OTHER LIABILITY INSURANCE, 2000-2009

($000)

Year Net premiums written (1) Annual percent change Combined ratio (2) Annual point change (3) Year Net premiums written (1) Annual percent change Combined ratio (2) Annual point change (3)
2000 $18,451,465 5.2% 110.3 5.1 pts. 2005 $39,263,190 -0.9% 112.0 -2.3 pts.
2001 21,288,574 15.4 120.5 10.2 2006 42,143,446 7.3 96.5 -15.4
2002 29,142,080 36.9 122.2 1.7 2007 41,150,954 -2.4 99.2 2.7
2003 36,046,192 23.7 112.3 -9.9 2008 38,484,510 -6.5 92.1 -7.1
2004 39,637,810 10.0 114.3 2.0 2009 36,031,098 -6.4 105.2 13.1

(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.