Life insurance market: Positive net inflows in November 2018

Net inflows for November 2018 were 2,7 billion euros.

From the start of the year, insurance companies collected 129.7 billion Euros of premiums (compared to 122.8 billion Euros over the same period in 2017). Payments to unit-linked products accounted for 36.6 billion Euros from the start of the year, i.e. 28 % of premiums.

Over the same period insurance companies paid out benefits of 106.6 billion Euros.

Net inflows from the beginning of the year were 23.1 billion Euros.

At end November 2018 in-force life insurance business (mathematical provisions + profit sharing provisions) stood at 1 704 billion Euros (up 1% year-on-year).