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EMPLOYMENT IN INSURANCE, 2004-2013

(Annual averages, 000)

  Insurance carriers Insurance agencies, brokerages and related services  
  Direct insurers (1)            
Year Life, health
and medical
Property/
casualty
Reinsurers Total Insurance
agencies
and brokers
Other
insurance-
related
activities (2)
Total Total
industry
2004 767.3 691.2 29.8 1,488.3 645.6 233.6 879.2 2,367.5
2005 764.9 652.1 28.8 1,445.7 652.5 240.7 893.2 2,338.9
2006 790.6 649.1 28.0 1,467.7 662.4 249.0 911.4 2,379.1
2007 787.1 647.0 27.0 1,461.1 677.8 252.7 930.5 2,391.6
2008 800.8 646.7 27.9 1,475.4 671.6 258.1 929.6 2,405.1
2009 802.8 632.9 27.5 1,463.2 653.3 254.2 907.4 2,370.6
2010 804.1 614.3 26.8 1,445.2 642.3 253.1 895.5 2,340.6
2011 788.9 611.6 25.6 1,426.1 649.2 261.1 910.3 2,336.4
2012 811.3 599.5 25.7 1,436.4 659.6 272.3 931.8 2,368.3
2013 812.1 597.1 27.0 1,436.2 664.4 278.8 943.2 2,379.4

(1) Establishments primarily engaged in initially underwriting insurance policies.
(2) Includes claims adjusters, third-party administrators of insurance funds and other service personnel such as advisory and insurance ratemaking services.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

 
EMPLOYMENT IN INSURANCE, 1999-2008

(Annual averages, 000)

  Insurance carriers  Insurance agencies, brokerages and related services        
  Direct insurers (1)                
 Year Life, health and medical Property/ casualty Reinsurers Total Insurance agencies and brokers Other
insurance-
 related activities (2)
Total  Total industry  Insurance and employee benefit funds (3)

1999

815.3

603.9

33.5

1,452.7

585.3

198.1

783.4

2,236.1

44.9

2000

808.8

591.6

32.3

1,432.7

587.5

200.3

787.8

2,220.6

46.4

2001

807.7

591.3

31.4

1,430.4

597.9

205.3

803.2

2,233.7

48.4

2002

791.1

590.0

31.7

1,412.8

616.0

204.4

820.4

2,233.2

47.2

2003

789.0

608.6

31.0

1,428.6

628.5

208.9

837.4

2,266.0

47.1

2004

764.4

604.4

29.8

1,398.6

643.3

216.8

860.1

2,258.6

47.0

2005

761.9

595.0

28.8

1,385.7

650.1

223.5

873.6

2,259.3

46.4

2006

787.4

597.4

28.0

1,412.8

659.9

230.9

890.8

2,303.7

47.8

2007

784.0

586.1

27.0

1,397.1

675.3

234.5

909.8

2,306.8

48.6

2008

804.2

569.2

28.4

1,401.8

670.1

236.9

907.0

2,308.8

49.2

(1) Establishments primarily engaged in initially underwriting insurance policies.
(2) Includes claims adjusters, third-party administrators of insurance funds and other service personnel such as advisory and insurance ratemaking services.
(3) Includes employees of legal entities organized to provide insurance and employee benefits exclusively for the sponsor, or its employees or members. These employees are not included in the total for the insurance industry. 

Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
 
EMPLOYMENT IN INSURANCE, 2000-2009

(Annual averages, 000)

  Insurance carriers    Insurance agencies, brokerages and related services      
  Direct insurers (1)              
Year Life, health
and medical
Property/
casualty
Reinsurers Total Insurance
agencies
and brokers
Other
insurance-
related
activities (2)
Total Total
industry
Insurance
and employee
benefit funds (3)
2000 808.8 591.6 32.3 1,432.7 587.5 200.3 787.8 2,220.6 46.4
2001 807.7 591.3 31.4 1,430.4 597.9 205.3 803.2 2,233.7 48.4
2002 791.1 590.0 31.7 1,412.8 616.0 204.4 820.4 2,233.2 47.2
2003 789.0 608.6 31.0 1,428.6 628.5 208.9 837.4 2,266.0 47.1
2004 764.4 604.4 29.8 1,398.6 643.3 216.8 860.1 2,258.6 47.0
2005 761.9 595.0 28.8 1,385.7 650.1 223.5 873.6 2,259.3 46.4
2006 787.4 597.4 28.0 1,412.8 659.9 230.9 890.8 2,303.7 47.8
2007 784.0 586.1 27.0 1,397.0 675.3 234.5 909.8 2,306.8 48.6
2008 797.6 571.2 27.9 1,396.7 669.1 239.4 908.5 2,305.2 49.0
2009 789.8 549.3 27.1 1,366.2 648.5 232.0 880.5 2,246.7 48.5

(1) Establishments primarily engaged in initially underwriting insurance policies.
(2) Includes claims adjusters, third-party administrators of insurance funds and other service personnel such as advisory and insurance ratemaking services.
(3) Includes employees of legal entities organized to provide insurance and employee benefits exclusively for the sponsor, or its employees or members. These employees are not included in the total for the insurance industry.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

 
EMPLOYMENT IN INSURANCE, 2001-2010

(Annual averages, 000)

  Insurance carriers Insurance agencies, brokerages and related services    
  Direct insurers (1)              
Year Life, health
and medical
Property/
casualty
Reinsurers Total Insurance
agencies
and brokers
Other
insurance-
related
activities (2)
Total Total
industry
Insurance
and employee
benefit funds (3)
2001 807.7 591.3 31.4 1,430.4 597.9 205.3 803.2 2,233.7 48.4
2002 791.1 590.0 31.7 1,412.8 616.0 204.4 820.4 2,233.2 47.2
2003 789.0 608.6 31.0 1,428.6 628.5 208.9 837.4 2,266.0 47.1
2004 764.4 604.4 29.8 1,398.6 643.3 216.8 860.1 2,258.6 47.0
2005 761.9 595.0 28.8 1,385.7 650.1 223.5 873.6 2,259.3 46.4
2006 787.4 597.4 28.0 1,412.8 659.9 230.9 890.8 2,303.7 47.8
2007 784.0 586.1 27.0 1,397.0 675.3 234.5 909.8 2,306.8 48.6
2008 797.6 571.2 27.9 1,396.7 669.1 239.4 908.5 2,305.2 49.0
2009 799.7 550.2 27.5 1,377.4 650.8 236.0 886.7 2,264.1 49.1
2010 807.3 533.1 27.1 1,367.5 638.3 232.2 870.5 2,238.0 48.5

(1) Establishments primarily engaged in initially underwriting insurance policies.
(2) Includes claims adjusters, third-party administrators of insurance funds and other service personnel such as advisory and insurance ratemaking services.
(3) Includes employees of legal entities organized to provide insurance and employee benefits exclusively for the sponsor, or its employees or members. These employees are not included in the total for the insurance industry.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

 
EMPLOYMENT IN INSURANCE, 2002-2011

(Annual averages, 000)

  Insurance carriers Insurance agencies, brokerages and related services    
  Direct insurers (1)              
Year Life, health
and medical
Property/
casualty
Reinsurers Total Insurance
agencies
and brokers
Other
insurance-
related
activities (2)
Total Total
industry
Insurance
and employee
benefit funds (3)
2002 791.1 590.0 31.7 1,412.8 616.0 204.4 820.4 2,233.2 47.2
2003 789.0 608.6 31.0 1,428.6 628.5 208.9 837.4 2,266.0 47.1
2004 764.4 604.4 29.8 1,398.6 643.3 216.8 860.1 2,258.6 47.0
2005 761.9 595.0 28.8 1,385.7 650.1 223.5 873.6 2,259.3 46.4
2006 787.4 597.4 28.0 1,412.8 659.9 230.9 890.8 2,303.7 47.8
2007 784.0 586.1 27.0 1,397.0 675.3 234.5 909.8 2,306.8 48.6
2008 797.6 571.2 27.9 1,396.7 669.1 239.4 908.5 2,305.2 49.0
2009 799.7 550.2 27.5 1,377.4 650.8 236.0 886.7 2,264.1 49.1
2010 801.0 558.2 26.8 1,385.9 639.9 235.3 875.2 2,261.1 48.7
2011 772.5 599.3 26.3 1,398.0 644.5 239.2 883.6 2,281.6 46.1

(1) Establishments primarily engaged in initially underwriting insurance policies.
(2) Includes claims adjusters, third-party administrators of insurance funds and other service personnel such as advisory and insurance ratemaking services.
(3) Includes employees of legal entities organized to provide insurance and employee benefits exclusively for the sponsor, or its employees or members. These employees are not included in the total for the insurance industry.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.