Average cost of dying in the United Kingdom (UK) 2008-2023

This statistic displays the average cost of dying in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2008 to 2023. It shows that the cost of dying has been increasing during this period, rising from 6.7 thousand British pounds in 2008 to 9.5 thousand pounds in 2019. If these trends continue, then the projected cost of dying in 2023 will reach over 10 thousand pounds.

Average cost of dying in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2008 to 2023

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Source

Release date

January 2020

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2008 to 2023

Supplementary notes

*The average cost of dying is calculated by adding the average cost of basic funeral, average amount spent on send off and the average amount spent on professional fees
Average cost of basic funeral = Fees for the cremation or burial itself, funeral director, doctor and minister or celebrant
Average amount spent on send off = Memorial, death and funeral notices, flowers, order sheets, extra limousines, venue and catering for the wake
Average amount spent on professional fees = Hiring a professional to administer the estate

Date for 2020 to 2023 is forecast data

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