Japan

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

Insurance Association

General Insurance Association of Japan
Web: www.sonpo.or.jp/en

 

POPULATION, 2011-2014 (1)

Year Population
2011 126,475,664
2012 127,368,088
2013 127,253,075
2014 127,103,388

(1) Estimated.

Source: U.S. Central Intelligence Agency.

 

 

GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT, 2009-2013 (1)

Year GDP
2009 $4,487.0
2010 4,141.0
2011 4,338.0
2012 4,389.0
2013 4,729.0

(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) $108,773
Life premiums 422,733
Total premiums $531,506
Percent of total world premiums 11.45%

(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 JYP Mn USD Mn
Tokio Marine & Nichido  2,123,797.9 26,617.2
Mitsui Sumitomo  1,536,901.3 19,261.7
Sompo Japan  1,517,884.5 19,023.4
Aioi Nissay Dowa  1,243,701.3 15,587.1
Nipponkoa  728,297.3 9,127.6
Fuji  307,197.6 3,850.1
AIU  242,722.5 3,042.0
Kyoei  203,270.2 2,547.6
Nisshin  150,313.7 1,883.9
American Home  83,026.5 1,040.6

Source: Axco Insurance Information Services.

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LEADING LIFE INSURANCE COMPANIES, 2012

  Gross written premiums
Company JYP Mn USD Mn
Nippon  5,341,477.0 66,943.8
Japan Post  3,796,214.0 47,577.3
Meiji Yasuda  3,651,060.0 45,758.1
Sumitomo  3,140,241.0 39,356.1
Dai-ichi  2,912,020.0 36,495.9
Aflac  1,985,672.0 24,886.1
MetLife Alico  1,282,964.0 16,079.2
Taiyo  1,018,215.0 12,761.1
Prudential Gibraltar Financial  962,872.0 12,067.5
Sony  924,472.0 11,586.3

Source: Axco Insurance Information Services.