BOILER AND MACHINERY INSURANCE, 1999-2008

($000)

Year Net premiums written (1) Annual percent change Combined ratio (2) Annual point change (3)
1999 $760,055 1.8% 117.8 NA
2000 1,144,068 50.5 89.9 -27.9 pts.
2001 1,119,295 -2.2 88.2 -1.7
2002 1,410,316 26.0 73.6 -14.6
2003 1,591,987 12.9 68.4 -5.3
2004 1,572,195 -1.2 67.1 -1.3
2005 1,582,917 0.7 60.2 -6.9
2006 1,675,296 5.8 73.1 12.9
2007 1,741,324 3.9 73.1 0.0
2008 1,728,143 -0.8 87.7 14.6

(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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