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U.S. cremation rate 1975-2035

This statistic shows the cremation rate in the United States between 1975 and 2019 and gives a forecast through 2035. The cremation rate in the United States stood at 54.6 percent in 2019; this figure was forecasted to grow to 79.1 percent by 2035.

Cremation rate in the United States from 1975 to 2035

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United States

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1975 to 2019

Supplementary notes

Figures up to 2016 were taken from this article.
2017 data can be accessed here, and 2018 data here.
* Forecasted figures can be accessed here. To retrieve the data, click on Rates of Cremation and Burial.

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