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  • Key insights and explanations of market developments in life insurance, healthcare and pensions
  • Details Egypt's insurance, social security, pensions and healthcare regulatory framework and company and personal tax considerations
  • Current legislation and upcoming changes
  • The latest developments in Egypt's economic and political environment
  • Demographic information
  • Market statistics and company performance

Report Overview

Independent strategic insight, line of business detail, regulatory information & market data for the non-life (P&C) insurance market of Egypt

The Egypt life and benefits market report provides a comprehensive, impartial analysis of the life insurance market of Egypt.  Information extends to extensive detail on healthcare (public and private), pensions and benefits, and social security. Specialist researchers visit Egypt and interview local professionals working across the local market. The report is updated with new information and data regularly throughout the cycle of country visits.

The report provides information about Egypt’s demographic profile and assesses its economic, political, climate, operational, and security risks. Key data on the investment environment in Egypt is available.

Axco’s report describes the regulatory framework that applies to the Egyptian domestic life insurance sector, including whether non-admitted insurance is permitted in Egypt; as well as the legislation necessary to know regarding Egypt’s healthcare, pensions and social security.

Statistics include five years of life insurance market performance indicators, including gross written premiums, premium growth and penetration rates. Company statistics show who are the leading life insurance companies in Egypt with local life insurance company premiums, market share and year on year growth

Life Insurance

Axco provides details on the life insurance sector including Egyptian market participants, reinsurance and distribution channels. The reports describe classes of business from both individual and group life such as whole life, endowment, term life and unit-linked.
Information on non-life classes for example critical illness and private medical insurance.


The report describes the public and private healthcare system in Egypt, the scope of cover, accessibility financing and provides an analysis of how the public and private systems complement each other.


Axco reports on the three pillars of Egypt pension provision.

  • State pension benefits including benefit calculations and eligibility criteria 
  • Workplace pension provision; types of schemes calculations eligibility and; tax implications
  • Voluntary individual pension provision, type of products and tax implications

Social Security

The Egypt report provides an in-depth analysis of the regulatory framework governing social security as well as details on financing and eligibility. Information includes but is not limited to

  • state pensions,
  • permanent disability benefit
  • occupational accident and disease
  • maternity and paternity payments 

Egypt Life and Benefits Report Extract

Below are brief extracts of information from the Egypt Life & Benefits Report; more updated information may be available in the latest published report.

Life Insurance

Egypt remains a country of considerable long-term potential as a developing life insurance market with a rapidly growing population, estimated to have reached 102.94 million people in 2020.

Real GDP growth was 5.31% in 2018, 5.56% in 2019 with forecast growth of 2.57% in 2020 and a negative -8.34% in 2021. Inflation in 2018 was 14.4% and 9.18% in 2019, with forecasts of ....


Egypt has a private pension market comprising insured and non-insured alternatives in the group market, and insured choices in the individual market. Insured pensions are understood to account for approximately half the market; however, overall penetration is low as is awareness and understanding.

Insured private pensions are governed under Law No 10 of 1981 (Law on Insurance Supervision and Control in Egypt (as amended).

There are also over 600 non-insured private pension funds, ....


An overstretched and under-resourced public health system has long provided a significant opportunity for the expansion of private sector PMI. PA and PMI business accounted for some 9.31% of total market all lines of business gross premium income in 2019.

National health system reform has been and still is a policy priority for the Egyptian government. Law No 2 of 2018 promulgating the Law on the Comprehensive Health Insurance Scheme enacted measures governing the reformed social health insurance scheme ....

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