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Top 10 Emerging Markets By Insurance Density, 2016 (1)

 

    Total premiums (2)
Rank Country Per capita
(US dollars)
As a percent
of GDP (3)
1 Macao $2,329 1.86%
2 Bahamas 1,984 8.69
3 Qatar 1,288 2.00
4 United Arab Emirates 1,102 2.87
5 Slovenia 1,084 5.00
6 Trinidad and Tobago 849 4.43
7 South Africa 763 14.27
8 Chile 644 4.77
9 Mauritius 608 6.40
10 Czech Republic 592 3.13

(1) Based on total insurance premiums per capita. Excludes cross-border business.
(2) Life and nonlife premiums. Data are estimated for Chile, Czech Republic and the United Arab Emirates.
(3) Gross domestic product.

Source: Swiss Re, sigma, No. 3/2017.

 
TOP TEN EMERGING MARKETS BY INSURANCE DENSITY, 2013 (1)

 

    Total premiums (2)
Rank Country Per capita (U. S. dollars) As a percent of GDP (3)
1 Bahamas $1,839 8.4%
2 Slovenia 1,309 5.6
3 South Africa 1,025 15.4
4 United Arab Emirates 872 2.0
5 Czech Republic 760 3.8
6 Qatar 697 0.7
7 Trinidad and Tobago 688 4.0
8 Chile 664 4.2
9 Bahrain 557 2.1
10 Mauritius 552 5.8

(1) Based on insurance premiums per capita. Excludes cross-border business.
(2) Life and nonlife premiums. Data are estimated except for Chile.
(3) Gross domestic product.

Source: Swiss Re, sigma, 3/2014.

 
TOP 10 EMERGING MARKETS BY INSURANCE DENSITY, 2014 (1)

 

    Total premiums (2)
Rank Country Per capita (U. S. dollars) As a percent of GDP (3)
1 Macao $1,915 1.9%
2 Bahamas 1,894 8.4
3 Slovenia 1,246 5.0
4 Qatar 979 1.0
5 United Arab Emirates 974 2.2
6 South Africa 925 14.0
7 Trinidad and Tobago 809 4.4
8 Venezuela 735 3.6
9 Czech Republic 721 3.5
10 Mauritius 613 6.0

(1) Based on insurance premiums per capita. Excludes cross-border business.
(2) Life and nonlife premiums. Data are estimated except for Slovenia and Czech Republic, which are provisional.
(3) Gross domestic product.

Source: Swiss Re, sigma, 4/2015.

 
Top 10 Emerging Markets By Insurance Density, 2015 (1)

 

    Total premiums (2)
Rank Country Per capita (U.S. dollars) As a percent of GDP (3)
1 Macao $2,104 1.86%
2 Qatar 1,268 1.54
3 United Arab Emirates 1,102 2.35
4 Slovenia 1,058 5.01
5 Trinidad and Tobago 843 4.44
6 South Africa 843 14.69
7 Chile 630 4.74
8 Czech Republic 592 3.27
9 Mauritius 589 6.43
10 Bahrain 585 2.45

(1) Based on total insurance premiums per capita. Excludes cross-border business.
(2) Life and nonlife premiums. Data are estimated for Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Trinidad and Tobago, South Africa and Bahrain and provisional for the Czech Republic.
(3) Gross domestic product.

Source: Swiss Re, sigma, No. 3/2016.