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Document and Entity Information
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2014
May 06, 2014
Share Capital - Ordinary Shares [Member]
May 06, 2014
Series A Non-Voting Convertible Ordinary Shares [Member]
Document Information [Line Items]      
Document Type 10-Q    
Amendment Flag false    
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2014    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2014    
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1    
Trading Symbol ESGR    
Entity Registrant Name Enstar Group LTD    
Entity Central Index Key 0001363829    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   15,802,243 2,725,637