National Flood Insurance Program, 1980-2018 (1)

 

    Losses paid  
Year Policies in force at year-end Number Amount ($000) Average paid flood claim
1980 2,103,851 41,918 $230,414 $5,497
1985 2,016,785 38,676 368,239 9,521
1990 2,477,861 14,766 167,897 11,371
1995 3,476,829 62,441 1,295,578 20,749
2000 4,369,087 16,362 251,721 15,384
2005 4,962,011 213,593 17,770,443 83,198
2009 5,700,235 31,034 779,974 25,133
2010 5,645,436 29,164 773,706 26,529
2011 5,646,144 78,236 2,429,440 31,053
2012 5,620,017 151,849 9,516,995 62,674
2013 5,568,642 18,118 492,542 27,185
2014 5,406,725 12,907 380,222 29,459
2015 5,205,094 25,798 1,028,338 39,861
2016 5,081,470 59,332 3,693,244 62,247
2017 5,133,785 95,235 8,736,386 91,735
2018 5,178,978 31,801 1,354,075 42,580
(1) Data in this chart may not match similar data shown elsewhere from the same source due to the use of different exhibits. Source: U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency.