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, 2011-2015 (1)

Year Population
2011 7,639,961
2012 7,655,628
2013 7,996,026
2014 8,061,516
2015 8,121,830

(1) Estimated.

Source: U.S. Central Intelligence Agency.

 

 

Gross Domestic Product, 2011-2015 (1)

(U.S. $ billions)

Year GDP
2011 $326.5
2012 340.5
2013 370.3
2014 444.7
2015 482.3

(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.

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Life And Nonlife Insurance Premiums, 2015

(U.S. $ millions)

  Direct premiums written
Nonlife premiums (1) $27,372
Life premiums $33,916
Total premiums 61,289
Percent of total world premiums 1.35%

(1) Includes accident and health insurance.

Source: Swiss Re, sigma, No. 3/2016.

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Leading Nonlife Insurance Companies, 2014

 

  Gross written premiums
Company EUR Mn USD Mn
AXA Winterthur  3,294.8 3,596.3
Zurich Versicherungs-G esellschaft  2,552.6 2,786.2
Schweizerische Mobiliar  Versicherungsge sellschaft  2,547.8 2,780.9
Allianz Suisse Versicherungs-G esellschaft AG  1,745.3 1,905.0
Helsana Zusatzversicherungen AG  1,424.3 1,554.6
Basler Versicherung AG  1,309.8 1,429.7
Swica Krankenversicherung  1,257.3 1,372.3
CSS Versicherung AG  1,140.2 1,244.6
Visana Versicherungen AG  1,055.4 1,152.0
Helvetia Schweizerische Versicherungsge sellschaft  816.9 891.7

Source: Axco Insurance Information Services.

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Leading Life Insurance Companies, 2014

 

  Gross written premiums
Company CHF Mn USD Mn
Swiss Life AG  9,508.7 10,379.0
AXA Leben AG  9,237.2 10,082.6
Helvetia Schweizerische Lebensversicherungsgesellschaft 3,468.0 3,785.4
Basler Leben AG  3,173.1 3,463.5
Allianz Suisse Lebensversicherungs-Gesellschaft AG 2,016.5 2,201.1
Zurich Lebensversicherungs-Gesellschaft 1,637.6 1,787.5
Generali Personenversicherungen AG 1,253.5 1,368.2
Schweizerische Mobiliar Lebensversicherungs-Gesellschaft 818.4 893.3
Pax, Schweizerische Lebensversicherungs-Gesellschaft 770.0 840.4
Vaudoise Vie, Compagnie d'assurances SA 280.4 306.1
Schweizerische National Leben AG 218.5 238.5

Source: Axco Insurance Information Services.

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