Estimated Insured Property Losses, U.S. Catastrophes, 2010-2019 (1)

 

Year Number of catastrophes Number of claims (millions) Dollars when occurred ($ billions) In 2019 dollars (2) ($ billions)
2010 34 2.4 $14.3 $16.7
2011 30 4.9 33.6 38.5
2012 26 4.0 35.0 39.3
2013 29 1.8 12.9 14.2
2014 32 2.1 15.5 16.8
2015 40 2.0 15.2 16.4
2016 43 3.0 21.7 23.0
2017 46 5.3 106.5 111.0
2018 55 3.0 50.0 50.9
2019 61 2.3 24.4 24.4
(1) Includes catastrophes causing insured property losses of at least $25 million in 1997 dollars and affecting a significant number of policyholders and insurers. Excludes losses covered by the federally administered National Flood Insurance Program. As of April 17, 2020. (2) Adjusted for inflation through 2019 by the Insurance Information Institute using the GDP implicit price deflator. Source: Property Claim Services® (PCS®), a unit of ISO®, a Verisk Analytics® company; Bureau of Economic Analysis.