Malawi: Life insurance volume

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 Malawi

Life insurance premium volume, percent of GDP

 Latest value 0.64
 Year 2019
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1997 - 2019
 Average 0.36
 Min - Max 0.16 - 0.64
 Source Swiss Re
For that indicator, we provide data for Malawi from 1997 to 2019. The average value for Malawi during that period was 0.36 percent with a minimum of 0.16 percent in 2005 and a maximum of 0.64 percent in 2019. The latest value from 2019 is 0.64 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 131 countries is 1.74 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
Malawi - Life insurance volume - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Malawi - Life insurance volume - historical chart - 1997-2019




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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Mutual fund assets 0.25 2020 percent
 Life insurance volume 0.64 2019 percent
 Non-life insurance premium volume 0.89 2019 percent
 Pension fund assets to GDP 11.74 2020 percent
 Insurance company assets 9.97 2020 percent
 Nonbank financial institutions assets to GDP 2.69 2007 percent
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