Private insurance

At a glance

On 31st December 2017, 192 private insurance and reinsurance companies were subject to the supervision of FINMA (the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority), including 89 Swiss and 48 foreign direct insurers and 55 Swiss reinsurers. The direct insurance companies included 19 life insurance companies (incl. 3 foreign companies), 21 health insurance companies (incl. 2 foreign companies) and 97 non-life insurers (incl. 43 foreign companies).

Private insurance in 2017, in CHF million
Insurance type Premiums1 Benefits1
Total 127 273 77 891
Life insurance 31 410 30 651
Insurance against accident and loss 47 857 31 044
Reinsurance 48 006 16 196
1 At home and abroad Source : Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA)

Further information



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