The Unum family of businesses

For nearly 170 years, Unum has worked to provide crucial financial protection to our customers' employees and their families. Through our three primary operating segments, we protect more than 36 million people.


In the United States, Unum is a market leader in group and individual disability benefits, one of the largest providers of group life and voluntary workplace benefits, and a growing dental and vision carrier.

Market positions1


Long Term Disability Insurance


Universal & Whole Life Insurance


Short Term Disability Insurance


Accident Insurance


Critical Illness Insurance

in the U.K.

Unum UK is the leading provider of group income protection and critical illness coverage in the United Kingdom, as well as a provider of life and dental benefits.

Market positions2

  • #1 Group Income Protection Insurance
  • #3 Group Critical Illness Insurance
  • #5 Group Life Insurance


Colonial Life is one of America’s leading providers of voluntary worksite benefits, including disability, life, accident, critical illness, cancer, hospitalization, dental and vision coverage.

Market positions1

  • #2 Short Term Disability Insurance
  • #2 Universal and Whole Life Insurance
  • #2 Cancer Insurance
  • #3 Accident Insurance
  • #4 Hospital Indemnity Insurance

1 Eastbridge Consulting Group, 2017 U.S. Voluntary/Worksite Sales Report, based on 2017 sales

2 Swiss Re, Group Watch 2018, based on inforce premium