Industry Sales Statistics

IRI Releases First-Quarter 2014 Annuity Sales Report

Posted on June 12, 2014

IRI released first-quarter 2014 sales results for the U.S. annuity industry, based on data reported by Beacon Research and Morningstar. Industry-wide annuity sales in the quarter reached $56.1 billion, up 13.1 percent compared with first-quarter 2013.

Industry-Wide Annuity Sales Rise in 2013

Posted on March 27, 2014

IRI announced fourth-quarter and year-end 2013 sales results for the U.S. annuity industry, based on data by Morningstar and Beacon Research. Higher fixed and variable annuity total sales during the quarter pushed industry-wide sales to $59.3 billion.

Fixed Annuity Sales Push Industry-Wide Sales to Highest Level in Two Years

Posted on December 5, 2013

IRI announced final third-quarter 2013 sales results for the U.S. annuity industry, based on data reported by Morningstar, Inc. and Beacon Research. Industry-wide annuity sales reached $57.5 billion, the highest quarterly mark in two years.

Sales Swing Upward Across Annuity Industry During Second-Quarter 2013

Posted on September 3, 2013

IRI announced final second-quarter 2013 sales results for the U.S. annuity industry, based on data reported by Morningstar, Inc. and Beacon Research. Industry-wide annuity sales for the second quarter rose 9.9 percent to nearly $54.5 billion.

Quarter-to-Quarter Variable Annuity Sales Improve in Q1 2013

Posted on June 5, 2013

IRI announced final first-quarter 2013 sales results for the United States annuity industry, based on data reported by Morningstar, Inc. and Beacon Research. Industry-wide annuity sales for the first quarter reached nearly $49.6 billion.

Income Annuity Sales Continue to Climb into Record Territory

Posted on March 27, 2013

IRI today announced final fourth quarter and year-end 2012 sales results for the United States annuity industry, based on data reported by Morningstar, Inc. and Beacon Research.

Income Annuity Sales Set New Quarterly Record

Posted on December 3, 2012

IRI today announced final third quarter 2012 sales results for the United States annuity industry. Industry-wide annuity sales for the third quarter reached nearly $52.9 billion, down 4.3 percent from $55.3 billion in the previous quarter.

Quarterly Sales Increase across Annuity Industry

Posted on September 5, 2012

IRI announced final second-quarter 2012 sales results for the United States annuity industry, based on data reported by Morningstar, Inc. and Beacon Research. Industry-wide annuity sales for the second quarter were up 4.1 percent to nearly $55.3 billion.

Variable Annuity Net Assets Reach All-Time High

Posted on June 7, 2012

The Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) today announced final first quarter 2012 sales results for the United States annuity industry, based on data reported by Morningstar, Inc. and Beacon Research.

Variable Annuity Sales Reach Pre-Crisis Levels

Posted on March 12, 2012

IRI today announced final fourth quarter and year-end 2011 results for the United States annuity industry, based on data reported by Morningstar, Inc. and Beacon Research.