Definition: Insurance auxiliaries

Category: ESA 1995

Insurance auxiliaries are units that engage primarily in activities closely related to insurance but which do not themselves incur risks. Insurance auxiliaries include in particular:

 a) insurance brokers;
 b) private non-profit institutions serving insurance enterprises and pension funds;
 c) units whose main activity is to act as supervisory authorities of insurance enterprises and pension funds and of insurance markets. Treatment in the accounts
Eurostat, "European System of Accounts - ESA 1995", Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg, 1996