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Net inflows for October 2018 were 2.5 billion euros.

From the start of the year, insurance companies collected 117.8 billion Euros of premiums (compared to 111.8 billion Euros over the same period in 2017). Payments to unit-linked products accounted for 33.2 billion Euros from the start of the year, i.e. 28 % of premiums.

According to the annual study published by Insurance Europe, the European (re)insurance federation, Europe is in third place of the world global insurance market in 2017, behind Asia and North America.

Net inflows for September 2018 were 900 million euros.

From the start of the year, insurance companies collected 104.7 billion Euros of premiums (compared to 99.6 billion Euros over the same period in 2017). Payments to unit-linked products accounted for 29.9 billion Euros from the start of the year, i.e. 29 % of premiums.

Features of this 2017 edition:
- The economic and financial environment
- The insurance sector
- Life, health and protection insurance
- Property and casualty insurance
- The insurance sector’s financial activity
- French insurers’ international activity
- Statistics

Net inflows for August 2018 were 2.4 billion euros.

From the start of the year, insurance companies collected 95.2 billion Euros of premiums (compared to 89.8 billion Euros over the same period in 2017). Payments to unit-linked products accounted for 27.4 billion Euros from the start of the year, i.e. 29 % of premiums.

Net inflows for July 2018 were 3 billion euros.

From the start of the year, insurance companies collected 84.8 billion Euros of premiums (compared to 80.1 billion Euros over the same period in 2017). Payments to unit-linked products accounted for 25 billion Euros from the start of the year, i.e. 29 % of premiums.

Net inflows for June 2018 were 2 billion euros.

From the start of the year, insurance companies collected 72.4 billion Euros of premiums (compared to 68.3 billion Euros over the same period in 2017). Payments to unit-linked products accounted for 21.4 billion Euros from the start of the year, i.e. 30 % of premiums.

According to data collected by the Technical Centre for Provident Institutions (CTIP), the French Insurance Federation (FFA) and the National Federation of Mutual Insurance Companies (FNMF), the health and protection insurance market grew by 3% in 2017, with premiums of €58.6 bn1. This growth was driven by group contracts (+4.6 % compared to +1.5 % for individual contracts), which accounted for half of the premiums.

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.

Net inflows for April 2018 were 2 billion euros.

From the start of the year, insurance companies collected 47.9 billion Euros of premiums (compared to 44.9 billion Euros over the same period in 2017). Payments to unit-linked products accounted for 14 billion Euros from the start of the year, i.e. 30% of premiums.

Net inflows for March 2018 were 1.5 billion euros.

From the start of the year, insurance companies collected 36.3 billion Euros of premiums (compared to 34.1 billion Euros over the same period in 2017). Payments to unit-linked products accounted for 10.8 billion Euros from the start of the year, i.e. 30% of premiums.

Net inflows for February 2018 were 1.7 billion euros.

In February 2018, insurance companies collected 24.4 billion Euros of premiums (compared to 22.2 billion Euros over the same period in 2017). Payments to unit-linked products accounted for 7.6 billion Euros from the start of the year, i.e. 31% of premiums.

Net inflows for January 2018 were 2.5 billion euros.

In January 2017, insurance companies collected 13.3 billion Euros of premiums (compared to 11.3 billion Euros over the same period in 2017). Payments to unit-linked products accounted for 4.0 billion Euros from the start of the year, i.e. 30% of premiums.

Net inflows for December 2017 were 0.5 billion euros.

In 2017, insurance companies collected 131.5 billion Euros of premiums (compared to 133.9 billion Euros in 2016). Payments to unit-linked products accounted for 36.7 billion Euros from the start of the year, i.e. 28 % of premiums (20% in 2017).

Net inflows for November 2017 were -0.5 billion euros.

From the beginning of the year 2017, insurance companies collected 120.0 billion Euros of premiums (compared to 121.4 billion Euros over the same period in 2016). Payments to unit-linked products accounted for 33 billion Euros from the start of the year, i.e. 28 % of premiums.

Contributions to Company Pension Savings Plans1% during the first nine months of 2017 to 1,870 million Euros. Voluntary payments accounted for 60 million Euros of this figure -3.2%).

Net inflows for October 2017 were 1.8 billion euros.

From the beginning of the year 2017, insurance companies collected 109.1 billion Euros of premiums (compared to 111 billion Euros over the same period in 2016). Payments to unit-linked products accounted for 30 billion Euros from the start of the year, i.e. 27 % of premiums.

Net inflows for September 2017 were 500 million euros.

From the beginning of the year 2017, insurance companies collected 97.3 billion Euros of premiums (compared to 100.5 billion Euros over the same period in 2016). Payments to unit-linked products accounted for 26.8 billion Euros from the start of the year, i.e. 28 % of premiums.

During the first half of 2017, Company Pensions Savings Plan1 contributions were up by 2.4%, at 1,267 million Euros. Voluntary contributions accounted for 43 million Euros of this figure (-2,3%).

Three families of insurers offer health and protection insurance in France: provident institutions governed by the Social Security Code, insurance companies governed by the Insurance Code and mutual insurance companies governed by the Mutual Insurance Code.

The market for supplementary health insurance and protection insurance grew by 1.6% in 2016, with premiums of €56.7 bn. This growth was driven by the increase in group contracts (+2.7% compared to +0.6% for individual contracts). Group contracts now account for half of premiums.