More women now buying health insurance, shows Policybazaar study
Updated : November 21, 2019 01:03 PM IST
The number of women in India buying health insurance policies for themselves has risen significantly over the last two years. In FY2017 only 9 percent women bought health security for themselves but it rose to nearly 19 percent in FY19.
Of the women buying policies, nearly six out of ten are opting for a sum upwards of Rs 5 lakh.
Of the policy buyers, nearly 75 percent fall in the 25 to 45 years age category, indicating the tendency for the women to insure health early in their careers.