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  • General Insurance business paid claims worth $430 million (Sh53.25 billion) between July – September, a 13.4 precent increase compared to $379 million (Sh46.97 billion) paid in the same period last year. 
  • Medical, motor private and motor commercial had the highest amounts of paid claims at 44.5 percent. 
  • The insurers reported claims incurred amounting to $459 million (Sh56.85 billion during the period under review. 

Kenya’s General Insurance Business paid claims worth $430 million (Sh53.25 billion) between July and September, a 13.4 precent increase compared to $379 million (Sh46.97) billion paid in the same period last year.

The Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA) Quarter 3 statistics report indicate that medical, motor private and motor commercial had the highest amounts of paid claims at 44.5 percent (Sh23.67 billion), 24.6 percent (Sh13.12 billion) and 21.5 percent (Sh11.43 billion) respectively jointly constituting 90.6 percent of all claims paid by general insurers.

The insurers reported claims incurred …

  • Kenya’s Insurance industry premiums increased by 11.4 percent to hit $2.379 billion in the third quarter of (Q3) 2022 from $2.13 billion in Q3 2021
  • The growth is attributed to the continued economic recovery from the negative effect of COVID-19 in 2020 and 2021.
  • Long term insurance business premiums stood at $1.0349 billion accounting for 43.5 percent of the total industry premium while general business premiums amounted to $1.34 billion (56.5 percent).

Kenya’s Insurance industry premiums increased by 11.4 percent to hit Ksh 293 billion ($2.379b) in the third quarter of (Q3) 2022 from Ksh 263 billion ($2.13b) in Q3 2021, latest data from the Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA)) indicates. 

The insurance industry report for the period July – September 2022 attributes the growth to the continued economic recovery from the negative effect of COVID-19 in 2020 and 2021.

Long term insurance business premiums stood at $1.0349 billion  accounting