Car insurance price index
The most comprehensive analysis of car insurance pricing in the UK
The overall picture
Car insurance prices see first annual increase in 18 months
Car insurance prices have increased by 5% (£37) in 12 months, according to the latest Confused.com car insurance price index powered by Willis Towers Watson. This is the first annual increase since Q4 2017. Drivers can now expect to pay £789 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 as much as £54 in 12 months
The cost of car insurance in Inner London increased by £54 (5%) in the past year, to £1,214, on average. This is the most expensive region in the UK for car insurance. Meanwhile, drivers in Manchester and Merseyside pay more than £1,000 for the first time in 18 months.
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Average prices by age
All age brackets have seen an increase in price in 12 months
Car insurance prices increased for all drivers of all ages over the past year. In particular, prices for 17 year olds have increased the most having accelerated by £158 (8%) year-on-year. Drivers of this age pay more than £2,000 for the first time in over a year. Meanwhile 66-year-olds have the cheapest premiums, costing £434, on average.
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