Companies on the insurance market in the United Kingdom (UK) 2004-2017

Number of companies operating on the domestic insurance market in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2004 to 2017

by James Cherowbrier, last edited Jun 12, 2019
Companies on the insurance market in the United Kingdom (UK) 2004-2017 As of 2017, The United Kingdom (UK) had the largest insurance market in Europe, and fourth largest globally. Direct premiums written by UK companies, increased between 2016 to 2017, with claims and benefits paid reaching nearly 290 billion euros.
Leading insurance companies

  As of 2016, Prudential Plc was the leading insurance company in the United Kingdom in terms of total assets and market value (market capitalization). When It comes to the online market, the UK’s largest insurance company did not even list in terms of share of voice.

Employment

  The UK’s 436 domestic insurance companies employed over one hundred and ten thousand employees during 2016. The overall number of direct employees in the insurance market has fluctuated since the financial crisis, despite the overall number of companies falling by almost one hundred during the same period.
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Number of companies operating on the domestic insurance market in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2004 to 2017

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Number of companies
2017436
2016464
2015496
2014526
2013613
2012 528
2011 540
2010 521
2009 534
2008 549
2007 576
2006 594
2005 640
2004 673
Number of companies
2017436
2016464
2015496
2014526
2013613
2012 528
2011 540
2010 521
2009 534
2008 549
2007 576
2006 594
2005 640
2004 673
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by James Cherowbrier, last edited Jun 12, 2019
As of 2017, The United Kingdom (UK) had the largest insurance market in Europe, and fourth largest globally. Direct premiums written by UK companies, increased between 2016 to 2017, with claims and benefits paid reaching nearly 290 billion euros.
Leading insurance companies

  As of 2016, Prudential Plc was the leading insurance company in the United Kingdom in terms of total assets and market value (market capitalization). When It comes to the online market, the UK’s largest insurance company did not even list in terms of share of voice.

Employment

  The UK’s 436 domestic insurance companies employed over one hundred and ten thousand employees during 2016. The overall number of direct employees in the insurance market has fluctuated since the financial crisis, despite the overall number of companies falling by almost one hundred during the same period.
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