insurance - Paid Claims (BHD Thousand), 2010-2019
Figure 39: Bahraini Marine, Aviation and Transit Insurance - Earned Premium, Incurred Loss and Loss Ratio (BHD Million and %), 2010-2019
Figure 40: Bahraini Non-Life Insurance - Direct Written Premium by Distribution Channel (%), 2010, 2014 and 2019
Figure 41: Index for Risk Management 2015
Figure 42: Shares of Key Insurers in the Bahraini Non-Life Insurance Segment (%), 2014
Figure 43: Bahrain - Insurance Supervision and Control at Various Levels
Figure 44: Bahrain - Insurance Regulatory Frameworks for Company Registration and Operation

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