INSURANCE SECTOR'S SHARE OF GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT (GDP), 2009-2013

($ billions)

    Insurance carriers and related activities
Year Total GDP GDP Percent of total GDP
2009 $14,418.7 $357.6 2.5%
2010 14,964.4 365.2 2.4
2011 15,517.9 379.5 2.4
2012 16,163.2 398.9 2.5
2013 16,768.1 421.4 2.5
Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.