On December 31st, 3,324,910 voluntary household insurance contracts were active (compared with 4,392,647 contracts in 2011), representing 79.23% of the 4,196,660 active contracts on the property segment. As far as mandatory policies were concerned, 331,131 contracts were active at the end of last year, representing 7.89% of the total, almost three times less than the 820,000 contracts in August 2011.
The voluntary and mandatory household insurance gross written premiums reached a volume of RON 590 million (EUR 133.04 million), representing 54.6% of the total fire and allied perils insurance. The underwritings on the voluntary household insurance segment decreased to RON 565.8 million (EUR 127.58 million), from RON 638.5 million in 2011 (EUR 143.9 million). The mandatory household insurance represented 2.24% of the property segment, totalizing RON 24.2 million (EUR 5.45 million), RON 11 million (EUR 2.48 million) below the maximum value reported in 2011.