Key figures related to insurance claims due to the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake as of June 20, 2016
(June 23, 2016

The General Insurance Association of Japan (GIAJ) has released the following updated figures as of June 20: 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 14,963 13,3799,347 6,007,424
 Saga 2,278 2,006 1,439 956,627
 Nagasaki661 597393 236,750
 Kumamoto 207,845 194,282 179,921 301,440,151
 Oita 12,699 11,623 9,445 8,005,637
 Miyazaki 378 318 207 175,754
 Kagoshima 322 265 15279,713
 Other prefectures 603 511 282 194,338
 Total 239,749 222,981 201,186 317,096,394

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*2 The number of settled cases includes the those cases where claims were paid as well as those where claims were withdrawn as a result of actual investigations.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