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Economic indicators: insurance

Economic indicators measuring trends in the insurance sector are available from a number of sources, including government and professional bodies. On this page you can access a range of reports and online resources providing quick links to statistics and commentary.

Online articles

The ICAEW Library & Information Service provides access to a range of articles in full text from leading business, finance and management journals. This resource is available to ICAEW members, ACA students and other entitled users.

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Useful links

ABI Facts & Figures
Statistics compiled by the Association of British Insurers, including annual overviews, key facts and rankings.

CBI/PwC financial services surveya
Quarterly survey conducted by the Confederation of British Industry and PwC. It identifies trends and forecasts future prospects for the financial services industry, including banks, finance houses, securities traders, fund managers, the insurance industry and other financial services activities. It includes sections on general insurance and life insurance.

TheCity UK
Research reports from the UK financial services body. It produces an annual report on the insurance sector and a quarterly City Indicators Bulletin, as well as other reports in its economic trends series.

International Insurance Fact Book
An annual guide to the world insurance market from the Insurance Information Institute, a US based organisation aiming to improve public understanding of insurance. The publication contains an overview and company rankings for the global insurance market together with country profiles for 90 nations.

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