Tunisia – Insurance sector covers 4 million persons
Saturday, 02 25 2017, Category: Insurance and Reinsurance, Country: Tunisia
What is the situation of the insurance sector in Tunisia and its future prospects? This question was raised in the seminar held by the “Tunisian Institute for Strategic Studies” in one of the hotels of the capital.
In term of figures, 4 million Tunisians were covered by insurance companies during year 2016. The premiums written reached TD 1800 in 2016 with a 10% growth whereas claims paid reached TD 900 billion of which TD 600 are channeled to motor insurance that represents 54% noting that health insurance does not represent more than 18%.
The seminar included the “Konrad-Adenauer Foundation” in collaboration with the “Tunisian Federation of Insurance Companies. Participants explained that the Tunisian citizen developed his insurance activities. For example, he now thinks about insuring his house and pre-financing the university fees of his children.
Source: Al Chourouk