Switzerland

The country profile below provides information on population, gross domestic product, insurance premiums and leading insurers.

Insurance Association

Swiss Insurance Association
Schweizerischer Versicherungsverband
Web: www.svv.ch

 

POPULATION, 2011-2014 (1)

Year Population
2011 7,639,961
2012 7,655,628
2013 7,996,026
2014 8,061,516

(1) Estimated.

Source: U.S. Central Intelligence Agency.

 

 

GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT, 2009-2013 (1)

Year GDP
2009 $309.9
2010 316.1
2011 326.5
2012 340.5
2013 370.3

(1) Based on Purchasing Power Parity calculations, which take into account the relative cost of living and inflation rates of countries. GDP estimate for July for each year shown.

Source: U.S. Central Intelligence Agency.

 

 

LIFE AND NONLIFE INSURANCE PREMIUMS, 2014

(U.S. $ millions)

  Direct premiums written
Nonlife premiums (1) $29,117
Life premiums 36,094
Total premiums $65,211
Percent of total world premiums 1.36%

(1) Includes accident and health insurance.

Source: Swiss Re, sigma, No. 4/2015.

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LEADING NONLIFE INSURANCE COMPANIES, 2013

  Gross written premiums
Company EUR Mn USD Mn
AXA Winterthur 3,237.0 3,492.3
Zurich Versicherungs-Gesellschaft 2,593.7 2,798.3
Schweizerische Mobiliar Versicherungsgesellschaft 2,461.7 2,655.8
Allianz Suisse Versicherungs-Gesellschaft AG 1,764.6 1,903.8
Helsana Zusatzversicherungen AG 1,466.8 1,582.4
Basler Versicherung AG 1,316.9 1,420.8
Swica Krankenversicherung 1,200.5 1,295.1
CSS Versicherung AG 1,143.5 1,233.7
Visana Versicherungen AG 1,018.1 1,098.4
Generali Assurances Generales 808.0 871.8

Source: Axco Insurance Information Services.

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LEADING LIFE INSURANCE COMPANIES, 2013

  Gross written premiums
Company CHF Mn USD Mn
AXA Leben AG 9,838.2 10,614.0
Swiss Life SA 8,599.5 9,277.7
Helvetia Schweizerische Lebensversicherungsgesellschaft 3,574.1 3,855.9
Basler Lebens-Versicherungs-Gesellschaft 3,018.0 3,256.0
Allianz Suisse Lebensversicherungs-Gesellschaft AG 1,970.3 2,125.7
Zurich Lebensversicherungs-Gesellschaft 1,682.5 1,815.2
Generali Personenversicherungen AG 1,172.4 1,264.9
Schweizerische Mobiliar Lebensversicherungs-Gesellschaft 868.3 936.7
Pax, Schweizerische Lebensversicherungs-Gesellschaft 696.8 751.7
Vaudoise Vie, Compagnie d'assurances SA 263.3 284.1

Source: Axco Insurance Information Services.

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