LIFE INSURANCE CLAIMS AND BENEFITS PAID BY STATE, 2010 (1)

($000)

State Claims and benefits paid
Alabama $4,503,105
Alaska 779,386
Arizona 7,064,354
Arkansas 2,349,974
California  38,884,728
Colorado  5,981,166
Connecticut 13,136,338
D.C. 1,467,419
Delaware 7,333,910
Florida 25,167,952
Georgia 8,744,043
Hawaii 2,017,917
Idaho 1,461,530
Illinois 15,863,882
Indiana 7,344,253
Iowa 4,727,971
Kansas 3,585,774
Kentucky 3,658,856
Louisiana 4,556,855
Maine 1,507,008
Maryland 7,319,838
Massachusetts 11,340,152
Michigan 12,878,754
Minnesota 7,509,519
Mississippi 2,728,584
Missouri 7,613,377
Montana 818,457
Nebraska 2,877,346
Nevada 2,548,746
New Hampshire 3,779,228
New Jersey 16,135,042
New Mexico 2,329,901
New York 31,625,935
North Carolina 10,919,330
North Dakota 708,741
Ohio 14,608,205
Oklahoma 3,296,651
Oregon 4,084,501
Pennsylvania 17,755,541
Rhode Island 1,519,730
South Carolina 942,237
South Dakota 4,603,123
Tennessee 6,937,677
Texas 22,069,666
Utah 2,927,850
Vermont 892,991
Virginia  8,094,815
Washington 6,869,226
West Virginia 1,647,155
Wisconsin 7,359,960
Wyoming 522,159
United States $385,400,856

(1) On a direct basis before reinsurance. Includes life insurance, death benefits, matured endowments, annuity benefits, and other life insurance benefits. Does not include accident and health.

Source: SNL Financial LC.