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Annual Survey of Insurance Companies

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Purpose

The Annual Survey of Insurance Companies is made up of four separate surveys. The data are supplied to National Accounts customers for use in the compilation of the quarterly financial transactions accounts, financial balance sheets and the balance of payments.
 
Quarterly and annual income and expenditure surveys to insurance companies and a quarterly survey to pension funds provide estimates of trading profits, pension contributions and benefits and investment income which are used by National Accounts customers in the compilation of Gross Domestic Product, sector accounts and balance of payments. 

Annual Survey of Insurance Companies: Long-Term Business Balance Sheet

  • Selection Criteria - UK trading businesses registered for VAT and/or PAYE

  • Population - Approximately 375

  • Sample - Approximately 80

  • Frequency - Annual

  • Dispatch Date – Between 22 and 24 February

  • Return by Date – Between 7 and 9 June.
    Please Note - Dispatch and Return by dates are a guide. They are subject to change due to national holidays and weekends. 

Where are the data published?

Insurance Companies, Pension Funds and Trusts (MQ5).

Annual Survey of Insurance Companies: General Business Balance Sheet

  • Selection Criteria -  UK trading businesses registered for VAT and/or PAYE

  • Population -  Approximately 375

  • Sample -  Approximately 80

  • Frequency -  Annual

  • Dispatch Date – Between 22 and 24 February

  • Return by Date – Between 7 and 9 June.
    Please Note - Dispatch and Return by dates are a guide. They are subject to change due to national holidays and weekends

Where are the data published? 

Insurance Companies, Pension Funds and Trusts (MQ5).  

Annual Survey of Insurance Companies: Long-Term Business Income and Expenditure

  • Selection Criteria -  UK trading businesses registered for VAT and/or PAYE

  • Population -  Approximately 375

  • Sample -  Approximately 80

  • Frequency -  Annual

  • Dispatch Date – Between 22 and 24 February

  • Return by Date – Between 7 and 9 June.
    Please Note - Dispatch and Return by dates are a guide. They are subject to change due to national holidays and weekends   

Where are the data published?

Insurance Companies, Pension Funds and Trusts (MQ5).

Annual Survey of Insurance Companies: General Business Income and Expenditure

  • Selection Criteria - UK trading businesses registered for VAT and/or PAYE

  • Population - Approximately 80

  • Sample - Approximately 80

  • Frequency - Annual

  • Dispatch Date – Between 22 and 24 February

  • Return by Date – Between 7 and 9 June.
    Please Note - Dispatch and Return by dates are a guide. They are subject to change due to national holidays and weekends 

Where are the data published?

Insurance Companies, Pension Funds and Trusts (MQ5).

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