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Car insurance prices rise for second consecutive quarter

Confused.com car insurance price index: The most comprehensive analysis of car insurance pricing in the UK, in association with Towers Watson


The latest picture Q4 2014 - Largest monetary increase since Q2 2011

Q1 2015 car insurance price index
  • Comprehensive car insurance prices rise by 2%    
    Prices up to £594 on average, a rise of £12 compared to last quarter. 
    Read more about the overall picture.
  • Largest monetary hikes for 17 and 18 year olds     
    Average premiums for 17 year olds are £1,983 - a rise of £72. Premiums for 18 year olds increase by £85, bringing the average up to £1,965. 
    Read more about car insurance prices by age.
  • Both sexes see quarterly price rises       
    Both men and women have seen average premiums go up - £13 and £11 respectively. 

    Read more about gender pricing
  • Motorists in London City see largest increase     
    Drivers in London City have seen the car insurance cost increase by 3.3% (£81) compared to last quarter. Prices have gone up in 96 of the 121 postal towns.  
    Read more about prices by region.


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The overall picture Q4 2014

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Car insurance prices having risen for the second consecutive quarter. Find out more about the overall picture. 

Average prices by region

Price index - region

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Average prices by gender

Price index - gender

Car insurance prices have gone up for both men and women in Q4 2014. Although young people (aged 17-20) of both sexes are better off than they were this time last year.


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