Group Universe Report

The Size and Shape of the Group Life and Health Market

The Group Universe Report presents comprehensive, segmented statistical information on the Group Life and Health benefits market in Canada. The report deals specifically with Employer-Employee business including Union groups. Creditors and Affinity Groups are not included in this study.

Published annually, the Group Universe Report contains detailed estimates of revenue, sales and lapse rates on a consistent basis for all companies. The information is segmented by benefit, region and case size.  

Participating companies hold approximately 96% of the Employee Life and Health Benefits business in Canada. Fraser Group makes estimates on the remaining business based on our knowledge of individual companies and the industry as a whole.

Benefit Breakdowns

  • Life
  • AD & D
  • Health
  • Dental
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Critical Illness

Regional Breakdowns

  • By Province and Other (Territories)

Employer Size Breakdowns

  • Under 10 employees
  • 10-19
  • 20-49
  • 50-99
  • 100-199
  • 200-499
  • 500-999
  • 1000-4999
  • 5000 and over


Only Participating Companies receive a copy of the Report.

Report Contents

Companies receive a comprehensive report on DVD/USB, which provides detailed tables:

  • by case size and line of benefit (total Canada)
  • by case size and line of benefit (each of 11regions)
    • a total of 975 tables in 5 sections
  • plus PDF versions of the hard copy report.

The hard copy report includes:

  • a Statistical Highlights section
  • graphical profiles of each Participating Company
  • 90 tables providing full national statistics and regional summaries for the Revenue, Sales and Lapse Rates sections
  • Notes and other documentation.
This page was last updated on November 20, 2017 by kf.
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