Life insurance market: Positive net inflows in August 2019

Net inflows for August 2019 were 2.1 billion euros.

From the start of the year, insurance companies collected 97.5 billion Euros of premiums (compared to 94.9 billion Euros over the same period in 2018). 

Payments to unit-linked products accounted for 23.0 billion Euros from the start of the year, i.e.   24 % of premiums.

Over the same period insurance companies paid out benefits of 78.2 billion Euros (78.4 billion euros in 2018).

Net inflows from the beginning of the year were 19.4 billion Euros (compared to 16.5 billion euros over the same period in 2018).

At end August 2019 in-force life insurance business (mathematical provisions + profit sharing provisions) stood at 1 765 billion Euros (up 4 % year-on-year).