2020 in a nutshell

Economic losses
Total
USD 202 billion
2019: USD 150 bn
10-year average: USD 222 bn
Natural catastophes
USD 190 billion
Man-made
USD 12 billion
USD 0.24%
of global GDP
10-year average: 0.26%
Insured losses
Total
USD 89 billion
2019: USD 63 bn
10-year average: USD 79 bn
Natural catastophes
USD 81 billion
Man-made
USD 8 billion
USD 4.9% of global property
direct premiums written
10-year average: 4.7%
Natural catastrophe
insured losses
Total
USD 81 billion
2019: USD 54 bn
10-year average: USD 74 bn
Secondary peril
USD 57.4 billion (71%)
2019: USD 31.9 bn
Primary peril
USD 23.2 billion (29%)
2019: USD 22.5 bn
Victims
7 993
Catastrophe events
274
Global protection gap
USD
87 bn
USD
113 bn
USD
143 bn
2019
2020
10-year
average

Source: Swiss Re Institute