United Kingdom

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

Insurance Association

Association of British Insurers
Web: www.abi.org.uk

 

POPULATION, 2011-2014 (1)

Year Population
2011 62,698,362
2012 63,047,162
2013 63,395,574
2014 63,742,977

(1) Estimated.

Source: U.S. Central Intelligence Agency.

 

 

GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT, 2009-2013 (1)

Year GDP
2009 $2,281.0
2010 2,165.0
2011 2,189.0
2012 2,250.0
2013 2,378.0

(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) $106,750
Life premiums 222,893
Total premiums $329,643
Percent of total world premiums 7.10%

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 GBP Mn USD Mn
Aviva  4,948.3 7,816.6
Direct Line  3,402.1 5,374.1
AXA  3,179.3 5,022.3
RSA Group  3,070.5 4,850.3
Zurich Insurance  2,472.8 3,906.1
Allianz  1,985.6 3,136.6
Ageas  1,686.8 2,664.5
BUPA  1,681.8 2,656.7
AIG  1,675.2 2,646.2
Liverpool Victoria  1,477.5 2,334.0

Source: Axco Insurance Information Services.

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LEADING LIFE INSURANCE COMPANIES, 2012

  Gross written premiums
Company GBP Mn USD Mn
Standard Life  9,677.6 15,287.3
Aviva  9,350.8 14,771.2
Prudential  8,312.9 13,131.6
Lloyds Banking Group  7,158.7 11,308.4
Legal & General  6,867.3 10,848.1
Friends Life  6,044.4 9,548.2
Aegon NV  5,252.0 8,296.4
Zurich Financial Services  4,937.4 7,799.4
Old Mutual  3,336.9 5,271.2
Royal London Mutual Insurance  2,997.4 4,734.8

Source: Axco Insurance Information Services.