Life insurance market: Positive net inflows in April 2019

Net inflows for April 2019 were 3,4 billion euros.

From the start of the year, insurance companies collected 50.4 billion Euros of premiums (compared to 49.1 billion Euros over the same period in 2018). Payments to unit-linked products accounted for 11.7 billion Euros from the start of the year, i.e. 23 % of premiums.

Over the same period insurance companies paid out benefits of 39.2 billion Euros.

Net inflows from the beginning of the year were 11.2 billion Euros.

At end April 2019 in-force life insurance business (mathematical provisions + profit sharing provisions) stood at 1 745 billion Euros (up 2.5% year-on-year).