Insurance Global Industry Almanac 2014-2023


Global Insurance industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market share, market size (value 2014-18, and forecast to 2023). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market.

Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the global insurance market. Includes market size and segmentation data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends and leading companies.

Key Highlights

  • The insurance market consists of the non-life and life insurance sectors. The value of the market is shown in terms of gross premium incomes.
  • The life insurance sector consists of mortality protection and annuity.
  • The non-life insurance sector consists of accident and health, and property and casualty insurance segments.
  • All currency conversions have been calculated at constant annual 2018 average exchange rates.
  • The global insurance market had total gross written premiums of $5,062.7bn in 2018, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.4% between 2014 and 2018.
  • The life insurance segment was the market’s most lucrative in 2018, with total gross written premiums of $2,764.8bn, equivalent to 54.6% of the market’s overall value.
  • The rapid emergence of Asia-Pacific markets, particularly China, has largely contributed to the growth of the global market.


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