Facts and figures

Key facts and figures from the Lloyd's market.

Lloyd's is the world's specialist insurance and reinsurance market

With expertise earned over centuries, Lloyd's is the foundation of the insurance industry and the future of it. Led by expert underwriters and brokers who cover more than 200 territories, the Lloyd's market develops the essential, complex and critical insurance needed to underwrite human progress.

Backed by diverse global capital and excellent financial ratings, Lloyd's works with a global to grow the insured world - building resilience for businesses and local communities and strengthening economic growth around the world.

Latest results

Following one of the costliest years for natural catastrophes in the past decade, Lloyd’s announced an aggregated market loss of £2bn for 2017.

The key financial figures are:

  • Aggregated market pre-tax loss of £2bn (2016: profit of £2.1bn)
  • Gross written premiums of £33.6bn (2016: £29.9bn)
  • Combined ratio of 114.0% (2016: 97.9%)
  • Major claims for 2017 were £4.5bn (2016: £2.1bn)

Find out more about claims at Lloyd's

View our 2017 Annual Report online

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