Key figures related to insurance claims due to the northern Osaka Earthquake as of July 2, 2018
(July 6, 2018

The General Insurance Association of Japan (GIAJ) has released the following updated figures as of July 2: 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
Number of
settled cases
Number of
claim payments
Total amount of
claims paid
(in thousands of yen)
 Shiga 24682 42 27,599
 Kyoto 5,7281,686 1,022 707,358
 Osaka 67,24122,236 16,091 12,350,281
 Hyogo 4,2371,275 663 449,988
 Nara 1,077320 176 142,971
 Other prefectures 30973 16 11,650
Total 78,838 25,672 18,010 13,689,847

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*2 The number of settled cases includes the those cases where claims were paid as well as those where claims were withdrawn as a result of actual investigations.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