• 0.4%: Percent decline in net written insurance premiums in 2007.
  • 91.8%: Percent drop in net after-tax income in the first nine months of 2008.
  • $300 billion: Amount insurers contribute to the nation’s annual gross domestic product.
  • $3.3 billion: Approximate direct premiums written for annuities in 2007.
  • $1.8 billion: Approximate direct premiums written for life insurance in 2007.
  • $6.7 billion: Approximate direct premiums written for accident and health insurance in 2007.

Source: Insurance Information Institute