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Economic indicators: insurance

Economic indicators for the insurance sector are available from a number of sources, including government and professional bodies. On this page you can access reports and online resources providing 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. Further statistics are available to subscribers.

CBI/PwC financial services surveys
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 has sections on general insurance and life insurance.

Insurance spending
OECD data on the ratio of gross premiums to GDP, representing the the relative importance of the insurance industry in an economy.

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

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