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Number of Residential and Earthquake Policies In-Force - Exhibit C

(Revised 10/4/02)

Exhibit C shows the number of residential property and Earthquake policies in-force. The exhibit illustrates that the overall residential market steadily increased over the five (5) years while the Earthquake market decreased. Thus, the percentage of residential policies with Earthquake coverage has decreased to 15.7% in 2000 from over 31.4% in 1996.

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Year Total Residential Policies In-Force Residential EQ Policies In-Force
1996 7,600,348 2,385,746
1997 7,888,439 1,540,846
1998 7,863,075 1,371,662
1999 8,117,239 1,363,194
2000 8,164,975 1,282,400

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