Life assurance companies publish their claim statistics
Its that time of year when life assurance companies publish their claim statistics and here are some interesting details from Zurich Life’s 2019 death & serious illness cover claim statistics.
In relation to serious illness claims, heart related illnesses account for 31% of male claims and yet for females, it was only 3%. At Zurich, cancer accounts for 65% of all Serious Illness claims.
In relation to death claims, 39% of Zurich’s claims were for people aged 60 or less.
Cancer was the principle cause of death – it accounted for nearly half of Zurich’s death claims in 2019. Cancer and heart related deaths accounted for 63% of all death claims in 2019.
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