Key figures related to insurance claims due to the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake as of June 6, 2016(June 9, 2016

The General Insurance Association of Japan (GIAJ) has released the following updated figures as of June 6: the number of inquiries (*1), the number of settled cases (*2), the number of claim payments, and the total amount of claims paid for "Earthquake Insurance on Dwelling Risks".

The figures below were gathered from both domestic and foreign insurance companies.
Region / PrefectureNumber of
inquiries
(*1)
Number of
settled cases
(*2)
Number of
claim payments
Total amount of
claims paid
(in thousands of yen)
 Fukuoka 12,480 11,0897,670 5,014,359
 Saga 1,889 1,644 1,162 764,281
 Nagasaki584 517 335 177,435
 Kumamoto 190,426 162,417 150,996 259,384,053
 Oita 11,118 9,870 7,974 6,748,337
 Miyazaki 345 248 153 126,767
 Kagoshima 278 207 10959,271
 Other prefectures 505 408 220 130,874
 Total 217,625 186,400 168,589 272,405,377

*1 The number of inquiries includes the number of cases where insurance companies received requests for damage investigations, inquiries about earthquake insurance coverage, and requests for advice on policyholder contracts. The number includes inquiries for both buildings and contents.

*2 The number of settled cases includes the those cases where claims were paid as well as those where claims were withdrawn as a result of actual investigations. It also includes cases that were resolved when insurance companies received inquiries.