Largest life insurance companies globally 2019, by market capitalization

Largest life insurance companies worldwide in 2019, by market capitalization (in billion U.S. dollars)

by Jennifer Rudden, last edited Jun 7, 2019
Largest life insurance companies globally 2019, by market capitalization The statistic presents the leading life insurance companies worldwide in 2019, by market capitalization. AIA Group, based in Hong Kong, was the largest life and health insurer globally, with market capitalization amounting to 122.2 billion U.S. dollars.
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As well as AIA Group, other leading life insurance companies in terms of market capitalization worldwide in 2019, were China Life Insurance from China (114.2 billion U.S. dollars), Prudential from the United Kingdom (68.02 billion U.S. dollars), and China Pacific Insurance from China (47.9 billion U.S. dollars).

In the United States, the ranking of life insurers with largest market capitalization as of February 2016 displays the following results: MetLife ranked highest, followed by Prudential Financial, Aflac, and Principal Financial.

When taking total assets into consideration, Prudential Financial, followed by MetLife, and New York Life proved to be the largest life insurance companies in the United States in 2017.

The United States proved to be the country with highest value of life insurance premiums written in 2016, with premiums amounting to approximately 558.85 billion U.S. dollars. Other leading world countries in terms of value of life insurance premiums written were Japan, China, and the United Kingdom.
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Largest life insurance companies worldwide in 2019, by market capitalization (in billion U.S. dollars)

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Market capitalization in billion U.S. dollars
AIA Group (Hong Kong)122.2
China Life Insurance (China)114.2
Prudential (United Kingdom)60.2
China Pacific Insurance (China)47.9
Japan Post Holdings (Japan)44.5
Prudential Financial (United States)42.4
Aflac (United States)36.6
Manulife (Canada)36.2
New China Life Insurance (China)25.6
Sun Life Financial (Canada)24.5
Legal & General Group (United Kingdom)22.6
Aviva (United Kingdom)22
Cathay Financial (Taiwan)18
Dai-ichi Life Insurance (Japan)16.9
Swiss Life Holding (Switzerland)15.9
Market capitalization in billion U.S. dollars
AIA Group (Hong Kong)122.2
China Life Insurance (China)114.2
Prudential (United Kingdom)60.2
China Pacific Insurance (China)47.9
Japan Post Holdings (Japan)44.5
Prudential Financial (United States)42.4
Aflac (United States)36.6
Manulife (Canada)36.2
New China Life Insurance (China)25.6
Sun Life Financial (Canada)24.5
Legal & General Group (United Kingdom)22.6
Aviva (United Kingdom)22
Cathay Financial (Taiwan)18
Dai-ichi Life Insurance (Japan)16.9
Swiss Life Holding (Switzerland)15.9
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by Jennifer Rudden, last edited Jun 7, 2019
The statistic presents the leading life insurance companies worldwide in 2019, by market capitalization. AIA Group, based in Hong Kong, was the largest life and health insurer globally, with market capitalization amounting to 122.2 billion U.S. dollars.
Life insurance – additional information

As well as AIA Group, other leading life insurance companies in terms of market capitalization worldwide in 2019, were China Life Insurance from China (114.2 billion U.S. dollars), Prudential from the United Kingdom (68.02 billion U.S. dollars), and China Pacific Insurance from China (47.9 billion U.S. dollars).

In the United States, the ranking of life insurers with largest market capitalization as of February 2016 displays the following results: MetLife ranked highest, followed by Prudential Financial, Aflac, and Principal Financial.

When taking total assets into consideration, Prudential Financial, followed by MetLife, and New York Life proved to be the largest life insurance companies in the United States in 2017.

The United States proved to be the country with highest value of life insurance premiums written in 2016, with premiums amounting to approximately 558.85 billion U.S. dollars. Other leading world countries in terms of value of life insurance premiums written were Japan, China, and the United Kingdom.
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