Key figures related to insurance claims due to the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake as of June 27, 2016
(June 30, 2016

The General Insurance Association of Japan (GIAJ) has released the following updated figures as of June 27: 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 15,875 14,2739,976 6,388,864
 Saga 2,474 2,162 1,549 1,050,806
 Nagasaki693 628419 252,587
 Kumamoto 211,114 201,778 186,684 312,006,363
 Oita 13,371 12,312 9,979 8,321,410
 Miyazaki 387 336 216 187,700
 Kagoshima 330 297 16585,971
 Other prefectures 621 549 305 238,350
 Total 244,865 232,335 209,293 328,532,051

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*2 The number of settled cases includes the those cases where claims were paid as well as those where claims were withdrawn as a result of actual investigations.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