Swiss Re’s latest sigma study reveals that global overall premiums declined 0.8% in real terms in 2011. While non-life premiums expanded 1.9% on solid economic growth in emerging markets and selective rate increases in some advanced markets, global life insurance premiums fell 2.7%.
The world insurance sigma covers premiums written in the global primary insurance industry. Published annually, it has become one of the fixtures of the sigma programme since 1968, the publication's inaugural year. This page gives quick access to all the resources.