home insurance: 460 million euro cost caused burglar in 2009
The German home in 2009, insurers paid significantly more than last year for burglary and theft. Thus caused stolen property, broken windows and doors cost of 460 million €. Last year, the cost still at 420 million euros. These figures gave the General Association of German Insurers (GDV) is known.
It not only increased but the total cost, but there was also an increase in the average cost of a burglary. Sun Burglars targeted in 2008, an average of one claim in the amount of 1,103 €. In 2009, burglars targeted on average, a loss in the amount of 1,224 €. The reasons lie in the fact of the ever more valuable equipped apartments, laptops, flat screen televisions, smart phones, and Blu-ray player included.
is a positive development but, despite the increased costs. Had dropped the number of burglaries. There were still 390 000 burglaries in 2008. In 2009 there were only 370 000 burglaries.