Bangladesh

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

Insurance Association

Bangladesh Insurance Association
Web: http://www.bia-bd.org/

POPULATION, 2011-2014 (1)

Year Population
2011 158,570,535
2012 161,083,804
2013 163,654,860
2014 166,280,712

(1) Estimated.

Source: U.S. Central Intelligence Agency.

GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT, 2009-2013 (1)

Year GDP
2009 $228.4
2010 242.2
2011 259.3
2012 282.5
2013 324.6

(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.

Source: U.S. Central Intelligence Agency.

LIFE AND NONLIFE INSURANCE PREMIUMS, 2011

(U.S. $ millions)

  Direct premiums written
Nonlife premiums (1) $255
Life premiums 789
Total premiums $1,044
Percent of total world premiums 0.02%

(1) Includes accident and health insurance.

Source: Swiss Re, sigma, No. 3/2012.

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LEADING NONLIFE INSURANCE COMPANIES, 2012

  Gross written premiums
Company BDT Mn USD Mn
Green Delta Insurance Co Ltd  2,601.4 31.8
Sadharan Bima Corporation  2,212.0 27.0
Pioneer Insurance Co Ltd  1,701.3 20.8
Reliance Insurance Limited  1,486.3 18.2
Pragati Insurance Ltd  1,151.3 14.1
Rupali Insurance Co Ltd  759.5 9.3
Eastland Insurance Co Ltd  650.1 7.9
Phoenix Insurance Co Ltd  614.6 7.5
Bangladesh Gen Ins Co Ltd  591.5 7.2
Continental Insurance Ltd  451.2 5.5

Source: Axco Insurance Information Services.

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LEADING LIFE INSURANCE COMPANIES, 2010

  Gross written premiums
Company BDT Mn USD Mn
MetLife Alico 16,687.7 203.9
Fareast Islami Life  7,031.3 85.9
National Life  7,025.1 85.8
Popular Life  6,617.8 80.8
Delta Life  5,085.6 62.1
Meghna Life  4,011.8 49.0
Jiban Bima Corporation  3,199.9 39.1
Sandhani Life  2,249.0 27.5
Prime Islami Life  2,071.3 25.3
Progressive Life  1,714.1 20.9

Source: Axco Insurance Information Services.

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