Number and Structure of Member Companies
Currently 356 insurance companies are part of the AGV. Together they have about 208,900 employees. This is 99% of all active-workers employed in the German insurance sector excluding insurance mediation.
243 of these 356 companies are bound by the private insurance industry`s collective agreements. They are both private and public sector insurance companies, holding companies that operate no insurance business, as well as legally independent service providers most of whom work for insurance companies.
113 of these 356 companies are not bound by the private insurance industry`s collective agreements. The majority however, applies them voluntarily either completely or partially. These are companies, which are nor insurance companies but are closely linked to the insurance industry, and insurance companies, which do not wish to be party to the collective agreement