Average monthly cat insurance costs in the UK 2017, by age

This statistic illustrates the average monthly cost of insurance premiums for a British shorthair cat in the United Kingdom (UK) as of November 2017, based on its age. As can be seen there was a clear correlation between a cats age and the cost is monthly premiums. A one year old British shorthair on a lifetime policy had an average premium of just over 20 British pounds as to the same breed with the same policy and cover at nine years of age costing on average nearly 27 British pounds a month.

Average monthly cat insurance premiums in the United Kingdom (UK) as of November 2017, by age

Liftime policy**Time-limited policy***
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Release date

November 2017


United Kingdom

Survey time period

November 2017

Number of respondents

10 leading pet insurers*

Supplementary notes

* The source added the following information "Quotes were gathered from the following UK pet insurers based on a British Shorthair cat: Animal Friends, Direct Line, John Lewis, LV=, M&S, More Th>n, PDSA, Petplan, Tesco and The Kennel Club."

Breeds were selected from a previous study stating most popular breeds in the UK as of 2016.

** Figures based on a four thousand British pound a year Lifetime policy.
*** Figures based on a three thousand British pound cover depending on animal condition on a time-limited policy.
**** Lifetime data not available.

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