BOILER AND MACHINERY INSURANCE, 2000-2009

($000)

Year Net premiums written (1) Annual percent change Combined ratio (2) Annual point change (3)
2000 $968,014 27.4% 94.8 -23.1 pts.
2001 1,078,582 11.4 90.8 -4.0
2002 1,410,205 30.7 74.4 -16.3
2003 1,591,870 12.9 68.4 -6.0
2004 1,572,452 -1.2 66.5 -2.0
2005 1,583,856 0.7 60.5 -6.0
2006 1,675,348 5.8 73.2 12.7
2007 1,741,332 3.9 73.1 -0.1
2008 1,729,073 -0.7 87.7 14.7
2009 1,801,949 4.2 71.6 -16.1

(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.

Source: SNL Financial LC.