Both men & women see car insurance price increases in Q2 2015, with the gender divide widening
Both men and women have seen rises of 4% (£25) and 3% (£15) respectively in the last quarter. The average male premium now stands at £627, with females paying less at £566. The gender price gap has widened slightly to £61. By comparison, this time two years ago (Q2 2013), the price divide was £27.
Young women (aged 17-20) are slightly worse off than they were this time last year. They've seen a year-on-year price increase of £6, or 0.4%. This brings their average premium up to £1,448 from £1,442.
Young men fare less well overall, with higher premiums and a slightly steeper price rise. Their premiums have risen £37 over the last year, from £1,913 to £1,950. This is a rise of 1.9%