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General Insurance Institution-level Statistics

Consultation on general insurance statistics
 
On 15 June 2016, APRA released a discussion paper outlining proposed changes to APRA's general insurance statistical publications. The discussion paper is available here.
 
On 13 February 2017, APRA released a response to submissions available here.
 
APRA welcomes feedback on the new statistics and encourages industry and other stakeholders to review the information that is published for accuracy and consistency, so that the quality of the data collection and publications continues to be enhanced.
 
Current issue
 

The General Insurance Institution-level Statistics publication contains individual insurance group information about financial performance, financial position, capital adequacy and key ratios. The publication also includes financial year-end results for consolidated institutions and Lloyd's Australia.

This is the first edition of the expanded publication. The statistics were expanded to include additional statistics in an improved format, as well as to include half-yearly data on level 2 insurance groups for the first time.

The expanded publication is available in one electronic format: Excel version.

December 2016 (issued 10 May 2017)  Excel

Past issues

Data relating to past periods are available in the database version of the publication.  The database version (in a Microsoft Excel file) contains a full time series of statistics that were previously published in past editions of the General Insurance Institution-level Statistics from December 2012 to June 2016, the General Insurance Company Level Statistics  from December 2010 to June 2012, and the Half Yearly General Insurance Bulletin from December 2005 to December 2009. The database version does not include the new statistics now included in the Excel version.
 
December 2016 (issued 10 May 2017) Database
 
Further details
 
​Excel version ​Database version
Periods included Current Year​ ​All since Dec 2005
Ratios included? Y​es N​o **
Types of data included: ​ ​ ​
​   Data for consolidated institutions * ​Yes ​No
​Data for level 1 insurers ​No ​Yes
​ Data for level 2 insurance groups ​Yes ​Yes
​ Data for Lloyds Australia ​Yes ​Yes
​ New statistics ​Yes No

 

* Consolidated institutions are all level 2 insurance groups as well as all level 1 insurers that are not a subsidiary of a level 2 insurance group.

** Database version does not contain ratios as these are not suitable for aggregation and pivoting.

 

Analysis of revisions - General Insurance Institution-level Statistics

Analysis of revisions - General Insurance Institution-level Statistics (issued 10 June 2015): PDF

This paper provides an analysis of the revisions to the General Insurance Institution-level Statistics database from June 2012 to June 2014 and notes the intention to improve the identification of any future revisions.

Forthcoming issues

The next edition of the General Insurance Institution-level Statistics publication will be released on this webpage on the following date:

June 2016: 8 November 2017

Source of data

Data in this publication are sourced from regulatory returns submitted to APRA under the Financial Sector (Collection of Data) Act 2001 by authorised General Insurance companies, General Insurance groups and also data submitted by Lloyd's Australia.

For blank copies of the returns and associated instructions click here.

Feedback

For more information about the statistics in this publication:

E-mail: statistics@apra.gov.au 
 
or write to:

Manager, General Insurance Statistics
Australian Prudential Regulation Authority 
GPO Box 9836
Sydney NSW 2001