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Location:
- in eastern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea;
- Neighbours: Lithuania, Estonia, Russia, Belarus.

Climate:
- maritime climate with wet, moderate winters.

Macro indicators
* 2018 estimates
Surface:64,589km2
Population*:1.9million
Pop. density*:29.9people/km2
GDP*:29.5EUR billion
GDP/capita*:15,262.6EUR

European Union:
EU member, since 2004

Currency: Euro
Code: EUR
Since: 2014
- replaced Latvian lats (LVL)


Insurance market portfolio
* 2018 estimates
TOTAL LIFE*:19%
TOTAL NON-LIFE*:81%
Overall Property*:12%
Overall Motor*:32%


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Statistics

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Latvia 3Q2022 Insurance Companies Ranking

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Latvia 3Q22 Market Portfolio


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Latest news






STATISTICS: Latvia, 1H2022: Insurers' profits more than halved y-o-y to EUR 8.16 million

Latvian insurers' January-June 2022 aggregate GWP (local and EU branches, summed-up) expanded by more than 20% to almost EUR 490 million, while the amount paid claims and indemnities increased by 29% y-o-y to EUR 321.5 million, according to the half-year figures published by The Financial and Capital Market Commission of Latvia (FKTK).

LATVIA: insurers received three times more travel insurance claims y-o-y

In July, Riga Airport served twice as many passengers as a year ago. Insurance companies in Latvia have received three times more claims under travel insurance. Although the intensity of tourism has not yet returned to the pre-Covid level, this summer is very active for both travelers and insurers, said Janis ABASINS, president of the Latvian Insurers' Association.




STATISTICS: LATVIA Q1 2022: insurers' business increased to over a quarter of billion euro

At the end of March 2022, Latvian insurers' aggregate GWP (local and EU branches, summed-up) totaled EUR 252.67 million, up by 17.37% y-o-y, while the amount paid in claims and indemnities increased by 36.29% y-o-y to EUR 174.57 million, according to the quarterly figures published by The Financial and Capital Market Commission of Latvia (FKTK).









Latvian insurers' end-September profits expanded by 9% y-o-y

According to the Q3 2021 market data published by the Financial and Capital Market Commission (FKTK), Latvian insurers' aggregate net profits expanded by EUR 2.1 million (or by 9% y-o-y) to EUR 25.2 million (vs. EUR 23.1 million).