Location map
author: OCHA/ ReliefWeb

- Northern Asia (the area west of the Urals is considered part of Europe), bordering the Arctic Ocean, between Europe and the North Pacific Ocean.
- Neighbours: Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, China, North Korea.

- ranges from steppes in the south through humid continental in much of European Russia;
- subarctic in Siberia to tundra climate in the polar north;
- winters vary from cool along Black Sea coast to frigid in Siberia;
- summers vary from warm in the steppes to cool along Arctic coast.

Natural hazards:
- permafrost over much of Siberia is a major impediment to development;
- volcanic activity in the Kuril Islands;
- volcanoes and earthquakes on the Kamchatka Peninsula;
- spring floods and summer/autumn forest fires throughout Siberia and parts of European Russia.

Macro indicators
* 2018 estimates
Pop. density*:8.4people/km2
GDP*:1,286.1EUR billion

Currency: Ruble
Code: RUB
Since: 1998

Insurance market portfolio
* 2018 estimates
Overall Property*:24%




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RUSSIA: SberLife Insurance made over 100,000 payments for credit insurance in 2021

In January-December 2021, SberLife Insurance made 100.2 thousand payments for insured events under voluntary life insurance contracts of borrowers of consumer and mortgage loans, and total amount of paid claims reached RUB 11.687 billion (~EUR 0.14 billion*). The number of claims increased by 29.4%, and amount - by 42.3% y-o-y, according to the insurer's press release.

RUSSIA: GWP received through intermediaries amounted to almost 74% of all market premiums for three quarters of the year

From January to September 2021, GWP of insurers through intermediaries increased by 21%, to RUB 998.6 billion (EUR 11.76 billion*). At the same time, for 9 months of 2020, GWP through intermediaries accounted for 72.5% of all market premiums, and at the end of 9 months of 2021, this share increased to 73.6%, ASN wrote referring to the data of the Central Bank.