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Applied Rating Index Q2 2022 Released

August 02, 2022

National Personal Auto and Personal Property premium rates increased in all provinces year over year and quarter over quarter

MISSISSAUGA, ON – August 2, 2022 – Applied Systems® today announced the second quarter of 2022 results of the Applied Rating Index™, the Canadian insurance industry’s premium rate index. In Q2 2022, quoted premiums for both Personal Auto lines and Personal Property lines increased year over year. Quarter over quarter, quoted premium rate change increased for both Personal Auto and Personal Property compared to Q1 2022.

Additional key findings for Q2 2022 include:

  • Personal Auto:  In Q2 2022, Personal Auto quoted premium rate change increased 9.4% versus Q2 2021. Personal Auto quoted premium rate change increased 0.9% versus Q1 2022.
  • Personal Property: In Q2 2022, Personal Property quoted premium rate change increased 6.5% versus Q2 2021. Personal Property increased 1.8% versus Q1 2022.
  • Provinces: Across Personal Auto, all provinces experienced increased quoted rate change year over year with Alberta, Ontario, Quebec and the Atlantic Provinces seeing 6.3%, 7.7%, 9.6% and 9.5% respectively. Across Personal Property, Alberta, British Columbia, the Atlantic Provinces and Saskatchewan & Manitoba all experienced decreased rate change year over year with 8.0%, 8.7%, 5.5%, and 6.5% respectively.

“While we saw some reductions in the Personal Auto market last quarter, rates have increased again compared to last quarter’s and last year’s average premiums,” said Steve Whitelaw, vice president and general manager, Applied Systems. “As we make our way into the second half of the year, we will continue to monitor trends so we can keep brokers and insurers informed for their pricing and renewal decisions.”

The Applied Rating Index is a data-driven report of current conditions and trends for Personal Auto and Personal Property (Homeowners) insurance premium rates. Analyzing quotes completed, the Applied Rating Index measures the increase or decrease in quoted average premium rate trends across Canada. The Applied Rating Index is the most complete depiction of the premium rate trends being experienced by consumers, brokerages, and their insurers across the Canadian market.

Access the complete quarterly report here.


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