Media releases

Fur­ther rise in pre­mi­um vol­umes of pri­vate in­sur­ers in 2019

The Swiss insurance industry has had a successful year – premium volumes in both non-life and life insurance rose again in 2019.


Swiss pri­vate in­sur­ers em­ploy some 50,000 peo­ple in Switzer­land

The Swiss private insurers offer interesting careers to qualified applicants and promote modern ways of working.



CHF 600 bil­lion ben­e­fit­ing peo­ple, en­vi­ron­men­tal and sus­tain­abil­i­ty is­sues

Insurers are major institutional investors with a long-term investment horizon and a preference for safety.

Forward-looking solutions – with the SIA

The Swiss Insurance Association SIA represents the interests of the private insurance industry at national and international level. The association comprises around 75 primary insurers and reinsurers, which together employ 47,700 people in Switzerland and a further 100,000 abroad. The member companies of the SIA account for more than 85 percent of the premiums generated in the Swiss market. As a major force in the Swiss economy, the insurance industry assumes economic responsibility at business, social and political level wherever key success factors of its locations are at risk.