France

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

Insurance Association

Insurance Federation
Federation Française des Societes d'Assurances
Web: www.ffsa.fr

 

POPULATION, 2011-2014 (1)

Year Population
2011 65,312,249
2012 65,630,692
2013 65,951,611
2014 66,259,012

(1) Estimated.

Source: U.S. Central Intelligence Agency.

 

 

GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT, 2009-2013 (1)

Year GDP
2009 $2,097.0
2010 2,113.0
2011 2,160.0
2012 2,214.0
2013 2,273.0

(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.

Source: U.S. Central Intelligence Agency.

 

 

LIFE AND NONLIFE INSURANCE PREMIUMS, 2013

(U.S. $ millions)

  Direct premiums written
Nonlife premiums (1) $94,598
Life premiums 160,156
Total premiums $254,754
Percent of total world premiums 5.49%

(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 EUR Mn USD Mn
Covéa (MAAF, MMA, GMF)  9,600.0 12,334.7
GROUPAMA  8,000.0 10,278.9
SFEREN  7,800.0 10,021.9
AXA  6,800.0 8,737.1
Allianz France  5,700.0 7,323.7
GENERALI France  4,300.0 5,524.9
Groupe Crédit Agricole Assurance  2,500.0 3,212.2
BNP Paribas Cardif  670.0 860.9
Société Générale Insurance  400.0 513.9

Source: Axco Insurance Information Services.

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LEADING LIFE INSURANCE COMPANIES, 2012

  Gross written premiums
Company EUR Mn USD Mn
CNP Assurances  21,500.0 27,624.5
Groupe Credit Agricole Assurances  16,200.0 20,814.8
AXA  14,400.0 18,502.0
BNP Paribas Cardif  10,200.0 13,105.6
Generali France  9,400.0 12,077.7
SOGECAP  8,400.0 10,792.8
Allianz France  7,900.0 10,150.4
Covea (MAAF, MMA, GMF)  3,600.0 4,625.5
Groupama  3,200.0 4,111.6
SFEREN  2,600.0 3,340.6

Source: Axco Insurance Information Services.

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