Life insurance market: Positive net inflows in May 2018
Net inflows for May 2018 were 2 billion euros.
From the start of the year, insurance companies collected 58.6 billion Euros of premiums (compared to 55.3 billion Euros over the same period in 2017). Payments to unit-linked products accounted for 16.9 billion Euros from the start of the year, i.e. 29 % of premiums.
Over the same period insurance companies paid out benefits of 49.1 billion Euros.
Net inflows from the beginning of the year were 9.6 billion euros.
At end May 2018 in-force life insurance business (mathematical provisions + profit sharing provisions) stood at 1,694 billion Euros (up 2% year-on-year).