Bahrain

The country profile below provides information on population, gross domestic product, insurance premiums and leading insurers.

Insurance Association

Bahrain Insurance Association
Web: www.bia-bh.com

 

POPULATION, 2011-2014 (1)

Year Population
2011 1,214,705
2012 1,248,348
2013 1,281,332
2014 1,314,089

(1) Estimated.

Source: U.S. Central Intelligence Agency.

 

 

GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT, 2009-2013 (1)

Year GDP
2009 NA
2010 $28.0
2011 29.8
2012 30.8
2013 35.0

(1) Based on Purchasing Power Parity calculations, which take into account the relative cost of living and inflation rates of countries. GDP estimate for July for each year shown.

NA=Data not available.

Source: U.S. Central Intelligence Agency.

 

 

LIFE AND NONLIFE INSURANCE PREMIUMS, 2013

(U.S. $ millions)

  Direct premiums written
Nonlife premiums (1) $515
Life premiums 173
Total premiums $688
Percent of total world premiums 0.01%

(1) Includes accident and health insurance.

Source: Swiss Re, sigma, No. 3/2014.

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LEADING NONLIFE INSURANCE COMPANIES, 2012

  Gross written premiums 
Company BHD Mn USD Mn
Bahrain Kuwait  22.3 59.4
Axa  17.7 47.2
ACE  16.6 44.1
Takaful International  15.5 41.3
Bahrain National  15.0 39.9
Gulf Union  14.0 37.3
Solidarity General Takaful  11.8 31.3
Saudi National  11.4 30.4
Al Ahlia  11.2 29.8
T'azur  7.3 19.4

Source: Axco Insurance Information Services.

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LEADING LIFE INSURANCE COMPANIES, 2012

  Gross written premiums 
Company BHD Mn USD Mn
Life Insurance Corp.  21.4 56.8
Alico  12.7 33.7
Zurich  9.8 26.0
Medgulf Takaful  7.0 18.7
Legal & General Gulf Takaful  4.7 12.6
Bahrain National Life  2.1 5.7
Takaful International  1.3 3.5
Legal & General Gulf  0.6 1.5
T'azur  0.6 1.5
Arabia Insurance Company  0.1 0.1

Source: Axco Insurance Information Services.