Life Insurance for Women:

News from 2009

Comparing Life Insurance Rates for Men with Rates for Women

All things being equal, insurance rates for women are much less than they are for men. The reason for this is the average woman in Canada lives to age 82, while the average man lives to age 77, according to Statistics Canada. Other variables, beyond age, that impact price include, the applicant's health, smoking status and lifestyle or occupation risks. The chart below indicates the difference between insurance rates for men and women under a variety of plans from the leading ...
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