Car insurance price index
The most comprehensive analysis of car insurance pricing in the UK
The overall picture
Car insurance prices increase in 12 months
Car insurance prices have increased by £23 (3%) in 12 months, according to the latest Confused.com car insurance price index powered by Willis Towers Watson. This is the second consecutive quarter where prices are more expensive than the previous year. Drivers can now expect to pay £783 for a typical comprehensive car insurance policy.
Comprehensive car insurance price index
Q4 2013 - Q1 2019 - Average price per quarter
Average prices by region
Premiums across UK regions increase by as much as £69 in 12 months
The cost of car insurance increased the most in Northern Ireland, with prices now £69 (8%) more expensive than 12 months ago. Drivers in the region now pay £942 for car insurance, on average. Meanwhile, drivers in Inner London pay the most, with the average cost of car insurance now £1,213.
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Average prices by age
Car insurance price increase the most for 23-year-olds.
Car insurance prices increased for nearly all drivers over the past year. In particular, prices for 23-year-olds have increased the most, rising by £45 (4%) year-on-year. Drivers of this age now pay £1,306, for car insurance, on average. Meanwhile, 18-year-olds pay the most, with the average price for this age now £2,067.
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