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LEGAL PROTECTION DATA

This page contains some basic data on legal protection insurance worldwide. Countries included are: Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the USA. To see the data, click on the titles and move the cursor over the graphs to see more details.
The last update was done on 15 January 2018.

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In 2016, the European market [1] had gross written premiums of €8,724 million which is an increase of 4.14% compared to 2015. With legal protection insurance premiums amounting to €3,828 million in 2016, Germany is by far the biggest market, not only in Europe but worldwide. The German market share is stable compared to last year; Germany had been losing market shares for more than a decade due to lower growth rates combined with raising importance of other markets, e.g. France, Switzerland, East European countries.

[1] Bulgaria, Cyprus, Lithuania, Malta, and Romania are not included. Either these countries do not have legal protection insurance or the premium income is neglectable

Sources: national Supervisory Authorities, Insurance Associations, and RIAD members
Notes: 'others' group together the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Luxembourg, Latvia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Slovakia, Spain, and Turkey

Disclaimer: although all information used for this publication was taken carefully from reliable sources, RIAD does not accept any responsibility for the accuracy or the comprehensiveness of the information given. The information provided is for information purposes only and, in no event, shall RIAD be liable for any loss or damage arising from the use of this information.