Current Table

World Insured Catastrophe Losses, 2007-2016 (1)

(2016 $ millions)

Year Weather-related
natural catastrophes
Man-made Earthquakes Total
2007 $27,348 $6,682 $649 $34,679
2008 48,864 9,351 470 58,685
2009 23,945 4,394 681 29,020
2010 33,320 5,253 14,862 53,435
2011 70,274 6,856 57,220 134,350
2012 66,886 6,146 1,788 74,819
2013 36,852 7,968 46 44,866
2014 29,083 7,136 317 36,537
2015 27,550 9,612 517 37,678
2016 36,898 7,797 9,046 53,741

(1) In order to maintain comparability of the data over the course of time, the minimum threshold for losses was adjusted annually to compensate for inflation in the United Sates. Adjusted to 2016 dollars by Swiss Re.

Source: Swiss Re.

 
WORLD INSURED CATASTROPHE LOSSES, 1999-2008 (1)

($ millions)

Year Weather-related natural catastrophes  Earthquake/ tsunami Man-made disasters Total, 2008 U.S. dollars
1999 $34,170 $2,799 $7,743 $44,711
2000 10,445 25 5,415 15,886
2001 12,713 784 30,835 44,333
2002 14,721 0 3,236 17,958
2003 18,890 510 3,438 22,837
2004 47,967 3,029 3,948 54,944
2005 111,127 258 6,596 117,982
2006 12,802 87 5,682 18,571
2007 23,966 454 5,846 30,266
2008 44,270 422 7,812 52,504

(1) In order to maintain comparability of the data over the course of time, the minimum threshold for losses was adjusted annually to compensate for inflation in the United States. Adjusted to 2008 dollars by Swiss Re.

Source: Swiss Re, sigma, No. 2/2009.

 
WORLD INSURED CATASTROPHE LOSSES, 2000-2009 (1)

(2009 $ millions)

Year Weather-related natural catastrophes Earthquake/
tsunami
Man-made disasters Total
2000 $10,414 $25 $5,384 $15,823
2001 12,675 782 30,742 44,200
2002 14,677 0 3,561 18,238
2003 18,833 508 3,174 22,515
2004 47,829 3,020 3,937 54,786
2005 110,882 257 6,039 117,178
2006 12,870 86 5,665 18,621
2007 23,687 504 5,889 30,081
2008 43,365 420 7,897 51,682
2009 21,746 609 3,915 26,270

(1) In order to maintain comparability of the data over the course of time, the minimum threshold for losses was adjusted annually to compensate for inflation in the United States. Adjusted to 2009 dollars by Swiss Re.

Source: Swiss Re, sigma, No. 1/2010.

 
WORLD INSURED CATASTROPHE LOSSES, 2001-2010 (1)

(2010 $ millions)

Year Weather-related natural catastrophes Earthquake/ tsunami Man-made disasters Total
2001 $12,916 $795 $31,280 $44,991
2002 14,912 0 3,618 18,530
2003 19,135 516 3,876 23,527
2004 48,594 3,068 4,000 55,663
2005 112,817 261 6,136 119,215
2006 13,076 88 5,951 19,114
2007 24,071 512 6,114 30,697
2008 42,769 427 8,127 51,323
2009 22,062 619 4,280 26,961
2010 26,926 12,943 3,606 43,475

(1) In order to maintain comparability of the data over the course of time, the minimum threshold for losses was adjusted annually to compensate for inflation in the United States. Adjusted to 2010 dollars by Swiss Re.

Source: Swiss Re, sigma, No. 1/2011.

 
WORLD INSURED CATASTROPHE LOSSES, 2002-2011 (1)

(2011 $ millions)

Year Weather-related natural catastrophes Earthquake/tsunami Man-made disasters Total
2002 $15,485 $0 $3,815 $19,300
2003 21,271 532 3,997 25,800
2004 50,128 3,163 4,125 57,416
2005 116,473 269 6,326 123,069
2006 13,789 90 5,689 19,569
2007 24,273 528 6,303 31,104
2008 43,596 440 8,379 52,416
2009 22,752 638 4,413 27,803
2010 29,153 13,908 4,688 47,749
2011 60,826 49,194 5,794 115,814

(1) In order to maintain comparability of the data over the course of time, the minimum threshold for losses was adjusted annually to compensate for inflation in the United States. Adjusted to 2011 dollars by Swiss Re.

Source: Swiss Re, sigma, No. 2/2012.

 
WORLD INSURED CATASTROPHE LOSSES, 2004-2013 (1)

(2013 $ millions)

  Weather-related
natural catastrophes
Earthquakes/
tsunamis
Man-made
disasters
Total
2004 $51,954 $3,278 $4,221 $59,453
2005 120,755 279 6,559 127,594
2006 14,293 94 5,897 20,284
2007 25,530 548 6,536 32,614
2008 45,196 456 9,086 54,739
2009 23,330 662 4,575 28,568
2010 30,601 14,415 5,101 50,118
2011 67,281 55,562 6,180 129,024
2012 70,493 1,865 6,049 78,408
2013 37,002 45 7,870 44,917

(1) In order to maintain comparability of the data over the course of time, the minimum threshold for losses was adjusted annually to compensate for inflation in the United Sates. Adjusted to 2013 dollars by Swiss Re.

Source: Swiss Re.

 
WORLD INSURED CATASTROPHE LOSSES, 2005-2014 (1)

(2014 $ millions)

Year Weather-related
natural catastrophes
Man-made Earthquakes Total
2005 $123,018 $6,593 $284 $129,895
2006 14,685 5,984 95 20,764
2007 26,840 6,590 640 34,069
2008 46,909 9,094 464 56,467
2009 23,764 4,599 672 29,036
2010 32,212 5,181 14,640 52,032
2011 68,980 6,255 56,429 131,664
2012 72,235 6,030 1,894 80,159
2013 36,531 7,857 46 44,434
2014 27,437 6,958 313 34,708

(1) In order to maintain comparability of the data over the course of time, the minimum threshold for losses was adjusted annually to compensate for inflation in the United Sates. Adjusted to 2014 dollars by Swiss Re.

Source: Swiss Re.