As one of the most open insurance centres in the world, Hong Kong insurance industry currently employs more than 100,000 people, ranging from front-line intermediaries to back-office professionals including general insurance, professional brokerage, life insurance, underwriting, claims management, legal and compliance, policy operation, risk management, actuary, marketing and customer services etc.

At present, there are over 160 authorised insurers, with 12 of the world's top 20 insurers conducting business in Hong Kong.  According to the provisional statistics from the Insurance Authority, the total gross premiums of Hong Kong insurance industry reaching HK$538 billion in 2022. The insurance industry offers plenty of opportunities for career advancement and progression. Further details of the insurance industry are available at the Insurance Authority website (

* Figures as at September 2023

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