# Ogden discount rate example

Ogden tables are a set of statistical tables and other information for use in court cases in the UK. Their purpose is to make it easier to calculate future losses in personal injury and fatal accident cases. The tables take into account life expectancy and provide a range of discount rates from -2.0% to 3.0% in steps of 0.5%. Tables of multipliers in the current 7th edition of the Ogden Tables are not tabulated at a rate of return of minus 0.25%. Hence supplementary tables have been issued which provide multipliers at the current tabulated discount rates, together with multipliers calculated at discount rates of minus 0.25% and minus 0.75%. This update provides background to the change in the Ogden Discount Rate and the possible implications of this going forward. The Lord Chancellor announced on Monday, 15 July 2019 a change in the ‘Ogden Discount rate’ which has moved from -0.75% to -0.25%. Deloitte comment on the Ogden discount rate. Today the Lord Chancellor announced an increase to the personal injury discount rate, from the current minus 0.75% to minus 0.25%, effective on 5 August 2019. The Ogden rate forms part of the calculation for funding future losses in personal injury and fatal accident cases. When courts assess compensation awards and how much interest the money awarded will earn when invested, they take into account the Ogden or ‘discount’ rate.

## From 20 March 2017, the discount rate applied when calculating compensation for future losses in personal injury claims reduced from the 2.5% rate set in 2001 to -0.75%. To what is the discount rate applied? Damages in personal injury claims…

27 Feb 2017 Accordingly, in determining the compensation amount, courts apply a calculation called the Discount Rate, also known as the Ogden Rate,  1 Apr 2019 The Lord Chancellor David Gauke MP is widely expected to raise what is known as the 'Ogden discount rate'. In theory this would mean  7 Oct 2015 As an example, consider a multiplier selected from the Ogden Tables. The future cash flows being valued are £1 p.a. and the probability that each  9 Oct 2017 Features of the calculator include the ability to: Instantly calculate all life and earnings multipliers at discount rates ranging from -1.00% to + 2.5

### OF OGDEN DISCOUNT RATE MAY 2017. BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE OF DISCOUNT RATE What has happened Implications on claims settlements Examples of claims impacted Pricing implications The future. 2. TO PLACE THE INJURED DISCOUNT RATE IMPACT CLAIMS EXAMPLE CLAIM 3 500,000 400,000 300,000 200,000

7 Sep 2017 UK to Alter 'Ogden Rate' Used to Calculate Personal Injury An outcry from insurers led to a government consultation on how the rate is calculated. “The key will be precisely how the discount rate is to be set in the future

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