Germany

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

Insurance Association

German Insurance Association
Gesamtverband der Deutschen Versicherungswirtschaft eV
Web: www.gdv.de

 

POPULATION, 2011-2014 (1)

Year Population
2011 81,471,834
2012 81,305,856
2013 81,147,265
2014 80,996,685

(1) Estimated.

Source: U.S. Central Intelligence Agency.

 

 

GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT, 2009-2013 (1)

Year GDP
2009 $2,863.0
2010 2,812.0
2011 2,960.0
2012 3,085.0
2013 3,227.0

(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) $132,813
Life premiums 114,349
Total premiums $247,162
Percent of total world premiums 5.33%

(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
Allianz Vers  9,046.0 11,622.9
AXA Vers  3,694.0 4,746.3
R+V Allgemeine Vers  3,143.0 4,038.3
HDIGerling Industrie  3,032.0 3,895.7
Allianz Global Ag  2,964.0 3,808.3
Ergo Versicherung  2,719.0 3,493.5
LVM Sach  1,757.0 2,257.5
Generali Versicherung  1,706.0 2,192.0
Wuertt Vers  1,477.0 1,897.7
PensionsSicherungsV  1,474.0 1,893.9

Source: Axco Insurance Information Services.

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LEADING LIFE INSURANCE COMPANIES, 2012

  Gross written premiums
Company EUR Mn USD Mn
Allianz leben  14,558.0 18,705.0
R+V Lebensvers  4,725.0 6,071.0
AachenMuenchener Leben  4,479.0 5,754.9
Generali Leben  4,053.0 5,207.6
Zurich Dtsch. Herold  3,713.0 4,770.7
Debeka Leben  3,513.0 4,513.7
Ergo Leben Ag  3,253.0 4,179.7
Cosmos Leben  2,791.0 3,586.1
Nuernbgerger Leben  2,383.0 3,061.8
Bayern-Versicherung  2,282.0 2,932.1

Source: Axco Insurance Information Services.

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