Both men & women see car insurance price increases in Q3 2015, with the gender divide widening
Both men and women have seen rises of 9% (£30) and 7% (£27) respectively in the last quarter. The average male premium now stands at £657, with females paying less at £593. The gender price gap has widened slightly to £64. By comparison, this time two years ago (Q3 2013), the price divide was £30.
Young women (aged 17-20) are worse off than they were this time last year. They've seen a year-on-year price increase of £51, or 3.5%. This brings their average premium up to £1,512 from £1,461.
Young men fare less well overall, with higher premiums and a slightly steeper price rise. Their premiums have risen £74 over the last year, from £1,941 to £2,015. This is a rise of 3.8%