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 e.V.
Web: www.gdv.de

 

Population, 2011-2015 (1)

Year Population
2011 81,471,834
2012 81,305,856
2013 81,147,265
2014 80,996,685
2015 80,854,408

(1) Estimated.

Source: U.S. Central Intelligence Agency.

 

 

Gross Domestic Product, 2011-2015 (1)

(U.S. $ billions)

Year GDP
2011 $2,960.0
2012 3,085.0
2013 3,227.0
2014 3,621.0
2015 3,841.0

(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.

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Life And Nonlife Insurance Premiums, 2015

(U.S. $ millions)

  Direct premiums written
Nonlife premiums (1) $116,538
Life premiums 96,725
Total premiums $213,263
Percent of total world premiums 4.68%

(1) Includes accident and health insurance.

Source: Swiss Re, sigma, No. 3/2016.

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Leading Nonlife Insurance Companies, 2014

 

  Gross written premiums
Company EUR Mn USD Mn
Allianz Vers  9,173.0 12,170.1
HDIGerling Industrie  3,756.0 4,983.2
AXA Vers  3,726.0 4,943.4
Allianz Global Se  3,528.0 4,680.7
R+V Allgemeine Vers  3,366.0 4,465.8
ERGO Versicherung  2,839.0 3,766.6
LVM Sach  2,002.0 2,656.1
Generali Versicherung  1,764.0 2,340.4
HUKCoburg Allg Vers  1,684.0 2,234.2
VHV Allgemeine Vers  1,627.0 2,158.6

Source: Axco Insurance Information Services.

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Leading Life Insurance Companies, 2014

 

  Gross written premiums
Company EUR Mn USD Mn
Allianz Leben  18,422.0 24,441.1
R+V Lebensvers Ag  5,211.0 6,913.6
Aachenmunchen er Leb  4,961.0 6,581.9
Zurich Dtsch Herold  3,816.0 5,062.8
Debeka Leben  3,715.0 4,928.8
Generali Leben Ag  3,623.0 4,806.8
ERGO Leben Ag  3,006.0 3,988.2
AXA Leben  2,844.0 3,773.2
Bayern-Vers  2,476.0 3,285.0
Nurnbg Leben  2,339.0 3,103.2

Source: Axco Insurance Information Services.

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