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Key facts and figures

Net inflows for August were –€0.1 billion.  

 Insurance life premiums amounted to €8.0 billion. Paid-out benefits amounted to €8.1 billion.

Net inflows for June 2020 were – 0.7 billion euros.
The progressive return to normal of economic activity has driven an increase of the insurance life premiums that have been collected. They amounted to 9.9 billion euros – significantly higher than in April and May (6.4 and 5.7 billion euros respectively). Paid-out benefits amounted to 10.5 billion euros.

Net inflows for February 2020 were 1.4 billion euros.

From the start of the year, insurance companies collected 23.2 billion Euros of premiums (compared to 25.2 billion Euros over the same period in 2019). 

Payments to unit-linked products accounted for 8.4 billion Euros from the start of the year, i.e. 36 % of premiums.

Net inflows for January 2020 were 0.5 billion euros.

From the start of the year, insurance companies collected 11.8 billion Euros of premiums (compared to 12.7 billion Euros over the same period in 2019).

Payments to unit-linked products accounted for 4.0 billion Euros from the start of the year, i.e.    34 % of premiums.

Net inflows for December 2019 were 1.1 billion euros.

From the start of the year, insurance companies collected 144.7 billion Euros of premiums (compared to 139.7 billion Euros over the same period in 2018). 

Payments to unit-linked products accounted for 39.5 billion Euros from the start of the year, i.e.   27 % of premiums.

Net inflows for November 2019 were 1.2 billion euros.

From the start of the year, insurance companies collected 132.8 billion Euros of premiums (compared to 129.2 billion Euros over the same period in 2018). 

Payments to unit-linked products accounted for 34.8 billion Euros from the start of the year, i.e.   26 % of premiums.

Net inflows for October 2019 were 1,9 billion euros.

From the start of the year, insurance companies collected 121.8 billion Euros of premiums (compared to 117.5 billion Euros over the same period in 2018). 

Payments to unit-linked products accounted for 30.1 billion Euros from the start of the year, i.e. 25 % of premiums.

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.

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.

Net inflows for July 2019 were 1.6 billion euros.

From the start of the year, insurance companies collected 87.1 billion Euros of premiums (compared to 84.3 billion Euros over the same period in 2018). 

Payments to unit-linked products accounted for 20.5 billion Euros from the start of the year, i.e. 24 % of premiums.

Net inflows for February 2019 were 2,4 billion euros.

From the start of the year, insurance companies collected 74.0 billion Euros of premiums (compared to 72.0 billion Euros over the same period in 2018). 

Payments to unit-linked products accounted for 17,4 billion Euros from the start of the year, i.e. 24 % of premiums.

Net inflows for May 2019 were 1,9 billion euros.

From the start of the year, insurance companies collected 62 billion Euros of premiums (compared to 60 billion Euros over the same period in 2018). Payments to unit-linked products accounted for 14.6 billion Euros from the start of the year, i.e. 23 % of premiums.

Net inflows for April 2019 were 3,4 billion euros.

From the start of the year, insurance companies collected 50.4 billion Euros of premiums (compared to 49.1 billion Euros over the same period in 2018). Payments to unit-linked products accounted for 11.7 billion Euros from the start of the year, i.e. 23 % of premiums.

Net inflows for March 2019 were 2.4 billion euros.

From the start of the year, insurance companies collected 37.5 billion Euros of premiums (compared to 37.1 billion Euros over the same period in 2018). Payments to unit-linked products accounted for 8.7 billion Euros from the start of the year, i.e. 23 % of premiums.

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.

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.

In an uncertain economic and financial climate, net subscriptions for life insurance totalled €22.4 billion in 2018, a very clear increase as compared with 2017 (€8.3 billion).

Having provided support of almost €11 billion to equity financing over the year, the highest level since 2007, French insurance has played a full role in financing businesses and supporting productive investment.

This performance was achieved notwithstanding a slow month in December (-€0.6 billion, the only negative month in 2018), notably as a result of a fall in investment in unit-linked products due to the concern of savers faced with market volatility (€0.2 billion in December 2018 compared with €2.1 billion in December 2017).