South Carolina Insurance Claims & Adjusters Stats

2021 South Carolina Insurance Adjuster Employment
Adjusters* Per Office Independent Ratio Management Ratio
14,340 9 1:3.7 1:6.9
SOURCES: The Claims Pages Adjuster Services Department      * In-State & Out-of-State Adjusters
2021 South Carolina Insurance Company Breakdown
Largest Adjuster Concentration Largest Number of Adjusters
Columbia - 522 Allstate Insurance Company
SOURCES: The Claims Pages Adjuster Services Department
2013 South Carolina Incurred Losses
Type of Loss Total Incurred Losses
Property / Casualty $3,627,063,000
Automotive $1,852,332,000
Homeowners $457,530,000
Commercial $1,261,536,000
Workers' Comp $370,686,000
TOTAL $7,569,147,000
SOURCES: SNL Financial LC. Insurance Information Institute. 2013.
South Carolina Tornadoes and Related Deaths
Total Tornado Count Related Fatalities
7 0
SOURCES: U.S. Department of Commerce, Storm Prediction Center, National Weather Service.
South Carolina Wildfire Count and Coverage
Total Wildfire Count Acres Burned
1,374 8,312
SOURCES: National Interagency Fire Center.
South Carolina Department of Insurance
Raymond G Farmer, Director
PO Box 100105
Columbia, SC 29202
Phone: 803-737-6160
South Carolina Quick Stats
The 2013 insurance company claims payments in South Carolina as measured by direct property/casualty incurred losses, were $3,600,000,000.
The insurance industry provided 41,430 jobs in South Carolina in 2013, according to the Department of Commerce. These jobs accounted for about $2,264,510,000 in compensation in South Carolina.
$3,650,000,000 of the South Carolina gross state product was contributed by the insurance industry, accounting for 2.1% of the GSP.
Direct premiums written by property/casualty insurance companies in South Carolina totaled $7,516,298,000 in 2013.
Life/health premiums in South Carolina totaled $7,807,000,000 in 2013 (including life insurance, annuities, accident and health insurance, deposit type funds and other considerations).
Life insurance claims and benefits payouts in South Carolina totaled $5,500,000,000 in 2013. Includes life insurance, death benefits, matured endowments, annuity benefits and other life insurance benefits. This does not include accident and health.
The South Carolina surplus lines market accounted for $409,800,000 in gross premiums written in 2013, according to a survey by Business Insurance.
Premium taxes paid by insurance companies in South Carolina totaled $150,213,000 in 2013.
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