According to a study conducted by Delloite India, the average premium per policy has lowered by almost 8% in the last financial year. The dip is from Rs. 34,500 in the financial year 2010-11 to Rs. 29,000 in the financial year 2011-12, in case of young insurers. However, older insurance companies, with a vintage of being in the industry for at least 8 years or so, have managed to maintain their average ticket size of Rs. 32,000 for the year ending March 2012.