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2013 - €168.8 Million in Claims Paid to Customers

Specified Illness Claims (SIC)

  • In 2013, Irish Life and Canada Life paid out over €56.4 million in specified illness cover.
  • The main causes of claims were Malignant Cancer – excluding less advanced cases 58%, and heart-related conditions 22%.

Death Claims

  • In 2013, Irish Life and Canada Life paid out more than €112.4 million.
  • The average claim payment was €65,560 per claim.
  • The average age of adult claims was 63.
  • Cancer was the biggest cause of claims, accounting for 44%.