Industry Sales Statistics

Beacon Research: Average Credited Rates, 5-year-CD-type Annuities vs. 5-year Treasury Rates

Posted on January 1, 2010

The Series provides 60-month moving averages of credited rates drawn from the Beacon Research AnnuityNexus database.

Beacon Research: Total Fixed Annuity Sales by Product Type and by Distribution Channel

Posted on January 1, 2010

Total Fixed Annuity Sales by Product Type, by Distribution Channel, as Reported by Study Participants (in 1,000's) Fourth Quarter, 2009.

Annuity Assets Regain Pre-Crisis Levels

Posted on November 19, 2009

IRI today announced third quarter results for the variable annuity industry. The net assets of United States variable annuities posted an increase in year-to-year quarter comparisons for the first time in five quarters, advancing at a rate of 1.2 percent.

Annuity Sales Climb As Investors Re-enter Market

Posted on August 25, 2009

IRI today announced second quarter results for the variable annuity industry. The combined net assets of United States variable annuities rose more than 11 percent over the previous quarter, totaling more than $1.19 trillion.

NAVA Reports 1st Quarter Variable Annuity Industry Data

Posted on May 29, 2009

NAVA today announced first quarter results for the variable annuity industry. The combined net assets of U.S. variable annuities decreased 5.4% to slightly over $1 trillion, as compared to the end of the fourth quarter of 2008.