Location map
author: OCHA/ ReliefWeb

- Central Europe, eastern Alps bordering the Adriatic Sea;
- Neighbours: Italy, Austria, Hungary, Croatia.

- Mediterranean climate on the coast, continental climate with mild to hot summers and cold winters in the plateaus and valleys to the east.

Natural hazards:
- flooding;
- earthquakes.

Macro indicators
* 2018 estimates
Pop. density*:102.1people/km2
GDP*:45.9EUR billion

European Union:
EU member, since 2004

Currency: Euro
Code: EUR
Since: 2007

Insurance market portfolio
* 2018 estimates
Overall Property*:12%
Overall Motor*:23%




Slovenian insurers reported GWP up by 4.62% y-o-y in 1H2022, to EUR 1.48 billion. The absolute trend setter was the non-life segment which saw a 6.3% GWP growth rate, to EUR 1.08 billion, while the life insurance segment remained, overall, at the 1H2021 GWP level, of EUR 393.6 million. Yet, one should notice that the Unit-Linked products line was the one which, by recording a 7.6% premiums growth, has offset the negative trend seen on the traditional life insurance lines. Paid claims went up by about 11,67%, to EUR 906 million, mostly driven by the health insurance line.

AM Best affirms "A" ratings on Save Re; outlook stable

Following its regular annual rating review, the rating agency AM Best (Agency) affirmed the financial strength rating of Sava Re of "A" (Excellent) and its long-term issuer credit rating of "a" (Excellent), both with a stable outlook, the Slovenian reinsurer said.

STATISTICS: Slovenian insurance market posted slight y-o-y increase in GWP to EUR 2.6 bn

The Slovenian insurance market totaled EUR 2.60 billion at the end of 2021, a 1.5% increase y-o-y, according to the Slovenian Insurance Association's year-end figures. Life insurance GWP posted a negative rate of -1.2% y-o-y to EUR 740 million, while the general insurance segment increased by 2.7% y-o-y to EUR 1.87 billion - or 71.63% of total GWP.

Europ Assistance acquires Call 365 to create EA Slovenia

Europ Assistance (EA), a subsidiary of the Generali Group, announced the acquisition of Slovenia-based company Call 365. Call 365 has been operating as Europ Assistance exclusive partner in Slovenia for 3 years, providing roadside and travel assistance services to Slovenian customers and travelers to Slovenia.

STATISTICS: Slovenian market exceeds EUR 2 bn at end-September 2021

The Slovenian insurance market totaled EUR 2.03 billion in the first nine months of 2021, a 3.29% increase y-o-y, according to the Slovenian Insurance Association's Q3 report. In terms of paid claims, the aggregate value was ~EUR 1.18 billion, of which about EUR 387 million - life indemnities and EUR 803 million - payments related to non-life insurance sub-classes.