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APRA releases intermediated general insurance statistics for June 2018

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) today released its Intermediated General Insurance Statistics publication for the six months to June 2018.

The Intermediated General Insurance Statistics publication provides an overview of intermediated general insurance placed with APRA-authorised general insurers, Lloyd's underwriters and unauthorised foreign insurers (UFIs). The statistical tables include detailed information about risks placed with UFIs.

Key statistics for the intermediated general insurance industry in the year ended 30 June 2018:

  June 2017 June 2018 Change
Premium placed with APRA-authorised general insurers $16,135 million $17,692 million +9.6%
Premium placed with Lloyd’s underwriters $1,946 million $2,158 million +10.9%
Premium placed with UFIs $1,013 million $1,120 million +10.6%
Of which: Fire and industrial special risks $569 million $640 million +12.5%

Copies of the June 2018 Intermediated General Insurance Statistics publication are available on APRA’s website at: https://www.apra.gov.au/publications/intermediated-general-insurance-statistics

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) is the prudential regulator of the financial services industry. It oversees banks, credit unions, building societies, general insurance and reinsurance companies, life insurance, private health insurers, friendly societies, and most members of the superannuation industry. APRA currently supervises institutions holding $6 trillion in assets for Australian depositors, policyholders and superannuation fund members.

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