Mauritius

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

INSURANCE ASSOCIATION 

Financial Services Commission
Web: www.fscmauritius.org/

 

POPULATION, 2011-2014 (1)

Year Population
2011 1,303,717
2012 1,313,095
2013 1,322,238
2014 1,331,155

(1) Estimated.

Source: U.S. Central Intelligence Agency.

 

 

GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT, 2009-2013 (1)

Year GDP
2009 NA
2010 $15.9
2011 NA
2012 NA
2013 21.0

(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.

NA=Data not available.

Source: U.S. Central Intelligence Agency.

 

 

LIFE AND NONLIFE INSURANCE PREMIUMS, 2014

(U.S. $ millions)

  Direct premiums written
Nonlife premiums (1) $244
Life premiums 522
Total premiums $766
Percent of total world premiums 0.02%

(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 MUR Mn USD Mn
Swan 2,071.6 67.5
MUA 1,630.4 53.1
Mauritian Eagle 865.5 28.2
SICOM 632.4 20.6
Jubilee 391.4 12.8
New India 338.6 11.0
Phoenix 244.4 8.0
BAI 223.4 7.3
Lamco 206.5 6.7
Sun 166.3 5.4

Source: Axco Insurance Information Services.

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LEADING LIFE INSURANCE COMPANIES, 2013

  Gross written premiums
Company MUR Mn USD Mn
BAI 7,238.7 235.8
SICOM 3,417.7 111.3
Anglo 3,002.0 97.8
LPM 675.7 22.0
LIC 338.5 11.0
Mauritian Eagle 166.5 5.4
Island Life 163.6 5.3
Phoenix 14.4 0.5
Lamco 5.1 0.2
IOGA 5.0 0.2

Source: Axco Insurance Information Services.

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