Lesotho: Life insurance volume

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 Lesotho

Life insurance premium volume, percent of GDP

 Latest value 3.56
 Year 2018
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2004 - 2018
 Average 2.82
 Min - Max 2.44 - 3.56
 Source Swiss Re
For that indicator, we provide data for Lesotho from 2004 to 2018. The average value for Lesotho during that period was 2.82 percent with a minimum of 2.44 percent in 2006 and a maximum of 3.56 percent in 2018. The latest value from 2018 is 3.56 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 147 countries is 1.56 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Lesotho - Life insurance volume - Recent values chart

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Lesotho - Life insurance volume - historical chart - 2004-2018




Definition: Ratio of life insurance premium volume to GDP. Premium volume is the insurer's direct premiums earned (if Property/Casualty) or received (if Life/Health) during the previous calendar year. Premium data are taken from various issues of Sigma reports (Swiss Re). Data on GDP in US dollars is from the electronic version of the World Development Indicators.

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 Life insurance volume 3.56 2018 percent
 Non-life insurance premium volume 1.10 2018 percent
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