At the beginning of 2011, the trend of the premium volume of the UNIQA Group was satisfactory. Premium growth over the first two months was roughly 5.6% in property and casualty insurance and 4.0% in health insurance. Life insurance experienced a decrease in premiums of 5.2% arising from a phase shift in single premium business. The overall growth in January and February 2011 was 1.6%. Whereas premiums in Austria more or less remained at last year's level with a slight negative trend of –0.8%, premiums in international markets rose by 5.7%.