El Salvador

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

Insurance Association

Asociacion Salvadorena de Empresas de Seguros
Web: www.ases.com.sv

POPULATION, 2011-2014 (1)

Year Population
2011 6,071,774
2012 6,090,646
2013 6,108,590
2014 6,125,512

(1) Estimated.

Source: U.S. Central Intelligence Agency.

GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT, 2009-2013 (1)

Year GDP
2009 NA
2010 $43.2
2011 44.0
2012 44.8
2013 47.5

(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, 2010

(U.S. $ millions)

  Direct premiums written
Nonlife premiums (1) $364
Life premiums 188
Total premiums $552
Percent of total world premiums 0.01%

(1) Includes accident and health insurance.

Source: Swiss Re, sigma, No. 2/2011.

LEADING LIFE AND NONLIFE INSURANCE COMPANIES, 2012 (1)

  Gross written premiums
Company USD Mn
SISA VIDA, Seguros de Personas  74.2
Aseguradora Agricola Comercial SA (ACSA)  73.8
La Centro Americana 61.5
ASESUISA VIDA, Seguros de Personas  58.5
Seguros e Inversiones  38.9
Aseguradora Suiza Salvadorena  35.6
CHARTIS VIDA, Seguros de Personas  32.2
Scotia Seguros  32.2
Pan American Life Insurance  20.5
Seguros Comerciales Bolivar  19.1

(1) Includes life and nonlife.

Source: Axco Insurance Information Services.