Location map
author: OCHA/ ReliefWeb

- Central Europe;
- Neighbours: Slovakia, Czechia, Germany, Russia, Belarus, Ukraine.

- temperate with cold, cloudy, moderately severe winters with frequent precipitation;
- mild summers with frequent showers and thundershowers.

Natural hazards:
- destructive earthquakes;

Macro indicators
* 2018 estimates
Pop. density*:121.5people/km2
GDP*:492.2EUR billion

European Union:
EU member, since 2004

Currency: Zloty
Code: PLN
Since: 1994

Insurance market portfolio
* 2018 estimates
Overall Property*:11%
Overall Motor*:38%




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Poland 1Q2022 Insurance Companies Rankings

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Poland 1Q2022 Market Portfolio

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Latest news

POLAND: S&P Global Ratings rated PZU at A-

On November 3, S&P Global Ratings affirmed the rating of the PZU Group at A- with a stable outlook. According to the agency, the company maintained good financial results and a stable capital position, and the group's dominant market position, recognizable brand and diversified structure will allow for continued growth, both on local and foreign markets, Gazeta Ubezpieczeniowa reports.

Generali Poland has a new CFO

Beata SIWCZYNSKA-ANTOSIEWICZ is the new Generali Poland CFO, Generali CEE Holding announced in a statement on its website. She takes up the position of Member of the Management Board of Generali Poland as well.

POLAND: Insurers decide to pay dividends

The position of the Polish Financial Supervision Authority on the dividend policy of insurance and reinsurance companies, adopted in December last year, allowed them to share profit from the last two years with shareholders. Companies eagerly took advantage of this opportunity, Gazeta Ubezpieczeniowa reports with reference to Dziennik Gazeta Prawna.

STATISTICS: Polish insurers' GWP expanded by more than 5% y-o-y in Q1 2021

The largest CEE insurance market posted aggregate GWP of PLN 17.6 billion (EUR 3.8 billion) at the end of March 2021, 5.33% more y-o-y according to the quarterly statistics published by Polish KNF (Financial Supervision Authority). At the same time, claims and benefits paid by local insurers decreased by ~3% y-o-y to PLN 10.2 billion or EUR 2.2 billion.