Motorists in Northern Ireland see the largest premium increases
Drivers in Northern Ireland have seen greater increases in the cost of their car insurance than in any other area, with premiums increasing by 18% (£125) compared with last year.
Parts of Scotland have also been hit hard this year. The Highlands and Islands region saw their prices rise by 16% (£69) over the past 12 months on average.
Compared to last quarter, drivers in London WC haven’t fared well at all. Motorists in this part of the capital saw their prices go up by a staggering 24.1% (£203), the highest quarterly price rise since the price index first started in 2006.
The most expensive areas for car insurance in the UK
Inner London is still home to the most expensive comprehensive cover in the UK. The average price here is £1,085, which is a £69 increase on the previous quarter.