2011 Claims Statistics

Specified Illness Claims (SIC)

  • In 2011, Irish Life paid out over €35.8 million in specified illness cover
  • The main causes of claims were malignant cancer 62%, heart-related conditions 22%, strokes 4% and multiple sclerosis 4%.

Death Claims

  • In 2011, Irish Life paid out more than €81.5 million.
  • The average payment was over €62,158 per claim.
  • The average age of adult claims was 61.
  • Cancer was the biggest cause of claims, accounting for 44%.