Life insurance market: Positive net inflows in February 2019

Net inflows for February 2019 were 3,2 billion euros.

From the start of the year, insurance companies collected 25.2 billion Euros of premiums (compared to 25.0 billion Euros over the same period in 2018). Payments to unit-linked products accounted for 5.9 billion Euros from the start of the year, i.e. 24 % of premiums.

Over the same period insurance companies paid out benefits of 19.8 billion Euros.

Net inflows from the beginning of the year were 5.4 billion Euros.

At end February 2019 in-force life insurance business (mathematical provisions + profit sharing provisions) stood at 1 728 billion Euros (up 2% year-on-year).