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, 2014

(U.S. $ millions)

  Direct premiums written
Nonlife premiums (1) $136,170
Life premiums 118,475
Total premiums $254,644
Percent of total world premiums 5.33%

(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
Allianz Vers 9,105.0 12,089.1
AXA Vers 3,694.0 4,904.7
Allianz Global Ag 3,300.0 4,381.5
R+V Allgemeine Vers 3,243.0 4,305.9
HDI-Gerling Industrie 3,200.0 4,248.8
Ergo Versicherung 2,832.0 3,760.2
LVM Sach 1,853.0 2,460.3
Generali Versicherung 1,745.0 2,316.9
VHV Allgemeine Vers 1,558.0 2,068.6
HUK-Coburg Allg Vers 1,539.0 2,043.4

Source: Axco Insurance Information Services.

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LEADING LIFE INSURANCE COMPANIES, 2013

  Gross written premiums
Company EUR Mn USD Mn
Allianz Leben 16,400.0 21,775.0
R+V Lebensvers Ag 4,902.0 6,508.6
Aachenmünchener Leben 4,569.0 6,066.5
Generali Leben Ag 4,381.0 5,816.8
Debeka Leben 3,657.0 4,855.6
Zurich Deutscher Herold 3,515.0 4,667.0
Cosmos Leben 3,100.0 4,116.0
Ergo Leben Ag 3,080.0 4,089.4
AXA Leben 2,809.0 3,729.6
Bayern-Versicherung 2,503.0 3,323.3

Source: Axco Insurance Information Services.

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