Gen Re Announces 2016 U.S. Group Term Life Market Survey Results
Issue: May 2017 | Life/Health North America
For immediate release
Portland, ME, May 9, 2017 … Gen Re has released results of the 2016 U.S. Group Term Life Market Survey, the annual industry benchmark survey covering Group Term Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) in-force and new sales premium results for the U.S. market, representing combined employer-paid and employee-paid business.
According to the participating companies (29 for Group Term Life; 27 for AD&D), sales and in-force premium growth was positive for both products. Key observations include:
Reported Group Term Life new sales volume among participants showed a 7% gain over 2015. At $82,138, the average face amount for new Group Term Life policies was also up by 7% in 2016.
A summary report is available online at www.genre.com/lhsurveys.
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