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Q4 2023 P&C Market Index: Premium Increases Down For Third Consecutive Quarter

Average premium increases among all lines of business decreased for the third consecutive quarter, coming in at 7.0%, the lowest since Q1 2022 (6.6%). According to The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers Commercial Property/Casualty Market Index, Q4 2023 marks the 25th consecutive quarter of increases.

% of Respondents Reporting a Decrease in Commercial Property Underwriting Capacity

Future premium Increase(s) Top List of Client Concerns in Q4

80% of respondents reported rate fatigue weighed on insureds. High current premiums and coverage limitations round out the top 3 concerns.

A higher percent of reported clients, on average, felt fatigued by additional underwriting information requests and needs, increasing from 48% in Q3 to 55% in Q4.

Top 3 Client Concerns in Q4 2023

Future Premium Increase(s) 80%
High Current Premium 73%
Limitations on Coverage 58%
Cyber Risk 36%
Regulatory and Legislative 18%
Unpaid Claims 16%
For a consultative approach to navigating coverage and pricing changes within the insurance market, contact a UNICO Advisor.

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The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers’ Commercial Property/Casualty Market Report Q3 2023 (October 1 – December 31). Readers should contact legal counsel or an insurance professional for appropriate advice.