Most expensive tropical cyclones for the insurance industry worldwide 2011-2018

The statistic shows the most costly tropical cyclones for the insurance industry worldwide from 2011 to 2018. Apart from the costs to the insurance industry, total losses have also been included for reference. Hurricane Harvey, which struck the United States in August and September 2017, caused insured losses amounting to 30 billion U.S. dollars and total losses of 95 billion U.S. dollars.

Most expensive tropical cyclones for the insurance industry worldwide from 2011 to 2018

Insured lossesTotal losses
Hurricane Harvey (Aug-Sep 2017)3095
Hurricane Maria (Sep 2017)29.968.6
Hurricane Sandy (Oct 2012)29.268.4
Hurricane Irma (Sep 2017)33.460.6
Hurrican Michael (Oct 2018)1016
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Source

Release date

March 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2011 to 2018

Supplementary notes

Figures have been rounded.
Hurricane Harvey: United States: TX, Harris County, Houston, Rockport, Refugio, Corpus Christi, Galveston, Crosby, LA, Lake Charles, Evangeline, AL, LA, MS, NC, TN, Nashville, Davidson County.
Hurricane Maria: Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, U.S., Dominica, Guadeloupe, Dominican Republic, Martinique, Haiti.
Hurricane Sandy: United States, Cuba, Haiti, Bahamas, Canada, Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico.
Hurricane Irma: United States, Virgin Islands, U.S., Virgin Islands, British, Cuba, Saint Martin, Sint Maarten, Saint Barthelemy, Anguilla, Puerto Rico, Turks and Caicos Islands, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Bonaire, Sint Eustatius, Saba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Saint Kitts and Nevis.
Hurricane Michael: United States, Cuba.

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