United Arab Emirates (UAE)

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

Insurance Association

Emirates Insurance Association 
Web: www.eia.ae

 

POPULATION, 2011-2014 (1)

Year Population
2011 5,148,664
2012 5,314,317
2013 5,473,972
2014 5,628,805

(1) Estimated.

Source: U.S. Central Intelligence Agency.

 

 

GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT, 2009-2013 (1)

Year GDP
2009 $186.8
2010 200.4
2011 199.8
2012 260.8
2013 269.8

(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) $6,026
Life premiums 1,933
Total premiums $7,959
Percent of total world premiums 0.17%

(1) Includes accident and health insurance.

Source: Swiss Re, sigma, No. 3/2014.

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LEADING LIFE AND NONLIFE INSURANCE COMPANIES, 2012 (1)

  Gross written premiums
Company AED Mn USD Mn
Oman Insurance Company PSC  2,443.0 665.2
Abu Dhabi National Insurance Company PSC  2,299.0 626.0
Orient Insurance Company PJSC and its subsidiaries 1,400.0 381.2
Emirates Insurance Company PSC  645.0 175.6
Al Buhaira National Insurance Company PSC  559.0 152.2
Al Ain Ahlia Insurance Company - Public Shareholding Company  462.0 125.8
National General Insurance Co (PSC)  449.0 122.3
Al Wathba National Insurance Company PJSC  384.0 104.6
Al-Sagr National Insurance Company (Public Shareholding Company)  374.0 101.8
Dubai Insurance Company (PSC) 329.0 89.6

(1) Includes life and nonlie.

Source: Axco Insurance Information Services.