Asia Pacific Mortality Protection Gap - The time for action is now

Turner, Paul; Alexander, David
February 2012
Asia Insurance Review;Feb2012, p30
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the findings of a study published by Swiss Reinsurance Co. related to total mortality protection gap in the insurance markets of the Asia-Pacific region. The study revealed that aggregate mortality protection gap across 12 insurance markets in the Pacific area has increased from 16 trillion dollars in 2000 to 41 trillion dollars in 2010. Also presented is a chart listing mortality protection gap in various countries from 2000-2010 including China, India, and Japan.


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