Life insurance market: Positive net inflows in January 2019
Net inflows for January 2019 were 2.3 billion euros.
From the start of the year, insurance companies collected 12.8 billion Euros of premiums (compared to 13.4 billion Euros over the same period in 2018). Payments to unit-linked products accounted for 2.9 billion Euros from the start of the year, i.e. 23 % of premiums.
Over the same period insurance companies paid out benefits of 10.5 billion Euros.
At end March 2019 in-force life insurance business (mathematical provisions + profit sharing provisions) stood at 1 715 billion Euros (up 1 % year-on-year).