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Life insurance premium volume, percent of GDP, 2017 - Country rankings:

The average for 2017 based on 101 countries was 1.92 percent.The highest value was in Taiwan: 18.71 percent and the lowest value was in Eritrea: 0 percent. The indicator is available from 1990 to 2017. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: Swiss Re
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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.
Life insurance volume in the European union
Life insurance volume in Europe
Life insurance volume in Asia
Life insurance volume in Africa
Life insurance volume in North America
Life insurance volume in South America
Life insurance volume in Australia


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