Key figures related to insurance claims due to the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake as of June 13, 2016
(June 16, 2016

The General Insurance Association of Japan (GIAJ) has released the following updated figures as of June 13: 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 13,736 12,5488,737 5,666,791
 Saga 2,068 1,857 1,325 876,493
 Nagasaki624 557365 216,809
 Kumamoto 201,605 183,745 170,543 287,341,728
 Oita 11,927 10,788 8,763 7,433,969
 Miyazaki 365 294 186 163,604
 Kagoshima 297 236 13071,697
 Other prefectures 565 475 262 150,679
 Total 231,187 210,500 190,311 301,921,770

*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*2 The number of settled cases includes the those cases where claims were paid as well as those where claims were withdrawn as a result of actual investigations.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.