BURGLARY AND THEFT INSURANCE, 1999-2008

($000)

Year Net premiums written (1) Annual percent change Combined ratio (2) Annual point change (3) 
1999 $111,059 1.4% 82.3 NA
2000 116,885 5.2 60.3 -22.0 pts.
2001 121,629 4.1 71.3 11.0
2002 114,299 -6.0 53.4 -17.9
2003 123,692 8.2 66.8 13.4
2004 138,307 11.8 68.3 1.5
2005 120,136 -13.1 63.5 -4.8
2006 143,054 19.1 64.2 0.6
2007 160,656 12.3 56.4 -7.8
2008 160,344 -0.2 48.2 -8.2

(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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