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Private life insurance companies in Germany: Stagnation in 2017

German Insurance Association reported that number of life insurance firms remained stable in comparison with the prior year. The number of life insurance firms was 84, for the 3rd consecutive year. Germany saw a drop of 29.41% in number of life insurance firms during the last 20 years. Furthermore, it has had a negative average annual growth rate of 0.01% over the five years with a moderate overall decline since the 1998. It averaged 100.25 from 1998 to 2017 and it hit its maximum of 120 in 1999.

Private life insurance companies in Germany: Stagnation in 2017
Date Number Variation
2017 84.00 =
2016 84.00 =
2015 84.00 -3.45
2014 87.00 -3.33
2013 90.00 -3.23
2012 93.00 -1.06
2011 94.00 -1.05
2010 95.00 -1.04
2009 96.00 -3.03
2008 99.00 -1

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Main Life Insurance Indicators

  • Life Insurance Gross Written Premium

    Total premium on insurance underwritten by a life insurer or reinsurer during a specified period, before deduction of reinsurance premium. It is the sum of the direct and assumed premium written and represents an indicator of the importance of the life insurance industry in a given country. Usually measured in millions or billions of national currency. A life insurer is defined as a corporation legally authorized to act as a life insurer by offering insurance policies that pay a monetary benefit to the insured person's survivors after his/her death. Based on: US National Association of Insurance Commissioners.

  • Life Insurance Firms Number

    Number of life insurance firms at a given date in a country. A life insurance firm is defined as a corporation legally authorized to act as a life insurer by offering insurance policies that pay a monetary benefit to the insured person's survivors after his/her death. Based on: US National Association of Insurance Commissioners.

  • Life Insurance Revenue

    Revenue generated by life insurance, usually expressed in millions or billions of national currency. A life insurer is defined as a corporation legally authorized to act as a life insurer by offering insurance policies that pay a monetary benefit to the insured person's survivors after his/her death. Based on: US National Associaton of Insurance Commissioners.

  • Life Insurance Claims

    Requests made by the insured for insurer remittance of payment due to loss incurred and covered under the life insurance policy agreement, usually expressed in millions or billions of national currency. A life insurer is defined as a corporation legally authorized to act as a life insurer by offering insurance policies that pay a monetary benefit to the insured person's survivors after his/her death. Based on: US National Association of Insurance Commissioners.

  • Life Insurance Premium Written