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created Feb 27, 2013

updated Feb 22, 2016

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Life insurance in force is the total value of life insurance policies that a company has issued. It is normally the sum of face amounts plus dividends outstanding that a company would have to pay out at the death of an individual. The amounts given here are for policyholders who reside in New York.

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Data Provided By
New York State Department of Financial Services
Source Link
http://www.dfs.ny.gov/reportpub/dfs_reportpub.htm
Dataset Summary
Organization
Insurance Division, Life Bureau
Time Period
1996 — Present
Posting Frequency
Annually
Data Frequency
Annually
Dataset Owner
Insurance Division, Life Bureau
Contact Information
Bureau email contact currently unavailable
Coverage
Statewide
Granularity
Year
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Dollars (in billions)
Notes
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The data is obtained from insurance company annual statements, which become a public record once they are filed. Information in the statements can be obtained from the Department of Financial Services through the Freedom of Information Law (FOIL).
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Limitations
These figures are limited to life insurance companies licensed to do business in New York. Insurance purchased out of state by individuals who currently reside in New York would slightly increase the totals.
Dataset Information
Agency
Financial Services, Department of
Common Core
Publisher
State of New York
Contact Name
Open Data NY
Contact Email
opendata@its.ny.gov
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