STATISTICS: SLOVAKIA, 2008-2017: Insurance market shaped by Life business line

21 March 2019 —
STATISTICS:  SLOVAKIA, 2008-2017: Insurance market shaped by Life business line
Between 2008-2017, the Slovak insurance market maintained a stable evolution, reflected in an almost horizontal graphical trendline, with no major spikes or drops in GWP. Overall market GWP fluctuated between EUR 1,967-2,135 million, almost equally divided between Life and Non-Life premiums.


Life insurance shaped market development in this decade. Slovakia is one of the few CEE countries where Life insurance is a dominant segment. Between 2008-2017, Life insurance GWP weight, in the overall market, varied between 49.0-56.2%. Life paid claims (PC) weight was 48.0-62.2% of total PC. Expressed in million euros, Life GWP sat between EUR 964-1,170 million.


Non-life sector GWP was mainly composed of Motor and Property business lines. These classes, alongside other Non-life types of insurance, gathered between EUR 912-1,062 million. The Non-life sector usually sat below Life sector. Non-life total GWP weight in the overall market represented 43.8-51.0%, while total Non-life PC share varied between 37.8-52.0%.

Property insurance GWP share in Non-life was 21.9-25.4%, Property insurance reached between EUR 218 - 254 million in the decade. Motor hull reached a 26.5-30.7% weight in Non-life sector between EUR 243-310 million. MTPL stood a bit higher in share and volume. MTPL in the Slovak Non-life sector had a share of 28.0-32.0% in Non-life total and EUR 264-321 million in absolute value.

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