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List of Statistical Reports

Statistical reports are available for all SFAA members in electronic format on the SFAA Member Access portion of this website. Statistical reports are available to non-members for purchase. Information about our data collection process, descriptions of reports, and a printable report order form are available through this page.

There are two primary sources of data for SFAA statistical reports. The first source is financial statement data. The SFAA collects financial statements from affiliated companies that write fidelity and/or surety business. For a list and descriptions of reports based on financial statement data, click here. For information about financial statement reporting, click here. The second data source is data reported under the SFAA Fidelity and Surety Statistical Plan. SFAA collects detailed statistics from affiliated companies that write fidelity and/or surety business. For a list and descriptions of reports based on Statistical Plan data, click here. For information about Statistical Plan reporting, click here.

If you would like to purchase statistical reports, please mail a completed statistical report order form along with your payment to the SFAA. Please note that we cannot fill any orders without receiving payment. The year listed after the report title is the most recent year available for that report.


Report Release Schedule

 Statistical Report Name Typical Preliminary Release  Typical Final Release
Construction Loss Severity Study Released approximately every 2 years
 

Financial Statement Data Reports

Top 100 Writers May September
Fifty Largest Writers by State May September
Industry Insurance Exhibit Data June September
Quarterly Results 1st Qtr (June); 2nd Qtr (Sept); 3rd Qtr (Dec) NA

Statistical Plan Data Reports

Countrywide Classification Experience June October
Classification Experience Summaries June October
12-Year Summaries July October
5-Year Class Experience Summaries July October
Cause of Loss July October
Fast Track May NA

Construction Loss Severity Study - 2012
This is an industry Construction Loss Severity Study ("Study") for contractors operating in the United States and Puerto Rico. The Study includes the development of a model for calculating both the Probable Expected Loss ("PEL") and Probable Maximum Loss ("PML") for contract surety losses on a contractor level. The model is designed to support the risk management needs of surety companies and related businesses that operate in the United States contract surety industry. The Study is in Adobe .pdf format and includes an introduction and background of the data collection. Statistical results of the data collection are included in this document. Also, an explanation of the development and application of the PEL and PML model is provided. The PEL and PML model is in excel format and calculates PEL and PML figures based on criteria supplied by the user.


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Statistical Reports: Financial Statement Data

Top 100 Writers of Fidelity and Surety Bonds - 2013 Preliminary / 2012 Final
Exhibits showing the rankings of the top 100 writers of fidelity bonds and the top 100 writers of surety bonds. The ranking includes only those members and statistical affiliates of the SFAA which have furnished us with copies of their Annual Statements.

Fifty Largest Writers by State - 2013 Preliminary / 2012 Final
Exhibits showing the rankings of the fifty largest writers of fidelity bonds and the fifty largest writers of surety bonds for each state and U.S. territory.

Industry Insurance Expense Exhibit Data - 2013 Preliminary / 2012 Final
Exhibit based on the Insurance Expense Exhibits of all members and statistical affiliates of the SFAA. This report shows the consolidated industry results for each of the last five calendar years.


Statistical Reports: Statistical Plan Data

All 2004 statistical reports have been updated to reflect the most recent data reported. Please note that data from a large carrier has been excluded from the results shown in the 2004 statistical reports because the carrier was unable to verify their results. Therefore, all 2004 statistical reports will remain preliminary until this issue is resolved.

Countrywide Classification Experience - 2012 Final

Report reflecting the consolidated results of all companies which report statistics to the SFAA in accordance with the SFAA Fidelity and Surety Statistical Plan. The following information is provided for each three-digit classification code for fidelity and surety:

  • direct premiums written
  • direct premiums earned
  • direct losses incurred
  • direct loss ratio

Statewide and Countrywide Classification Experience Summaries - 2012 Final

Report reflecting the consolidated results of all companies which report statistics to the SFAA in accordance with the SFAA Fidelity and Surety Statistical Plan. The following information is provided for each subline of fidelity and surety:

  • direct premiums written
  • direct premiums earned
  • direct losses incurred
  • direct loss ratio

Separate data is provided for each state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and Countrywide.

Fidelity Classification Experience 12-Year Summaries - 2012 Final

Report reflecting the consolidated results of all companies which report statistics to the SFAA in accordance with the SFAA Fidelity and Surety Statistical Plan. The following information is provided for each subline of fidelity:

  • direct premiums written
  • direct premiums earned
  • direct losses incurred
  • direct loss ratio

Surety Classification Experience 12-Year Summaries - 2012 Final

Report reflecting the consolidated results of all companies which report statistics to the SFAA in accordance with the SFAA Fidelity and Surety Statistical Plan. The following information is provided for each subline of surety:

  • direct premiums written
  • direct premiums earned
  • direct losses incurred
  • direct loss ratio

Fidelity 5-Year Class Experience Summaries - 2012 Final

Report reflecting the consolidated results of all companies which report statistics to the SFAA in accordance with the SFAA fidelity and Surety Statistical Plan in the past five years. The following is provided for each three-digit classification code for fidelity. direct premiums written by state and U.S. total direct premiums earned by state and U.S. total direct losses incurred by state and U.S. total direct loss ratio by state and U.S. total.

Surety 5-Year Class Experience Summaries - 2012 Final

Report reflecting the consolidated results of all companies which report statistics to the SFAA in accordance with the SFAA fidelity and Surety Statistical Plan in the past five years. The following is provided for each three-digit classification code for surety.

  • direct premiums written by state and U.S. total
  • direct premiums earned by state and U.S. total
  • direct losses incurred by state and U.S. total
  • direct loss ratio by state and U.S. total

Cause of Loss Experience Financial Institutions Bonds - 2012 Final
Report reflecting the consolidated results of all companies which report statistics to the SFAA in accordance with the SFAA Fidelity and Surety Statistical Plan. Report provides the breakdown of fidelity losses paid on a peril by peril basis for each of the major categories of bonds.

Fast Track Fidelity and Surety Results - 2013
Report providing a projection of the Countrywide Classification Experience Report. This report usually is released in April, several months prior to the release of the Country Classification Experience Report. The following information is provided:

  • direct premiums written
  • direct premiums earned
  • direct losses incurred
  • direct loss ratio

for the following categories:

  • total surety
  • contract surety
  • commercial surety
  • total fidelity
  • financial institutions
  • mercantile establishments and governmental entities

 


Please direct any questions about SFAA statistical reports to Ed O'Donnell at 202-778-3632 or eodonnell@surety.org.

Last updated 6/13/2014

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