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2015 - €204 million in claims paid to customers

Death Claims

  • €103 million paid out for families of 1,551 people who died.
  • The average payment was €66,462
  • Cancer was the biggest cause of death claims.
  • Higher percentage of women (48%) died from cancer than men (39%).
  • Over 1 in 3 death claims for people under 40 were due to accidents.

Specified Illness Claims (SIC)

  • €48M was paid out in 763 Specified Illness Cover claims.
  • 40% of claims were to people under age 50.
  • Men made up over half of Specified Illness claims, with women making up 42%.
  • Breast cancer was the number 1 overall cause of all Specified Illness claims.
  • For men, prostate cancer was the main cause of cancer related claims.