Key figures related to insurance claims due to Typhoon No. 21 (Typhoon Jebi) and Typhoon No. 24 (Typhoon Trami) as of Nov. 5.
(Nov. 19, 2018

The General Insurance Association of Japan (GIAJ) has released the following updated figures as of Nov. 5: the number of insurance claims due to "Typhoon No. 21 (Typhoon Jebi)" and "Typhoon No. 24 (Typhoon Trami)" .

The figures below were gathered from both domestic and foreign insurance companies.

Typhoon No. 21 (Typhoon Jebi)

Region / Prefecture Number of accepted claims
Coverage for damage to own vehicle Fire insurance Miscellaneous insurance including accident insurance Total
Number of insured automobiles Number of policies Number of policies
Shiga 3,347 24,759 381 28,487
Kyoto 6,702 68,107 631 75,440
Osaka 64,611 324,078 5,932 394,621
Hyogo 8,123 37,320 813 46,256
Nara 867 14,283 129 15,279
Wakayama 6,049 36,906 502 43,457
Other prefectures 19,229 188,857 13,465 221,551
Total 108,928 694,310 21,853 825,091

 

Coverage for damage to own vehicle

Fire insurance

Miscellaneous insurance including accident insurance

Total

 

Number of insured automobiles

Total amount of
claims paid
(in thousands of yen)

Number of policies

Total amount of
claims paid
(in thousands of yen)

Number of policies

Total amount of
claims paid
(in thousands of yen)

Numbers of insured automobiles and policies

Total amount of
claims paid
(in thousands of yen)

Shiga

2,990

1,179,074

23,109

16,583,426

279

286,562

26,378

18,049,062

Kyoto

5,996

2,564,018

64,168

46,093,905

364

266,618

70,528

48,924,541

Osaka

59,509

30,935,469

309,814

274,193,268

4,235

3,292,648

373,558

308,421,385

Hyogo

7,344

9,135,502

34,751

35,203,162

733

1,659,289

42,828

45,997,953

Nara

769

326,110

13,352

8,080,105

88

40,647

14,209

8,446,862

Wakayama

5,525

2,295,115

35,380

26,991,843

400

318,588

41,305

29,605,546

Other prefectures

16,574

6,096,595

175,659

115,358,529

11,718

4,202,780

203,951

125,657,904

Total

98,707

52,531,883

656,233

522,504,238

17,817

10,067,132

772,757

585,103,253

Typhoon No. 24 (Typhoon Trami)

Region / Prefecture Number of accepted claims
Coverage for damage to own vehicle Fire insurance Miscellaneous insurance including accident insurance Total
Number of insured automobiles Number of policies Number of policies
Ibaraki 1,164 13,530 280 14,974
Saitama 2,086 28,392 515 30,993
Chiba 1,857 27,211 574 29,642
Tokyo 2,541 50,872 1,352 54,765
Kanagawa 3,246 47,119 749 51,114
Shizuoka 7,416 50,506 713 58,635
Aichi 2,469 22,820 353 25,642
Miyazaki 1,666 18,315 211 20,192
Kagoshima 1,198 14,647 369 16,214
Other prefectures 7,716 64,501 5,309 77,526
Total 31,359 337,913 10,425 379,697

 

Coverage for damage to own vehicle

Fire insurance

Miscellaneous insurance including accident insurance

Total

 

Number of insured automobiles

Total amount of
claims paid
(in thousands of yen)

Number of policies

Total amount of
claims paid
(in thousands of yen)

Number of policies

Total amount of
claims paid
(in thousands of yen)

Numbers of insured automobiles and policies

Total amount of
claims paid
(in thousands of yen)

Ibaraki

1,020

306,732

12,541

6,894,548

206

70,621

13,767

7,271,901

Saitama

1,772

558,063

26,439

13,921,431

356

145,115

28,567

14,624,609

Chiba

1,591

517,934

25,528

13,582,164

449

145,112

27,568

14,245,210

Tokyo

2,156

695,507

47,632

26,432,578

1,104

404,794

50,892

27,532,879

Kanagawa

2,779

926,556

44,091

24,354,139

511

216,228

47,381

25,496,923

Shizuoka

6,790

2,057,179

47,786

26,761,428

560

248,493

55,136

29,067,100

Aichi

2,226

651,065

21,627

10,964,810

274

134,922

24,127

11,750,797

Miyazaki

1,501

486,862

17,534

10,683,550

187

77,584

19,222

11,247,996

Kagoshima

1,081

256,456

14,053

8,426,346

345

151,387

15,479

8,834,189

Other prefectures

6,860

2,053,098

60,875

33,326,222

4,782

1,896,978

72,517

37,276,298

Total

27,776

8,509,452

318,106

175,347,216

8,774

3,491,234

354,656

187,347,902

10 Largest Claims Paid for Typhoons and Windstorms in Japan (as of March 30, 2018)

(in billions of yen)

Name of Disaster Place Date Claims Paid
Fire and Miscellaneous Automobile Marine Total
1 Typhoon No. 19
(Typhoon Mireille)
Nationwide Sep. 26-28, 1991 522.5 26.9 18.5 568.0
2 Typhoon No. 18
(Typhoon Songda)
Nationwide Sep. 4-8, 2004 356.4 25.9 5.1 387.4
3 Snowfall, Feb. 2014 Kanto Feb. 2014 298.4 24.1 - 322.4
4 Typhoon No. 18
(Typhoon Bart)
Kumamoto, Yamaguchi, Fukuoka, etc. Sep. 21-25, 1999 284.7 21.2 8.8 314.7
5 Typhoon No. 15
(Typhoon Goni)
Nationwide Aug.24-26, 2015 156.1 8.1 - 164.2
6 Typhoon No. 7
(Typhoon Vicki)
Kinki Sep. 22, 1998 151.4 6.1 2.4 159.9
7 Typhoon No. 23
(Typhoon Tokage)
Western Part of the Nation Oct. 20, 2004 111.2 17.9 8.9 138.0
8 Typhoon No. 13
(Typhoon Shanshan)
Fukuoka, Saga, Nagasaki, Miyazaki, etc. Sep. 15-20, 2006 116.1 14.7 1.2 132.0
9 Typhoon No. 21
(Typhoon Lan)
Nationwide Oct.21-23, 2017 114.6 7.1 - 121.7
10 Typhoon No. 16
(Typhoon Chaba)
Nationwide Aug.30-31, 2004 103.8 13.8 3.5 121.0

Note:Figures are for GIAJ member direct insurers, and do not include foreign insurers or others.