Estonia

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Location:
- Eastern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea and Gulf of Finland;
- Neighbours: Latvia, Russia, Finland.

Climate:
- maritime;
- wet, moderate winters;
- cool summers.

Natural hazards:
- floods in the spring;

Macro indicators
* 2018 estimates
Surface:45,227km2
Population*:1.3million
Pop. density*:29.2people/km2
GDP*:25.7EUR billion
GDP/capita*:19,459.1EUR

European Union:
EU member, since 2004

Currency: Euro
Code: EUR
Since: 2011
- replaced Estonian kroon (EEK)


Insurance market portfolio
* 2018 estimates
TOTAL LIFE*:17%
TOTAL NON-LIFE*:83%
Overall Property*:24%
Overall Motor*:48%


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Statistics

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Estonia 3Q2022 Market Portfolio

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Estonia 3Q2022 Insurance Companies Ranking


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Latest news




ESTONIA: the employer's health insurance has more than doubled in 1H

The Association of Estonian Insurance Companies (EKsL) and Turu-uuringute AS conducted a survey, according to which 46% of the population would like to join the employer's additional health insurance, mostly 31-40 year old people and non-Estonians, at the same time a quarter of the population has never heard of such insurance, EKsL said.







STATISTICS: Estonian insurers posted YE2021 aggregate GWP of almost half billion euro

Last year, Estonian insurance market totaled EUR 486.3 million in terms of GWP, up by 3.7% y-o-y, according to FY2021 market figures published by the Estonian National Statistics Board. The life insurance segment increased by 1.5% y-o-y to EUR 86.8 million, while in the case of non-life insurance market, the GWP amounted to EUR 399.5 million (82.1% of total), up by 4.2% y-o-y.


Estonia: 1 of 5 guilty drivers involved in parking accidents are leaving the scene

According to the data published by the Estonian Traffic Insurance Fund (LKF), during the first eleven months of 2021 there were reported about 29 thousand traffic accidents related to Motor TPL policies with a total loss of EUR 51 million. Of this total, about 11 thousand are parking accidents, with a total loss of EUR 12 million, with an average damage per claim file of EUR 1,085.







Estonia: The number of traffic accidents increased by a quarter in H1

According to the statistics of the Estonian Traffic Insurance Fund (LKF), during the first six months of the year 17,080 traffic accidents have occurred, with cars insured by Estonian insurers, which is 25% more than last year. Of this total, 15,790 traffic insurance cases were registered in Estonia and 1,290 abroad.