Individual Annuity Considerations, 2011-2015 (1)

($ billions)

      Total
Year Variable Fixed Amount Percent change from prior year
2011 $157.9 $80.5 $238.4 7.2%
2012 147.4 72.3 219.7 -7.8
2013 145.4 84.4 229.8 4.6
2014 140.1 96.9 237.0 3.1
2015 133.0 103.7 236.7 -0.1
(1) Based on LIMRA's estimates of the total annuity sales market. Includes some considerations (i.e., premiums) that though bought in group settings involve individual buying decisions. Source: LIMRA.