Life insurance market: Positive net inflows in September 2019

Net inflows for September 2019 were 2.9 billion euros.

From the start of the year, insurance companies collected 109.6 billion Euros of premiums (compared to 104.5 billion Euros over the same period in 2018). 

Payments to unit-linked products accounted for 26.8 billion Euros from the start of the year, i.e.   24 % of premiums.

Over the same period insurance companies paid out benefits of 87.3 billion Euros.

Net inflows from the beginning of the year were 22.3 billion Euros (compared to 17.2 billion euros over the same period in 2018).

At end September 2019 in-force life insurance business (mathematical provisions + profit sharing provisions) stood at 1 776 billion Euros (up 4 % year-on-year).