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, 2010-2014 (1)

(U.S. $ billions)

Year GDP
2010 $2,113.0
2011 2,160.0
2012 2,214.0
2013 2,273.0
2014 2,587.0

(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.

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LIFE AND NONLIFE INSURANCE PREMIUMS, 2014

(U.S. $ millions)

  Direct premiums written
Nonlife premiums (1) $97,759
Life premiums 172,761
Total premiums $270,520
Percent of total world premiums 5.66%

(1) Includes accident and health insurance.

Source: Swiss Re, sigma, No. 4/2015.

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LEADING NONLIFE INSURANCE COMPANIES, 2013

  Gross written premiums
Company EUR Mn USD Mn
Covea 8,251.0 10,955.2
AXA 7,572.0 10,053.7
Sferen 7,313.0 9,709.8
Groupama 5,163.0 6,855.1
Allianz 5,122.0 6,800.7
Generali 3,058.0 4,060.2
Credit Agricole 2,638.0 3,502.6
Credit Mutuel 1,815.0 2,409.9
Sgam BTP 1,633.0 2,168.2
Aviva 1,046.0 1,388.8

Source: Axco Insurance Information Services.

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LEADING LIFE INSURANCE COMPANIES, 2013

 

  Gross written premiums
Company EUR Mn USD Mn
CNP 21,233.0 28,191.9
Credit Agricole 19,190.0 25,479.4
AXA 14,115.0 18,741.1
Credit Mutuel 12,282.0 16,307.3
BNP Paribas 10,269.0 13,634.6
Allianz 8,550.0 11,352.2
Societe Generale 7,704.0 10,228.9
Generali 7,527.0 9,993.9
Sgam AG2R La Mondiale 7,012.0 9,310.1
Aviva 5,602.0 7,438.0

Source: Axco Insurance Information Services.

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