FIRE INSURANCE, 2004-2013

($000)

Year Net premiums written (1) Annual percent change Combined ratio (2) Annual point change (3)
2004 $8,025,042 -4.4% 73.2 -6.5 pts.
2005 7,934,584 -1.1 83.3 10.1
2006 9,365,050 18.0 78.0 -5.3
2007 9,664,054 3.2 85.6 7.6
2008 9,906,059 2.5 92.3 6.7
2009 10,109,161 2.1 78.6 -13.7
2010 10,199,101 0.9 80.2 1.7
2011 10,317,968 1.2 94.1 13.9
2012 10,795,612 4.6 87.4 -6.7
2013 11,229,431 4.0 79.1 -8.3
(1) After reinsurance transactions, excludes 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. Source: SNL Financial LC.