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Insurance & Risk Management OVERVIEW

       Insurance and risk management make up an immense global industry.
     According to a survey conducted by a leading global insurance firm, Swiss Re, worldwide insurance premiums totaled $5.19 trillion in 2018 (the latest data available), up from $4.89 trillion in 2017.
     This was equal to about 6.1% of global GDP.
     Global life insurance premiums were $2.82 trillion during 2018, while all other types of insurance totaled $2.37 trillion.
     In America alone, the insurance business employed about 2.73 million people in 2019.
     Gross life and accident & health insurance premiums in the U.S.
    totaled $898.5 billion during 2018 (up from $848.1 billion in 2017), per the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), while property and casualty premiums totaled $676.6 billion (up substantially from $641.1 billion the previous year.)  A large number of companies underwrite insurance in America, but the industry is dominated by a handful of major players.
     Health insurance premiums paid in the U.S.
    during 2018 totaled $714.7 billion (up from $667.5 billion the previous year, and much higher than the $382.4 billion posted in 2009), according to the NAIC.
     Premiums on a per capita basis remain very low in much of the world, pointing to excellent long-term opportunity for expansion of sales of insurance products of all types, including annuities.
     It would be hard to overstate the importance of developing nations, such as China, India, Brazil and Indonesia, to


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