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16 December 2019

 

 

Life and property/casualty insurance Switzerland
Premiums written 2015 2016 2017 2018
Life insurance 32'640 30'667 29’591 29'711
Health insurance * (with the exclusion of mandatory basic health insurance) 9'853 10'216 10’656 10'954
Motor insurance 5'925 5'989 5’999 5'985
Fire and property insurance 4'018 4'027 3’988 4'060
Accident insurance * 2'919 2'992 3’032 3'119
General and occupational liability insurance 2'006 1'983 1’976 1'959
Credit and surety insurance, road service, financial losses 859 918 1’010 1'056
Ocean marine, aviation and transport insurance 393 364 352 343
Legal protection insurance 549 585 618 607
Total in CHF million 59'162 57'740 57’222 57'856

* including health insurers and health insurance schemes
Source: Finma

Overview – Life insurance

Life insurance covers the risks of death and disability or can serve as a pension provision. A distinction is made between individual insurance policies (private cover) and group insurance policies (occupational cover).

In this section, you can find some figures relating to premiums, market shares and payments of life insurance companies.

Overview – Non-life insurance

The area of non-life insurance covers the broad field of property and casualty insurance. This includes property, liability, transport and vehicle insurance, but also supplementary health and accident insurance.

In this section, you can find some figures relating to premiums, market shares and payments of non-life insurance companies.

Overview – Reinsurance

Reinsurance companies provide insurance to insurance companies. They protect their balance sheet, provide them with replacement capital, and minimise the impact of major incidents on their profits and solvency.

In this section, you can find some figures relating to premiums, market shares and payments of reinsurance companies.