Western Australia

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Western Australia

To help you in your search for life insurance, we have put together this Western Australia specific guide:

  1. Stamp Duty
  2. Life Expectancy
  3. Life Insurance Sample Quote
  4. Trauma Insurance Premium Example
  5. TPD Insurance Quote
  6. Income Protection Example Quote

Stamp Duty

Stamp duty is a state government basedtax imposed for certain transactions such as car and home sales as well as life insurance. As it is state based, it can change between states.

Cover Type Stamp Duty Included in Base Premium of Additional Charge
Life Cover (stand alone or linked)

0%

Included in Base Premium

Accidental Death (stand alone or linked)

10%

Additional Charge

TPD Cover (stand alone or linked)

10%

Additional Charge

Accidental TPD Cover (stand alone)

10%

Additional Charge

Trauma Cover (stand alone)

10%

Additional Charge

Child Cover

0%

Included in Base Premium

Life Expectancy Statistics – WA

Males born in 2011 have a life expectancy of 80.3 years, compared with females who have a life expectancy of 84.6 years. There were 12,724 deaths in 2011, with a median age at death of 80.3.

WA Life Expectancy

WA Number of Deaths

WA Population

Life Insurance Sample Quote

Gender Male Female
Age 30 30
Level of Cover $1,000,000 $1,000,000
Smoking Status Non-smoker Non-smoker
Home State WA WA
Premium Style Stepped Stepped
Monthly Premium Amount $46.48 $33.55

Trauma Insurance Premium Example

Gender Male Female
Age 30 30
Level of Cover $1,000,000 $1,000,000
Smoking Status Non-smoker Non-smoker
Home State WA WA
Premium Style Stepped Stepped
Monthly Premium Amount $110.81 $112.83

TPD Insurance Quote

Gender Male Female
Age 30 30
Level of Cover $2,000,000 $1,000,000
Smoking Status Non-smoker Non-smoker
Home State WA WA
TPD Definition Own Own
Occupation Accountant Accountant
Premium Style Stepped Stepped
Monthly Premium Amount $97.24 $97.24

Income Protection Example Quote

Gender Male Female
Age 30 30
Monthly Benefit $6,250 $1,000,000
Smoking Status Non-smoker Non-smoker
Home State WA WA
Premium Style Stepped Stepped
Insurance Type Indemnity Indemnity
Waiting Period 30 Days 30 Days
Occupation Accountant Accountant
Benefit Period To Age 65 To Age 65
Monthly Premium Amount $63.18 $93.98

Please note these are example quotes only and may not be indicative of actual premiums or cover available.

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics 31 July 2013, ClearView Risk View 8 July 2013

Published: August 21, 2013

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