California Insurance Claims & Adjusters Stats

2021 California Insurance Adjuster Employment
Adjusters* Per Office Independent Ratio Management Ratio
19,544 9 1:4.4 1:6.6
SOURCES: The Claims Pages Adjuster Services Department      * In-State & Out-of-State Adjusters
2021 California Insurance Company Breakdown
Largest Adjuster Concentration Largest Number of Adjusters
San Diego - 687 Allstate Insurance Co
SOURCES: The Claims Pages Adjuster Services Department
2013 California Incurred Losses
Type of Loss Total Incurred Losses
Property / Casualty $33,523,386,000
Automotive $12,720,741,000
Homeowners $3,160,657,000
Commercial $17,223,123,000
Workers' Comp $7,029,735,000
TOTAL $73,657,642,000
SOURCES: SNL Financial LC. Insurance Information Institute. 2013.
California Tornadoes and Related Deaths
Total Tornado Count Related Fatalities
11 0
SOURCES: U.S. Department of Commerce, Storm Prediction Center, National Weather Service.
California Wildfire Count and Coverage
Total Wildfire Count Acres Burned
7,865 555,044
SOURCES: National Interagency Fire Center.
California Department of Insurance
Ricardo Lara, Commissioner
320 Capitol Mall 17th Fl
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: 800-967-9331
California Quick Stats
The 2013 insurance company claims payments in California as measured by direct property/casualty incurred losses, were $33,500,000,000.
The insurance industry provided 289,304 jobs in California in 2013, according to the Department of Commerce. These jobs accounted for about $21,060,971,000 in compensation in California.
$30,574,000,000 of the California gross state product was contributed by the insurance industry, accounting for 1.4% of the GSP.
Direct premiums written by property/casualty insurance companies in California totaled $61,708,000,000 in 2013.
Life/health premiums in California totaled $59,865,000,000 in 2013 (including life insurance, annuities, accident and health insurance, deposit type funds and other considerations).
Life insurance claims and benefits payouts in California totaled $43,900,000,000 in 2013. Includes life insurance, death benefits, matured endowments, annuity benefits and other life insurance benefits. This does not include accident and health.
The California surplus lines market accounted for $5,306,000,000 in gross premiums written in 2013, according to a survey by Business Insurance.
Premium taxes paid by insurance companies in California totaled $2,242,379,000 in 2013.
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