Most expensive natural disasters for the insurance industry worldwide 1992-2017

The statistic presents the most expensive natural disasters for the insurance industry worldwide from 1992 to 2017. Apart from the costs to the insurance industry, total losses have also been included for reference. Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, which struck the U.S. and the Caribbean in August and September 2017, caused insured losses amounting to 92 billion U.S. dollars and total losses reaching approximately 215 billion U.S. dollars.

Most expensive natural disasters for the insurance industry worldwide from 1992 to 2017

Insured lossesTotal losses
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Release date

January 2018

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

1992 to 2017

Special properties

as of March 2016, except Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria data, which is as of January 4, 2018

Supplementary notes

Original values.
Total losses have been also included in the statistic for reference.
Figures have been rounded.

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