What is Life Insurance Business Worth?

Life Insurance Premium (USD) (USD mil), 2013 or latest
Insurance | February 22, 2018
$2.99
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Based on a comparison of 56 countries in 2013, USA ranked the highest in life insurance premium with USD 881,541 mil followed by Japan and United Kingdom. On the other end of the scale was El Salvador with USD 11.0 mil, Costa Rica with USD 12.1 mil and Honduras with USD 15.9 mil.

Data for more countries are available at Life Insurance Premium (USD) indicator page.

Life Insurance Premium (USD) Unit 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Australia USD mil ... ... 41,494 38,859 32,342 40,319 47,986
China USD mil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 58,691 95,800 109,161 143,000 134,534 ...
Denmark USD mil 18,643 21,963 19,957 20,613 23,119
France USD mil 186,962 178,936 ... ... 179,648
Germany USD mil 117,124 126,888 114,136 115,142 116,688
India USD mil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 62,511 ... ...
Ireland USD mil ... 52,806 69,156 37,803 36,302 35,291
Italy USD mil 91,015 84,830 62,709 65,165 65,012
Japan USD mil 270,300 340,431 376,800 399,986 459,095
South Africa USD mil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 39,094 43,278
South Korea USD mil ... 79,398 67,594 61,414 71,896 79,366
Spain USD mil 31,934 40,218 40,597 36,236 40,503
Switzerland USD mil 23,926 29,194 27,361 29,212 34,639
USA USD mil 778,804 810,715 798,795 799,066 864,830
United Kingdom USD mil 480,325 296,411 238,460 215,396 225,726