2019-20 catastrophe claims data

Insurance claims from the devastating summer bushfires and destructive hailstorm that affected householders and small businesses across the country continue to made.

The latest bushfire claims data

The estimated insured value of the bushfire catastrophe as at 23 March 2020 is $2.2 billion and the number of lodged claims is; 31079.

The maximum number of claims are from NSW (81 per cent) followed by VIC (eight per cent), SA (eight per cent) and QLD (three per cent).

January hailstorms claims figures

The estimated value (23 March 2020) for damage caused by hailstorms that struck eastern Melbourne, the Australian Capital Territory and parts of New South Wales on Sunday 19 Jan and Monday 20 Jan is, $1.2 billion from 107932 (over 60000 for motor vehicles) lodged claims.

The current breakdown of the state impacts are: ACT at 57 per cent of claims, VIC at 30 per cent and NSW at 13 per cent.

Publicly available data on the 2019-20 bushfires can be accessed here and on the January hailstorms can be accessed here.