INSURANCE SECTOR'S SHARE OF GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT (GDP), 2006-2010

($ billions)

    Insurance carriers and related activities
Year Total GDP GDP Percent of total GDP
2006 $13,377.2 $363.6 2.7%
2007 14,028.7 388.8 2.8
2008 14,291.5 345.6 2.4
2009 13,939.0 369.9 2.7
2010 14,526.5 404.6 2.8

Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.