MULTIPLE PERIL CROP INSURANCE, 1999-2008

($000)

Year Net premiums written (1) Annual percent change  Combined ratio (2) Annual point change (3)
1999 $725,821 1.8% 98.2 NA
2000 938,840 29.3 90.4 -7.8 pts.
2001 1,321,820 40.8 96.0 5.6
2002 2,003,443 51.6 124.4 28.4
2003 1,702,862 -15.0 109.8 -14.6
2004 2,203,143 29.4 76.1 -33.8
2005 2,234,630 1.4 91.3 15.2
2006 2,828,084 26.6 77.8 -13.5
2007 3,648,996 29.0 74.7 -3.0
2008 5,077,625 39.2 90.1 15.3

(1) After reinsurance transactions, excluding state funds.
(2) After dividends to policyholders. A drop in the combined ratio represents an improvement; an increase represents a deterioration.
(3) Calculated from unrounded data.

NA=Data not available.

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