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Below you will find current UK cremation statistics. Data is correct as of January 1st 2018.

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Cremation rate in the UK is 77.05%
See the growth of cremation & price increase in the UK (1960  – 2017)

The Average cost of a basic cremation in the UK is £3312.43

The busiest crematorium in 2017 was Amersham with 3,764
See a list of the busiest crematoriums

There were 467,748 cremations in the UK in 2017 across 289 crematoriums.
See the detailed number of cremations for each individual crematorium

Each Crematorium had an average of 1607 cremations in 2017

The most expensive crematorium in 2017 was Beckenham and the cheapest was Belfast
See the most expensive/cheapest crematorium

The average crematorium fee in the UK is £783.18 (up 766% since 1990)
Navigate to cremation costs to see individual crematorium prices in the UK

Crematoria Basic Fee 2017 Basic Fee 2018 Basic Fee % Increase Ave Total Creamtion Cost**
BEDFORDSHIRE (2)
Bedford £726.70 £745.00 2.52% £3,357.00
Luton £730.00 £730.00 0.00% £3,303.00
BERKSHIRE (4)
Bracknell £773.00 £800.00 3.49% £3,373.00
Reading £725.00 £745.00 2.76% £3,318.00
Slough £760.00 £770.00 1.32% £3,333.00
West Berkshire £875.00 £930.00 6.29% £3,448.00
BRISTOL (3)
Canford £745.00 £770.00 3.36% £3,318.00
Bristol (South) £745.00 £770.00 3.36% £3,318.00
Westerleigh £865.00 £915.00 5.78% £3,438.00
BUCKINGHAMSHIRE (2)
Amersham £546.00 £575.00 5.31% £3,148.00
Milton Keynes £910.00 £914.50 0.49% £3,488.00
CAMBRIDGESHIRE (3)
Cambridge £718.00 £718.00 0.00% £3,291.00
March £885.00 £950.00 7.34% £3,458.00
Peterborough £822.00 £870.00 5.84% £3,395.00
CHESHIRE (6)
Chester £715.00 £722.00 0.98% £3,295.00
Crewe £620.00 £690.00 11.29% £3,093.00
Macclesfield £620.00 £690.00 11.29% £3,093.00
Northwich £765.00 £815.00 6.54% £3,338.00
Warrington £642.00 £677.00 5.45% £3,250.00
Widnes £650.00 £700.00 7.69% £3,273.00
CLEVELAND (3)
Hartlepool £686.00 £710.00 3.50% £3,283.00
Kirkleatham £770.00 £810.00 5.19% £3,343.00
Middlesbrough £670.00 £700.00 4.48% £3,273.00
CORNWALL (3)
Bodmin £947.00 £999.00 5.49% £3,520.00
Camborne £765.00 £815.00 6.54% £3,338.00
Truro £614.00 £630.00 2.61% £3,203.00
CUMBRIA (3)
Barrow-in-Furness £738.00 £959.00 29.95% £3,532.00
Carlisle £772.50 £796.00 3.04% £3,369.00
Whitehaven £793.50 £793.50 0.00% £3,366.00
DERBYSHIRE (3)
Alfreton £770.00 £799.00 3.77% £3,343.00
Chesterfield £690.00 £730.00 5.80% £3,263.00
Derby £697.00 £671.00 -3.73% £3,224.00
DEVON (6)
Barnstaple £630.00 £640.00 1.59% £3,213.00
Exeter £940.00 £999.00 6.28% £3,513.00
Efford £891.00 £895.00 0.45% £3,443.00
Weston Mill £891.00 £895.00 0.45% £3,443.00
Torquay £895.00 £945.00 5.59% £3,468.00
East £850.00 £850.00 0.00% £3,423.00
DORSET (4)
Bournemouth £713.00 £744.00 4.35% £3,317.00
Poole £758.00 £773.00 1.98% £3,346.00
Purbeck (Opened Sept ‘17) £538.00 £538.00 0.00% NA
Weymouth £740.00 £758.00 2.43% £3,331.00
DURHAM (4)
Darlington £750.00 £821.00 9.47% £3,374.00
Durham £650.00 £650.00 0.00% £3,223.00
Mountsett £650.00 £670.00 3.08% £3,223.00
Wear Valley £795.00 £850.00 6.92% £3,368.00
ESSEX (11)
Basildon £865.00 £915.00 5.78% £3,438.00
Braintree £917.00 £980.00 6.87% £3,490.00
Brentwood £870.00 £935.00 7.47% £3,443.00
Chelmsford £670.00 £685.00 2.24% £3,258.00
Colchester £712.00 £727.00 2.11% £3,300.00
Harlow £865.00 £895.00 3.47% £3,438.00
Redbridge (Forest Park) £865.00 £895.00 3.47% £3,438.00
Saffron Walden (Cam Valley) £810.00 NA
Southend-on-Sea £740.00 £740.00 0.00% £3,313.00
South Essex £730.00 £850.00 16.44% £3,423.00
Weeley £760.00 £760.00 0.00% £3,333.00
GLOUCESTERSHIRE (3)
Cheltenham £645.00 £852.50 32.17% £3,426.00
Gloucester £810.00 £830.00 2.47% £3,403.00
Forest of Dean £845.00 £895.00 5.92% £3,418.00
HAMPSHIRE (7)
Aldershot £816.00 £816.00 0.00% £3,407.00
Basingstoke £958.00 £1,025.00 6.99% £3,531.00
Havant £785.00 £785.00 0.00% £3,358.00
Portsmouth £560.00 £615.00 9.82% £3,168.00
Romsey (Opened August ‘17) £825.00 £875.00 6.06% na
Southampton £740.00 £795.00 7.43% £3,343.00
Southampton (Wessex Vale) £845.00 £895.00 5.92% £3,418.00
HEREFORDSHIRE (1)
Hereford £684.00 £698.00 2.05% £3,271.00
HERTFORDSHIRE (4)
Harwood Park £890.00 £935.00 5.06% £3,508.00
Hitchin (Opened June ‘17) £840.00 £840.00 0.00% NA
Woollensbrook £865.00 £895.00 3.47% £3,438.00
West Hertfordshire £540.00 £560.00 3.70% £3,133.00
ISLE OF MAN (1)
Douglas £753.50 £783.50 3.98% na
ISLE OF WIGHT (1)
Whippingham £691.00 £761.00 10.13% £3,298.00
KENT (9)
Barham £850.00 £895.00 5.29% £3,423.00
Charing £850.00 £895.00 5.29% £3,423.00
Folkestone £932.00 £999.00 7.19% £3,505.00
Gravesend (Opened Jan ‘17) £720.00 £720.00 0.00% na
Maidstone £634.00 £666.50 5.13% £3,330.00
Margate £705.00 £768.00 8.94% £3,311.00
Medway £627.00 £650.00 3.67% £3,223.00
Sittingbourne £720.00 £720.00 0.00% £3,293.00
Tunbridge £706.00 £726.00 2.83% £3,280.00
LANCASHIRE (9)
Accrington £625.00 £635.00 1.60% £3,193.00
Blackburn £675.00 £710.00 5.19% £3,328.00
Blackpool £670.00 £705.00 5.22% £3,228.00
Burnley £672.00 £723.00 7.59% £3,245.00
Chorley £936.00 £999.00 6.73% £3,509.00
Lancaster £984.00 £1,055.00 7.22% £3,557.00
Lytham £625.00 £656.00 4.96% £3,229
Burscough £745.00 £795.00 6.71% £3,318.00
Preston £612.00 £683.00 11.60% £3,256.00
LEICESTERSHIRE (4)
Countesthorpe £860.00 £900.00 4.65% £3,433.00
Great Glen (Opened March ‘17) £825.00 £845.00 2.42% na
Leicester £765.00 £799.00 4.44% £3,372.00
Loughborough £969.00 £1,035.00 6.81% £3,542.00
LINCOLNSHIRE (7)
Alford £610.00 £635.00 4.10% £3,183.00
Boston £670.00 £670.00 0.00% £3,243.00
Grantham £910.00 £975.00 7.14% £3,483.00
Grimsby £638.50 £638.50 0.00% £3,212.00
Lincoln £670.00 £690.00 2.99% £3,263.00
Scunthorpe £685.00 £699.00 2.04% £3,243.00
South Lincolnshire £700.00 £725.00 3.57% £3,273.00
LONDON (24)
Beckenham £999.00 £1,070.00 7.11% £3,572.00
Croydon £760.00 £795.00 4.61% £3,368.00
Eltham £654.00 £670.00 2.45% £3,243.00
Enfield £850.00 £913.00 7.41% £3,423.00
Golders Green £670.00 £690.00 2.99% £3,244.00
Hendon £650.00 £680.00 4.62% £3,163.00
Southwark £729.00 £748.00 2.61% £3,302.00
Islington £600.00 £610.00 1.67% £3,173.00
Kingston £599.00 £617.00 3.01% £3,190.00
Lambeth £599.00 £615.00 2.67% £3,188.00
Lewisham £680.00 £690.00 1.47% £3,263.00
London city £407.00 £407.00 0.00% £3,388.00
London (East) £803.00 £815.00 1.49% £3,163.00
Streatham £903.00 £965.00 6.87% £3,476.00
Kensal £650.00 £650.00 0.00% £3,223.00
Manor £720.00 £760.00 5.56% £3,333.00
Mortlake £575.00 £595.00 3.48% £3,148.00
Southgate £825.00 £875.00 6.06% £3,398.00
Morden £555.00 £570.00 2.70% £3,128.00
Wandsworth £599.00 £599.00 0.00% £3,172.00
Ruislip £649.00 £649.00 0.00% £3,222.00
St Marylebone £590.00 £610.00 3.39% £3,376.00
Feltham £490.00 £515.00 5.10% £3,063.00
West Norwood £599.00 £615.00 2.67% £3,188.00
MANCHESTER (GREATER) (14)
Altrincham £654.00 £675.00 3.21% £3,248.00
Atherton £795.00 £845.00 6.29% £3,368.00
Bolton £675.00 £745.00 10.37% £3,288.00
Bury £936.00 £999.00 6.73% £3,509.00
Dukinfield £660.00 £693.00 5.00% £3,248.00
Blackley £632.00 £645.00 2.06% £3,205.00
Chorlton-cum-Hardy £725.00 £740.00 2.07% £3,298.00
Middleton £623.00 £724.80 16.34% £3,298.00
Oldham £680.00 £693.00 1.91% £3,266.00
Peel Green £740.00 £740.00 0.00% £3,333.00
Rochdale £623.00 £724.80 16.34% £3,298.00
Salford £740.00 £740.00 0.00% £3,333.00
Stockport £675.00 £675.00 0.00% £3,248.00
Wigan £615.00 £683.00 11.06% £3,256.00
MERSEYSIDE (6)
Birkenhead £643.00 £667.00 3.73% £3,240.00
Anfield £755.00 £830.00 9.93% £3,403.00
Springwood £755.00 £830.00 9.93% £3,403.00
St Helens £580.00 £605.00 4.31% £3,153
Southport £855.00 £855.00 0.00% £3,428.00
Thornton £855.00 £855.00 0.00% £3,428.00
NORFOLK (5)
cromer £875.00 £915.00 4.57% £3,448.00
Great Yarmouth £698.00 £760.00 8.88% £3,333.00
King’s Lynn £713.00 £734.00 2.95% £3,307.00
Earlham Road £989.00 £1,060.00 7.18% £3,562.00
Horsham St Faith £989.00 £1,060.00 7.18% £3,562.00
NORTHAMPTONSHIRE (3)
Kettering £736.00 £736.00 0.00% £3,384.00
Northampton £999.00 £1,070.00 7.11% £3,572.00
Wellingborough £899.00 £899.00 0.00% £3,472.00
NORTHUMBERLAND (1)
Blyth £720.00 £720.00 0.00% £3,293.00
NOTTINGHAMSHIRE (5)
Bramcote £615.00 £678.00 10.24% £3,219.00
Lambley £635.00 £695.00 9.45% £3,208.00
Mansfield £623.50 £653.50 4.81% £3,227.00
Nottingham £605.00 £635.00 4.96% £3,192.00
Sherwood Forest £923.00 £990.00 7.26% £3,496.00
OXFORDSHIRE (3)
Abingdon £915.00 £950.00 3.83% £3,613.00
Banbury £835.00 £875.00 4.79% £3,448.00
Oxford £999.00 £1,070.00 7.11% £3,572.00
SHROPSHIRE (2)
Shrewsbury £699.00 £737.00 5.44% £3,310.00
Telford £836.00 £890.00 6.46% £3,409.00
SOMERSET (6)
Bath £710.00 £795.00 11.97% £3,368.00
Shepton £815.00 £875.00 7.36% £3,388.00
Sedgemoor £765.00 £815.00 6.54% £3,338.00
Taunton £750.00 £715.00 -4.67% £3,288.00
Weston-Super-Mare £947.00 £947.00 0.00% £3,520.00
Yeovil £674.00 £690.00 2.37% £3,263.00
STAFFORDSHIRE (5)
Bretby £650.00 £680.00 4.62% £3,418
Lichfield £638.00 £685.00 7.37% £3,211.00
Newcastle-under-Lyme £671.00 £691.00 2.98% £3,264.00
Stafford £675.00 £700.00 3.70% £3,248.00
Stoke-on-Trent £590.00 £655.00 11.02% £3,183.00
SUFFOLK (4)
bury £845.00 £895.00 5.92% £3,509.00
Ipswich £660.00 £695.00 5.30% £3,268.00
Nacton £695.00 £695.00 0.00% £3,268.00
Waveney £785.00 £810.00 3.18% £3,343.00
SURREY (3)
Guildford £785.00 £785.00 0.00% £3,383.00
Leatherhead £999.00 £1,070.00 7.11% £3,572.00
Woking £820.00 £860.00 4.88% £3,434.00
SUSSEX (EAST) (4)
The Downs £600.00 £633.00 5.50% £3,173.00
Brighton & Hove £620.00 £633.00 2.10% £3,206.00
Eastbourne £640.00 £660.00 3.13% £3,233.00
Hastings £642.00 £688.00 7.17% £3,215.00
SUSSEX (WEST) (3)
Chichester £999.00 £1,070.00 7.11% £3,572.00
Crawley £999.00 £1,070.00 7.11% £3,572.00
Worthing £795.00 £845.00 6.29% £3,398.00
TYNE & WEAR (7)
Birtley £716.00 £724.00 1.12% £3,297.00
Gateshead £716.00 £724.00 1.12% £3,297.00
Newcastle-upon-Tyne £764.00 £787.50 3.08% £3,337.00
South Shields £754.00 £782.00 3.71% £3,327.00
Sunderland £657.00 £780.00 18.72% £3,313.00
Tynemouth £706.50 £740.50 4.81% £3,280.00
Whitley Bay £706.50 £740.50 4.81% £3,280.00
WARWICKSHIRE (4)
Coleshill £710.00 £710.00 0.00% £3,283.00
Leamington Spa £650.00 £685.00 5.38% £3,223.00
Nuneaton £999.00 £1,070.00 7.11% £3,572.00
Rugby £775.00 £775.00 0.00% £3,368.00
WEST MIDLANDS (12)
Lodge Hill £747.00 £814.00 8.97% £3,387.00
Perry Bar £832.00 £890.00 6.97% £3,405.00
Sutton Coldfield £747.00 £814.00 8.97% £3,387.00
Yardley £747.00 £814.00 8.97% £3,387.00
Coventry £767.00 £812.00 5.87% £3,340.00
Dudley £812.00 £877.00 8.00% £3,385.00
Rowley Regis £656.00 £682.00 3.96% £3,255.00
Solihull £710.00 £710.00 0.00% £3,283.00
Stourbridge £812.00 £877.00 8.00% £3,385.00
Walsall £781.00 £828.00 6.02% £3,354.00
West Bromwich £656.00 £682.00 3.96% £3,255.00
Wolverhampton £715.00 £725.00 1.40% £3,288.00
WILTSHIRE (3)
Salisbury £815.00 £842.00 3.31% £3,415.00
Swindon £800.00 £840.00 5.00% £3,353.00
Semington £865.00 £915.00 5.78% £3,438.00
WORCESTERSHIRE (3)
Redditch £580.00 £695.00 19.83% £3,218.00
Stourport £885.00 £945.00 6.78% £3,458.00
Worcester £760.00 £775.00 1.97% £3,411.00
YORKSHIRE (EAST) (3)
Driffield £897.00 £960.00 7.02% £3,470.00
Haltemprice £817.00 £875.00 7.10% £3,390.00
Hull £640.00 £660.00 3.13% £3,233.00
YORKSHIRE (NORTH) (4)
Harrogate £807.00 £807.00 0.00% £3,380.00
Scarborough £650.00 £699.50 7.62% £3,273.00
Skipton £656.00 £672.00 2.44% £3,245.00
York £855.00 £875.00 2.34% £3,428.00
YORKSHIRE (SOUTH) (6)
Barnsley £700.00 £707.00 1.00% £3,310.00
Doncaster £700.00 £715.00 2.14% £3,288.00
Rotherham £881.00 £943.00 7.04% £3,516.00
Sheffield (City Road) £690.00 £824.00 19.42% £3,397.00
Sheffield (Grenoside) £685.00 £740.00 8.03% £3,258.00
Sheffield (Hutcliffe Wood) £690.00 £824.00 19.42% £3,397.00
YORKSHIRE (WEST) (11)
Bradford £694.00 £726.00 4.61% £3,299.00
Dewsbury Moor £699.00 £699.00 0.00% £3,272.00
Halifax £688.10 £814.00 18.30% £3,280.00
Huddersfield £699.00 £699.00 0.00% £3,272.00
Keighley £694.00 £726.00 4.61% £3,299.00
Leeds (Cottingley Hall) £809.00 £884.00 9.27% £3,423.00
Leeds (Lawnswood) £809.00 £884.00 9.27% £3,423.00
Pontefract £793.00 £829.00 4.54% £3,402.00
Rawdon £809.00 £884.00 9.27% £3,423.00
Shipley £694.00 £726.00 4.61% £3,299.00
Wakefield £793.00 £829.00 4.54% £3,402.00
SCOTLAND (28)
Aberdeen £693.00 £693.00 0.00% £3,102.00
Ayr £788.00 £848.00 7.61% £3,236.00
Dumbarton £647.00 £647.00 0.00% £3,056.00
Clydebank £617.00 £642.00 4.05% £3,051.00
Crathes £795.00 £795.00 0.00% £3,204.00
Dumfries £740.00 £740.00 0.00% £3,184.00
Dundee £999.00 £1,070.00 7.11% £3,408.00
Dunfermline £642.00 £685.00 6.70% £3,072.00
Edinburgh £708.00 £735.00 3.81% £3,144.00
Leith £692.00 £762.00 10.12% £3,101.00
Warriston £692.00 £762.00 10.12% £3,101.00
Falkirk £608.00 £638.00 4.93% £3,137.00
Friockheim £999.00 £1,070.00 7.11% £3,408.00
Glasgow (Craigton) £652.00 £700.00 7.36% £3,014.00
Glasgow (Daldowie) £599.00 £605.00 1.00% £3,034.00
Glasgow (The Linn) £599.00 £605.00 1.00% £3,014.00
Glasgow (Maryhill) £625.00 £625.00 0.00% £3,061.00
Greenock £522.00 £585.70 12.20% £2,995.00
Holytown £800.00 £860.00 7.50% £3,209.00
Inverness £849.00 £870.00 2.47% £3,279.00
Irvine £885.00 £950.00 7.34% £3,294.00
Kirkcaldy £642.00 £685.00 6.70% £3,072.00
Melrose (Borders) £800.00 £845.00 5.62% £3,209.00
Moray £999.00 £1,070.00 7.11% £3,408.00
Paisley £625.00 £675.00 8.00% £3,034.00
Perth £749.00 £749.00 0.00% £3,158.00
South Lanarkshire £599.40 £599.40 0.00% £3,009.00
West Lothian £800.00 £845.00 5.62% £3,209.00
WALES (16)
Aberdare £655.00 £670.00 2.29% £3,243.00
Aberystwyth £795.00 £835.00 5.03% £3,368.00
Bangor £547.50 £547.50 0.00% £3,121.00
barry £750.00 £790.00 5.33% £3,323.00
Bridgend £623.00 £636.70 2.20% £3,232.00
Cardiff £530.00 £540.00 1.89% £3,113.00
Colwyn Bay £569.00 £599.00 5.27% £3,172.00
Gwent £651.00 £671.00 3.07% £3,244.00
Llanelli £695.00 £745.00 7.19% £3,268.00
Margam £585.00 £585.00 0.00% £3,158.00
Narberth £564.00 £581.00 3.01% £3,137.00
Newport £795.00 £795.00 0.00% na
Pontypridd £655.00 £670.00 2.29% £3,243.00
St Asaph £600.00 £790.00 31.67% £3,323.00
Swansea £610.00 £650.00 6.56% £3,223.00
Wrexham £656.00 £663.00 1.07% £3,236.00
CHANNEL ISLANDS (2)
Guernsey £557.00 £570.00 2.33% na
Jersey £738.50 £738.50 0.00% na
NORTHERN IRELAND (1)
Belfast £364.00 £364.00 0.00% £2,943.00

** Total cost figures were obtained from the Royal London Funeral Cost Index Report. Average costs include collection/care of the deceased, a basic coffin, hearse a simple service at a crematorium

RANK CITY COST RANK CITY COST RANK CITY COST
1 Beckenham £1,070.00 98 Camborne £815.00 195 Scarborough £699.50
2 Chichester £1,070.00 99 London (East) £815.00 196 Dewsbury Moor £699.00
3 Crawley £1,070.00 100 Northwich £815.00 197 Huddersfield £699.00
4 Dundee £1,070.00 101 Sedgemoor £815.00 198 Scunthorpe £699.00
5 Friockheim £1,070.00 102 Birmingham (Lodge Hill) £814.00 199 Hereford £698.00
6 Leatherhead £1,070.00 103 Birmingham (Sutton Coldfield) £814.00 200 Gedling £695.00
7 Moray £1,070.00 104 Birmingham (Yardley) £814.00 201 Ipswich £695.00
8 Northampton £1,070.00 105 Halifax £814.00 202 Nacton (Seven Hills) £695.00
9 Nuneaton £1,070.00 106 Coventry £812.00 203 Redditch £695.00
10 Oxford £1,070.00 107 Kirkleatham £810.00 204 Aberdeen £693.00
11 Norwich (Earlham Road) £1,060.00 108 Saffron Walden £810.00 205 Dukinfield £693.00
12 Norwich (horsham) £1,060.00 109 Waveney £810.00 206 Oldham £693.00
13 Lancaster & morcambe £1,055.00 110 Harrogate £807.00 207 Newcastle-under-Lyme £691.00
14 Loughborough £1,035.00 111 Bracknell £800.00 208 Crewe £690.00
15 Basingstoke £1,025.00 112 Alfreton (Amber Valley) £799.00 209 Golders Green £690.00
16 Bodmin £999.00 113 Leicester £799.00 210 Lewisham £690.00
17 Bury £999.00 114 Carlisle £796.00 211 Lincoln £690.00
18 Chorley £999.00 115 Bath £795.00 212 Macclesfield £690.00
19 Exeter £999.00 116 Crathes £795.00 213 Yeovil £690.00
20 Folkestone £999.00 117 Croydon £795.00 214 Hastings £688.00
21 Sherwood Forest £990.00 118 Newport £795.00 215 Chelmsford £685.00
22 Braintree £980.00 119 Ormskirk £795.00 216 Dunfermline £685.00
23 Grantham £975.00 120 Southampton £795.00 217 Kirkcaldy £685.00
24 London South £965.00 121 Distington (Whitehaven) £793.50 218 Leamington Spa £685.00
25 East Riding £960.00 122 Barry (Cardiff & Glamorgan) £790.00 219 Lichfield £685.00
26 Barrow-in-Furness £959.00 123 St Asaph £790.00 220 Preston £683.00
27 Abingdon (oxfordshire) £950.00 124 Newcastle upon Tyne £787.50 221 Wigan £683.00
28 Irvine £950.00 125 Guildford £785.00 222 Rowley Regis £682.00
29 March (fenland) £950.00 126 Havant £785.00 223 West Bromwich £682.00
30 Weston-Super-Mare £947.00 127 Douglas £783.50 224 Bretby £680.00
31 Stourport £945.00 128 South Shields £782.00 225 Hendon £680.00
32 Torquay £945.00 129 Sunderland £780.00 226 Bramcote £678.00
33 Rotherham £943.00 130 Rugby (Rainsbrook) £775.00 227 Warrington £677.00
34 Brentwood £935.00 131 Worcester £775.00 228 Altrincham £675.00
35 Harwood Prk £935.00 132 Poole £773.00 229 Paisley £675.00
36 West Berkshire £930.00 133 Bristol (Canford) £770.00 230 Stockport £675.00
37 Basildon £915.00 134 Bristol (South) £770.00 231 Skipton £672.00
38 Cromer £915.00 135 Slough £770.00 232 Derby £671.00
39 West Wiltshire £915.00 136 Margate £768.00 233 Gwent £671.00
40 Westerleigh £915.00 137 Edinburgh (Seafield) £762.00 234 Aberdare £670.00
41 Milkton Keybnes £914.50 138 Edinburgh (Warriston) £762.00 235 Boston £670.00
42 Enfield £913.00 139 Whippingham £761.00 236 Eltham £670.00
43 Countesthorpe £900.00 140 Great Yarmouth £760.00 237 Mountsett £670.00
44 Wellingborough £899.00 141 Manor Park £760.00 238 Pontypridd £670.00
45 Barham £895.00 142 Weeley £760.00 239 Birkenhead £667.00
46 Bury st edmunds £895.00 143 Weymouth £758.00 240 Maidstone £666.50
47 Charing £895.00 144 Perth £749.00 241 Wrexham (Pentrebychan) £663.00
48 Forest of Dean £895.00 145 Honor Oak £748.00 242 Eastbourne £660.00
49 Harlow £895.00 146 Bedford £745.00 243 Hull £660.00
50 Hoddesdon £895.00 147 Bolton £745.00 244 Lytham St Annes £656.00
51 Plymouth (Ellford) £895.00 148 Llanelli £745.00 245 Stoke-on-Trent £655.00
52 Plymouth (weston Mill) £895.00 149 Reading £745.00 246 Mansfield £653.50
53 Redbridge (forets park) £895.00 150 Bournemouth £744.00 247 Durham £650.00
54 Southampton (wessex vale) £895.00 151 Tynemouth £740.50 248 London (West) £650.00
55 Birmingham (perry barr) £890.00 152 Whitley Bay £740.50 249 Medway £650.00
56 Telford £890.00 153 Dumfries (Roucan Loch) £740.00 250 Swansea £650.00
57 Leeds (cottingley Hall) £884.00 154 Manchester £740.00 251 Ruislip £649.00
58 Leeds (lawnswood) £884.00 155 Peel Green £740.00 252 Cardross £647.00
59 Rawdon £884.00 156 Salford £740.00 253 Manchester (Blackley) £645.00
60 Dudley £877.00 157 Sheffield (Grenoside) £740.00 254 Clydebank £642.00
61 Stourbridge £877.00 158 Southend-on-Sea £740.00 255 Barnstaple £640.00
62 Banbury £875.00 159 Jersey £738.50 256 Great Grimsby £638.50
63 Haltemprice £875.00 160 Shrewsbury £737.00 257 Falkirk £638.00
64 Mendip £875.00 161 Kettering £736.00 258 Bridgend £636.70
65 New Southgate £875.00 162 Edinburgh (Mortonhall) £735.00 259 Accrington £635.00
66 Romsey £875.00 163 King’s Lynn £734.00 260 Alford £635.00
67 York £875.00 164 Chesterfield £730.00 261 Nottingham £635.00
68 Inverness £870.00 165 Luton £730.00 262 Brighton (The Downs) £633.00
69 Peterborough £870.00 166 Colchester £727.00 263 Brighton & Hove (Woodvale) £633.00
70 Holytown £860.00 167 Bradford £726.00 264 Truro £630.00
71 Woking £860.00 168 Keighley £726.00 265 Glasgow (Maryhill) £625.00
72 Southport £855.00 169 Shipley £726.00 266 Kingston-upon-Thames £617.00
73 Thornton £855.00 170 Tunbridge Wells £726.00 267 Lambeth £615.00
74 Cheltenham £852.50 171 South Lincolnshire £725.00 268 Portchester £615.00
75 South Essex £850.00 172 Wolverhampton £725.00 269 West Norwood £615.00
76 Wear VAlley £850.00 173 Middleton £724.80 270 Islington £610.00
77 Whimple £850.00 174 Rochdale £724.80 271 St Marylebone £610.00
78 Ayr £848.00 175 Birtley £724.00 272 Glasgow (Daldowie) £605.00
79 Atherton £845.00 176 Gateshead £724.00 273 Glasgow (The Linn) £605.00
80 Great Glen £845.00 177 Burnley £723.00 274 St Helens £605.00
81 Melrose £845.00 178 Chester £722.00 275 South Lanarkshire £599.40
82 West Lothian £845.00 179 Blyth £720.00 276 Colwyn Bay £599.00
83 Worthing £845.00 180 Gravesend £720.00 277 Putney Vale £599.00
84 Salisbury £842.00 181 Sittingbourne £720.00 278 Mortlake £595.00
85 Hitchin £840.00 182 Cambridge £718.00 279 Greenock £585.70
86 Swindon £840.00 183 Doncaster £715.00 280 Margam £585.00
87 Aberystwyth# £835.00 184 Taunton £715.00 281 Narberth £581.00
88 Gloucester (cney Hill) £830.00 185 Blackburn £710.00 282 Amersham (Chilterns) £575.00
89 Liverpool (anfield) £830.00 186 Coleshill (Woodlands) £710.00 283 Guernsey £570.00
90 Liverpool (springwood) £830.00 187 Hartlepool £710.00 284 North East Surrey £570.00
91 Pontefract £829.00 188 Solihull £710.00 285 West Hertfordshire £560.00
92 Wakefield £829.00 189 Barnsley £707.00 286 Bangor £547.50
93 Walsall £828.00 190 Blackpool £705.00 287 Cardiff £540.00
94 Sheffield (coty road) £824.00 191 Glasgow (Craigton) £700.00 288 Purbeck £538.00
95 Sheffield (hutclife wood) £824.00 192 Middlesbrough £700.00 289 South West Middlesex £515.00
96 Darlington £821.00 193 Stafford £700.00 290 London (City of) £407.00
97 Aldershot £816.00 194 Widnes £700.00 291 Belfast £364.00
Crematoria Number of creamtions (1st Jan – 31st Dec 2016) Number of Creamtions (1st jan – 31st Dec 2017) County Total 2017 % increase 2016 – 2017
BEDFORDSHIRE (2)
Bedford 1,766 1,814 2.72%
Luton 1,837 1,819 3,633 -0.98%
BERKSHIRE (4)
Bracknell 1,997 1,899 -4.91%
Reading 1,731 1,809 4.51%
Slough 1,174 1,176 0.17%
West Berkshire (Thatcham) 1,159 1,144 6,028 -1.29%
BRISTOL (3)
Bristol (Canford) 1,569 1,548 -1.34%
Bristol (South) 1,912 1,924 0.63%
Westerleigh 2,515 2,705 6,177 7.55%
BUCKINGHAMSHIRE (2)
Amersham (Chilterns) 3,491 3,764 7.82%
Milton Keynes 2,048 2,008 5,772 -1.95%
CAMBRIDGESHIRE (3)
Cambridge 2,786 2,683 -3.70%
March (Fenland) 910 1,011 11.10%
Peterborough 2,154 2,242 5,936 4.09%
CHESHIRE (6)
Chester 2,039 1,986 -2.60%
Crewe 1,108 1,100 -0.72%
Macclesfield 1,664 1,669 0.30%
Northwich 1,098 1,105 0.64%
Warrington 1,952 1,921 -1.59%
Widnes 700 633 8,414 -9.57%
CLEVELAND (3)
Hartlepool 902 931 3.22%
Kirkleatham 1,089 1,175 7.90%
Middlesbrough 3,110 3,118 5,224 0.26%
CORNWALL (3)
Bodmin 1,631 1,589 -2.58%
Camborne 1,259 1,394 10.72%
Truro 1,643 1,586 4,569 -3.47%
CUMBRIA (3)
Barrow-in-Furness 1,002 950 -5.19%
Carlisle 1,556 1,516 -2.57%
Distington (Whitehaven) 946 1,047 3,513 10.68%
DERBYSHIRE (3)
Alfreton (Amber Valley) 1,190 1,346 13.11%
Chesterfield 2,178 2,339 7.39%
Derby 2,591 2,652 6,337 2.35%
DEVON (6)
Barnstaple 1,573 1,597 1.53%
Exeter 2,443 2,376 -2.74%
Plymouth (Efford) 1,166 1,245 6.78%
Plymouth (Weston Mill) 1,701 1,592 -6.41%
Torquay 2,505 2,476 -1.16%
Whimple (East Devon) 1,566 1,569 10,855 0.19%
DORSET (4)
Bournemouth 3,300 3,529 6.94%
Poole 2,610 2,408 -7.74%
Purbeck (Opened Sept ‘17) 0 137
Weymouth 1,362 1,299 7,373 -4.63%
DURHAM (4)
Darlington 1,636 1,642 0.37%
Durham 2,313 2,299 -0.61%
Mountsett 1,391 1,371 -1.44%
Wear Valley 962 966 6,278 0.42%
ESSEX (11)
Basildon 2,275 2,237 -1.67%
Braintree 962 1,054 9.56%
Brentwood 734 856 16.62%
Chelmsford 2,181 2,154 -1.24%
Colchester 1,453 1,480 1.86%
Harlow 1,824 1,719 -5.76%
Redbridge (Forest Park) 1,321 1,234 -6.59%
Saffron Walden (Cam Valley) 0 0
(Opened January ‘18)
Southend-on-Sea 2,420 2,514 3.88%
South Essex 3,193 3,211 0.56%
Weeley 1,703 1,663 18,122 -2.35%
GLOUCESTERSHIRE (3)
Cheltenham 2,047 1,945 -4.98%
Gloucester (Coney Hill) 1,814 1,817 0.17%
Gloucester (Forest of Dean) 1,071 1,079 4,841 0.75%
HAMPSHIRE (7)
Aldershot 1,646 1,714 4.13%
Basingstoke 1,776 1,838 3.49%
Havant 1,542 1,662 7.78%
Portchester 3,355 3,334 -0.63%
Romsey (Opened August ‘17) 0 309
Southampton 2,351 2,296 -2.34%
Southampton (Wessex Vale) 1,850 1,832 12,985 -0.97%
HEREFORDSHIRE (1)
Hereford 1,660 1,605 1,605 -3.31%
HERTFORDSHIRE (4)
Harwood Park 2,367 2,135 -9.80%
Hitchin (Opened June ‘17) 0 637
Hoddesdon  (Woollensbrook) 0 402
(Opened March ‘17)
West Hertfordshire 3,114 3,273 6,447 5.11%
ISLE OF MAN (1)
Douglas 597 611 611 2.35%
ISLE OF WIGHT (1)
Whippingham 1,468 1,548 1,548 5.45%
KENT (9)
Barham 2,472 2,513 1.66%
Charing 1,408 1,397 -0.78%
Folkestone 668 789 18.11%
Gravesend (Opened Jan ‘17) 3 1,054 35033.33%
Maidstone 1,662 1,635 -1.62%
Margate 1,707 1,648 -3.46%
Medway 2,632 1,957 -25.65%
Sittingbourne 1,217 1,232 1.23%
Tunbridge Wells 2,346 2,414 14,639 2.90%
LANCASHIRE (9)
Accrington 980 1,033 5.41%
Blackburn 1,301 1,224 -5.92%
Blackpool 1,983 1,998 0.76%
Burnley 1,504 1,621 7.78%
Chorley 1,191 1,231 3.36%
Lancaster & Morecambe 1,829 1,224 -33.08%
Lytham St Annes 1,747 1,755 0.46%
Ormskirk 695 973 40.00%
Preston 1,391 1,457 12,516 4.74%
LEICESTERSHIRE (4)
Countesthorpe 1,462 1,387 -5.13%
(South Leicester)
Great Glen (Opened March ‘17) 0 505
Leicester 2,364 2,119 -10.36%
Loughborough 1,695 1,571 5,582 -7.32%
LINCOLNSHIRE (7)
Alford 1,033 1,110 7.45%
Boston 883 981 11.10%
Grantham 1,094 1,154 5.48%
Great Grimsby 1,769 1,750 -1.07%
Lincoln 1,850 1,908 3.14%
Scunthorpe 1,638 1,690 3.17%
South Lincolnshire 803 948 9,541 18.06%
LONDON (24)
Beckenham 1,653 1,502 -9.13%
Croydon 1,758 1,772 0.80%
Eltham 3,875 3,680 -5.03%
Enfield 2,024 1,874 -7.41%
Golders Green 2,049 2,313 12.88%
Hendon 995 1,061 6.63%
Honor Oak 1,315 1,948 48.14%
Islington 909 960 5.61%
Kingston-upon-Thames 964 919 -4.67%
Lambeth 791 675 -14.66%
Lewisham 1,223 1,235 0.98%
London (City of) 2,432 2,474 1.73%
London (East) 520 451 -13.27%
London (South) 888 836 -5.86%
London (West) 1,027 1,025 -0.19%
Manor Park 380 465 22.37%
Mortlake 2,343 2,292 -2.18%
New Southgate 807 836 3.59%
North East Surrey 1,726 1,903 10.25%
Putney Vale 1,281 1,232 -3.83%
Ruislip 3,082 3,062 -0.65%
St Marylebone 674 682 1.19%
South West Middlesex 2,374 2,635 10.99%
West Norwood 909 530 36,362 -41.69%
MANCHESTER (GREATER) (14)
Altrincham 1,552 1,668 7.47%
Atherton (Howe Bridge) 1,186 1,199 1.10%
Bolton 2,195 2,112 -3.78%
Bury 1,011 1,049 3.76%
Dukinfield 2,035 2,086 2.51%
Manchester (Blackley) 1,112 1,095 -1.53%
Manchester (Chorlton-cum-Hardy) 2,021 1,991
Middleton 377 390 3.45%
Oldham 1,586 1,502 -5.30%
Peel Green 669 701 4.78%
Rochdale 1,322 1,268 -4.08%
Salford 1,167 1,120 -4.03%
Stockport 2,479 2,569 3.63%
Wigan 1,128 1,218 19,968 7.98%
MERSEYSIDE (6)
Birkenhead 3,229 3,041 -5.82%
Liverpool (Anfield) 2,188 2,054 -6.12%
Liverpool (Springwood) 2,343 2,389 1.96%
St Helens 2,512 2,401 -4.42%
Southport 1,399 1,198 -14.37%
Thornton (Crosby) 1,250 1,303 12,386 4.24%
NORFOLK (5)
Cromer (Opened in January ‘17) 0 749
Great Yarmouth 1,593 1,434 -9.98%
King’s Lynn 2,209 2,130 -3.58%
Norwich (Earlham Road) 1,648 1,558 -5.46%
Norwich (Horsham St Faith) 2,242 1,824 7,695 -18.64%
NORTHAMPTONSHIRE (3)
Kettering 2,427 2,017 -16.89%
Northampton 1,667 1,747 4.80%
Wellingborough (Nene Valley) 181 695 4,459 283.98%
(Opened September ‘16)
NORTHUMBERLAND (1)
Blyth 1,566 1,590 1,590 1.53%
NOTTINGHAMSHIRE (5)
Bramcote 2,973 2,762 -7.10%
Gedling (Opened January ‘17) 0 998
Mansfield 2,588 2,501 -3.36%
Nottingham 2,181 1,839 -15.68%
Sherwood Forest 1,177 1,131 9,231 -3.91%
OXFORDSHIRE (3)
Abingdon (South Oxfordshire) 1,423 1,579 10.96%
Banbury 1,072 991 -7.56%
Oxford 1,629 1,539 4,109 -5.52%
SHROPSHIRE (2)
Shrewsbury 1,977 1,902 -3.79%
Telford 1,480 1,563 3,465 5.61%
SOMERSET (6)
Bath 1,657 1,645 -0.72%
Mendip 708 801 13.14%
Sedgemoor 870 971 11.61%
Taunton 1,991 1,998 0.35%
Weston-Super-Mare 1,376 1,336 -2.91%
Yeovil 1,718 1,752 8,503 1.98%
STAFFORDSHIRE (5)
Bretby 1,766 1,835 3.91%
Lichfield 418 726 73.68%
Newcastle-under-Lyme 1,592 1,507 -5.34%
Stafford 1,848 1,906 3.14%
Stoke-on-Trent 2,165 2,303 8,277 6.37%
SUFFOLK (4)
Bury St Edmunds 2,288 2,270 -0.79%
Ipswich 820 893 8.90%
Nacton (Seven Hills) 1,811 1,874 3.48%
Waveney 772 1,144 6,181 48.19%
SURREY (3)
Guildford 1,741 1,434 -17.63%
Leatherhead 2,182 2,282 4.58%
Woking 1,619 1,651 5,367 1.98%
SUSSEX (EAST) (4)
Brighton (The Downs) 1,285 1,127 -12.30%
Brighton & Hove (Woodvale) 2,018 1,967 -2.53%
Eastbourne 2,626 2,554 -2.74%
Hastings 1,448 1,480 7,128 2.21%
SUSSEX (WEST) (3)
Chichester 1,906 1,838 -3.57%
Crawley (Surrey & Sussex) 3,017 3,065 1.59%
Worthing 3,266 3,626 8,529 11.02%
TYNE & WEAR (7)
Birtley 459 515 12.20%
Gateshead 1,338 1,346 0.60%
Newcastle upon Tyne 2,962 2,926 -1.22%
South Shields 1,442 1,502 4.16%
Sunderland 2,432 2,473 1.69%
Tynemouth 1,094 1,075 -1.74%
Whitley Bay 941 1,062 10,899 12.86%
WARWICKSHIRE (4)
Coleshill (Woodlands) 819 943 15.14%
Leamington Spa 1,711 1,880 9.88%
Nuneaton 1,928 1,988 3.11%
Rugby (Rainsbrook) 875 871 5,682 -0.46%
WEST MIDLANDS (12)
Birmingham (Lodge Hill) 1,937 2,071 6.92%
Birmingham (Perry Barr) 932 729 -21.78%
Birmingham (Sutton Coldfield) 1,919 1,947 1.46%
Birmingham (Yardley) 1,173 1,671 42.46%
Coventry 2,478 2,600 4.92%
Dudley 1,765 1,756 -0.51%
Rowley Regis 914 1,049 14.77%
Solihull 1,877 1,223 -34.84%
Stourbridge 1,328 1,390 4.67%
Walsall 2,009 2,092 4.13%
West Bromwich 2,038 2,143 5.15%
Wolverhampton 2,570 2,730 21,401 6.23%
WILTSHIRE (3)
Salisbury 1,509 1,569 3.98%
Swindon 2,001 2,090 4.45%
West Wiltshire 2,018 2,086 5,745 3.37%
WORCESTERSHIRE (3)
Redditch 1,743 1,620 -7.06%
Stourport (Wyre Forest) 1,036 1,099 6.08%
Worcester 1,942 2,187 4,906 12.62%
YORKSHIRE (EAST) (3)
East Riding 1,173 1,198 2.13%
Haltemprice 1,512 1,632 7.94%
Hull 2,443 2,578 5,408 5.53%
YORKSHIRE (NORTH) (4)
Harrogate 1,584 1,615 1.96%
Scarborough 1,156 1,163 0.61%
Skipton 1,023 1,012 -1.08%
York 2,304 2,267 6,057 -1.61%
YORKSHIRE (SOUTH) (6)
Barnsley 1,932 2,120 9.73%
Doncaster 2,528 2,550 0.87%
Rotherham 1,978 1,913 -3.29%
Sheffield (City Road) 1,308 1,355 3.59%
Sheffield (Grenoside) 2,016 2,032 0.79%
Sheffield (Hutcliffe Wood) 1,747 1,752 11,722 0.29%
YORKSHIRE (WEST) (11)
Bradford 1,107 1,089 -1.63%
Dewsbury Moor 1,365 1,290 -5.49%
Halifax 1,775 1,882 6.03%
Huddersfield 1,714 1,749 2.04%
Keighley 629 563 -10.49%
Leeds (Cottingley Hall) 1,589 1,753 10.32%
Leeds (Lawnswood) 1,952 1,839 -5.79%
Pontefract 1,902 1,982 4.21%
Rawdon 1,940 2,015 3.87%
Shipley 1,346 1,315 -2.30%
Wakefield 1,202 1,297 16,774 7.90%
SCOTLAND (28)
Aberdeen 2,435 2,169 -10.92%
Ayr 1,344 1,370 1.93%
Cardross 716 714 -0.28%
Clydebank 1,325 1,391 4.98%
Crathes (Opened May ‘16) 254 548 115.75%
Dumfries (Roucan Loch) 860 950 10.47%
Dundee 1,708 1,876 9.84%
Dunfermline 978 1,180 20.65%
Edinburgh (Mortonhall) 647 1,627 151.47%
Edinburgh (Seafield) 1,492 1,145 -23.26%
Edinburgh (Warriston) 2,908 2,234 -23.18%
Falkirk 2,046 1,755 -14.22%
Friockheim 832 878 5.53%
Glasgow (Craigton) 904 904 0.00%
Glasgow (Daldowie) 2,874 2,987 3.93%
Glasgow (The Linn) 1,905 2,141 12.39%
Glasgow (Maryhill) 1,694 1,668 -1.53%
Greenock 1,042 1,102 5.76%
Holytown 1,285 1,390 8.17%
Inverness 1,088 1,113 2.30%
Irvine 1,497 1,528 2.07%
Kirkcaldy 1,964 1,970 0.31%
Melrose (Borders) 777 733 -5.66%
Moray 622 658 5.79%
Paisley 1,592 1,651 3.71%
Perth 1,177 942 -19.97%
South Lanarkshire 1,584 1,594 0.63%
West Lothian 1,003 1,008 39,226 0.50%
WALES (16)
Aberdare 1,258 1,480 17.65%
Aberystwyth 697 659 -5.45%
Bangor 1,077 1,112 3.25%
Barry (Cardiff & Glamorgan) 1,014 1,171 15.48%
Bridgend 1,589 1,620 1.95%
Cardiff 2,787 2,820 1.18%
Colwyn Bay 1,439 1,047 -27.24%
Gwent 2,970 2,945 -0.84%
Llanelli 1,386 1,479 6.71%
Margam 1,536 1,496 -2.60%
Narberth 1,432 1,511 5.52%
Newport (Opened Nov ‘17) 0 70
Pontypridd 1,352 1,147 -15.16%
St Asaph (Opened May ‘16) 619 1,178 90.31%
Swansea 2,083 2,086 0.14%
Wrexham (Pentrebychan) 1,976 1,874 23,695 -5.16%
CHANNEL ISLANDS (2)
Guernsey 376 434 15.43%
Jersey 626 631 1065 0.80%
NORTHERN IRELAND (1)
Belfast 3,521 3,372 3,372 -4.23%
TOTAL 459,693 467,748 1.75%
Position Crematoria Number Position Crematoria Number Position Crematoria Number
1 Amersham (Chilterns) 3,764 97 Wrexham (Pentrebychan) 1,874 193 Sittingbourne 1,232
2 Eltham 3,680 98 Leeds (Lawnswood) 1,839 194 Chorley 1,231
3 Worthing 3,626 99 Nottingham 1,839 195 Blackburn 1,224
4 Bournemouth 3,529 100 Basingstoke 1,838 196 Lancaster & Morecambe 1,224
5 Belfast 3,372 101 Chichester 1,838 197 Solihull 1,223
6 Portchester 3,334 102 Bretby 1,835 198 Wigan 1,218
7 West Hertfordshire 3,273 103 Southampton (Wessex Vale) 1,832 199 Atherton (Howe Bridge) 1,199
8 South Essex 3,211 104 Norwich (Horsham St Faith) 1,824 200 East Riding 1,198
9 Middlesbrough 3,118 105 Luton 1,819 201 Southport 1,198
10 Crawley (Surrey & Sussex) 3,065 106 Gloucester (Coney Hill) 1,817 202 Dunfermline 1,180
11 Ruislip 3,062 107 Bedford 1,814 203 St Asaph 1,178
12 Birkenhead 3,041 108 Reading 1,809 204 Slough 1,176
13 Glasgow (Daldowie) 2,987 109 Croydon 1,772 205 Kirkleatham 1,175
14 Gwent 2,945 110 Dudley 1,756 206 Barry (Cardiff & Glamorgan) 1,171
15 Newcastle upon Tyne 2,926 111 Falkirk 1,755 207 Scarborough 1,163
16 Cardiff 2,820 112 Lytham St Annes 1,755 208 Grantham 1,154
17 Bramcote 2,762 113 Leeds (Cottingley Hall) 1,753 209 Pontypridd 1,147
18 Wolverhampton 2,730 114 Sheffield (Hutcliffe Wood) 1,752 210 Edinburgh (Seafield) 1,145
19 Westerleigh 2,705 115 Yeovil 1,752 211 Waveney 1,144
20 Cambridge 2,683 116 Great Grimsby 1,750 212 West Berkshire (Thatcham) 1,144
21 Derby 2,652 117 Huddersfield 1,749 213 Sherwood Forest 1,131
22 South West Middlesex 2,635 118 Northampton 1,747 214 Brighton (The Downs) 1,127
23 Coventry 2,600 119 Harlow 1,719 215 Salford 1,120
24 Hull 2,578 120 Aldershot 1,714 216 Inverness 1,113
25 Stockport 2,569 121 Scunthorpe 1,690 217 Bangor 1,112
26 Eastbourne 2,554 122 Birmingham (Yardley) 1,671 218 Alford 1,110
27 Doncaster 2,550 123 Macclesfield 1,669 219 Northwich 1,105
28 Southend-on-Sea 2,514 124 Altrincham 1,668 220 Greenock 1,102
29 Barham 2,513 125 Glasgow (Maryhill) 1,668 221 Crewe 1,100
30 Mansfield 2,501 126 Weeley 1,663 222 Stourport (Wyre Forest) 1,099
31 Torquay 2,476 127 Havant 1,662 223 Manchester (Blackley) 1,095
32 London (City of) 2,474 128 Paisley 1,651 224 Bradford 1,089
33 Sunderland 2,473 129 Woking 1,651 225 Gloucester (Forest of Dean) 1,079
34 Tunbridge Wells 2,414 130 Margate 1,648 226 Tynemouth 1,075
35 Poole 2,408 131 Bath 1,645 227 Whitley Bay 1,062
36 St Helens 2,401 132 Darlington 1,642 228 Hendon 1,061
37 Liverpool (Springwood) 2,389 133 Maidstone 1,635 229 Braintree 1,054
38 Exeter 2,376 134 Haltemprice 1,632 230 Gravesend (Opened Jan‘17) 1,054
39 Chesterfield 2,339 135 Edinburgh (Mortonhall) 1,627 231 Bury 1,049
40 Golders Green 2,313 136 Burnley 1,621 232 Rowley Regis 1,049
41 Stoke-on-Trent 2,303 137 Bridgend 1,620 233 Colwyn Bay 1,047
42 Durham 2,299 138 Redditch 1,620 234 Distington (Whitehaven) 1,047
43 Southampton 2,296 139 Harrogate 1,615 235 Accrington 1,033
44 Mortlake 2,292 140 Hereford 1,605 236 London (West) 1,025
45 Leatherhead 2,282 141 Barnstaple 1,597 237 Skipton 1,012
46 Bury St Edmunds 2,270 142 South Lanarkshire 1,594 238 March (Fenland) 1,011
47 York 2,267 143 Plymouth (Weston Mill) 1,592 239 West Lothian 1,008
48 Peterborough 2,242 144 Blyth 1,590 240 Gedling (Opened Jan ‘17) 998
49 Basildon 2,237 145 Bodmin 1,589 241 Banbury 991
50 Edinburgh (Warriston) 2,234 146 Truro 1,586 242 Boston 981
51 Worcester 2,187 147 Abingdon (South Oxfordshire) 1,579 243 Ormskirk (Opened Feb ‘16) 973
52 Aberdeen 2,169 148 Loughborough 1,571 244 Sedgemoor 971
53 Chelmsford 2,154 149 Salisbury 1,569 245 Wear Valley 966
54 West Bromwich 2,143 150 Whimple (East Devon) 1,569 246 Islington 960
55 Glasgow (The Linn) 2,141 151 Telford 1,563 247 Barrow-in-Furness 950
56 Harwood Park 2,135 152 Norwich (Earlham Road) 1,558 248 Dumfries (Roucan Loch) 950
57 King’s Lynn 2,130 153 Bristol (Canford) 1,548 249 South Lincolnshire 948
58 Barnsley 2,120 154 Whippingham 1,548 250 Coleshill (Woodlands) 943
59 Leicester 2,119 155 Oxford 1,539 251 Perth 942
60 Bolton 2,112 156 Irvine 1,528 252 Hartlepool 931
61 Walsall 2,092 157 Carlisle 1,516 253 Kingston-upon-Thames 919
62 Swindon 2,090 158 Narberth 1,511 254 Glasgow (Craigton) 904
63 Dukinfield 2,086 159 Newcastle-under-Lyme 1,507 255 Ipswich 893
64 Swansea 2,086 160 Beckenham 1,502 256 Friockheim 878
65 West Wiltshire 2,086 161 Oldham 1,502 257 Rugby (Rainsbrook) 871
66 Birmingham (Lodge Hill) 2,071 162 South Shields 1,502 258 Brentwood 856
67 Liverpool (Anfield) 2,054 163 Margam 1,496 259 London (South) 836
68 Sheffield (Grenoside) 2,032 164 Aberdare 1,480 260 New Southgate 836
69 Kettering 2,017 165 Colchester 1,480 261 Mendip 801
70 Rawdon 2,015 166 Hastings 1,480 262 Folkestone 789
71 Milton Keynes 2,008 167 Llanelli 1,479 263 Cromer (Opened Jan ‘17) 749
72 Blackpool 1,998 168 Preston 1,457 264 Melrose (Borders) 733
73 Taunton 1,998 169 Great Yarmouth 1,434 265 Birmingham (Perry Barr) 729
74 Manchester 1,991 170 Guildford 1,434 266 Lichfield 726
75 Nuneaton 1,988 171 Charing 1,397 267 Cardross 714
76 Chester 1,986 172 Camborne 1,394 268 Peel Green 701
77 Pontefract 1,982 173 Clydebank 1,391 269 Wellingborough (Nene Valley) 695
78 Kirkcaldy 1,970 174 Holytown 1,390 270 St Marylebone 682
79 Brighton & Hove (Woodvale) 1,967 175 Stourbridge 1,390 271 Lambeth 675
80 Medway 1,957 176 Countesthorpe (South Leicester) 1,387 272 Aberystwyth 659
81 Honor Oak 1,948 177 Mountsett 1,371 273 Moray 658
82 Birmingham (Sutton Coldfield) 1,947 178 Ayr 1,370 274 Hitchin (Opened June ‘17) 637
83 Cheltenham 1,945 179 Sheffield (City Road) 1,355 275 Widnes 633
84 Bristol (South) 1,924 180 Alfreton (Amber Valley) 1,346 276 Jersey 631
85 Warrington 1,921 181 Gateshead 1,346 277 Douglas 611
86 Rotherham 1,913 182 Weston-Super-Mare 1,336 278 Keighley 563
87 Lincoln 1,908 183 Shipley 1,315 279 Crathes 548
88 Stafford 1,906 184 Thornton (Crosby) 1,303 280 West Norwood 530
89 North East Surrey 1,903 185 Weymouth 1,299 281 Birtley 515
90 Shrewsbury 1,902 186 Wakefield 1,297 282 Great Glen (Opened March ‘17) 505
91 Bracknell 1,899 187 Dewsbury Moor 1,290 283 Manor Park 465
92 Halifax 1,882 188 Rochdale 1,268 284 London (East) 451
93 Leamington Spa 1,880 189 Plymouth (Efford) 1,245 285 Guernsey 434
94 Dundee 1,876 190 Lewisham 1,235 286 Hoddesdon  (Woollensbrook) 402
95 Enfield 1,874 191 Redbridge (Forest Park) 1,234 287 Middleton 390
96 Nacton (Seven Hills) 1,874 192 Putney Vale 1,232 288 Romsey (Opened August ‘17) 309
289 Purbeck (Opened Sept‘17) 137
290 Newport (Opened Nov ‘17) 70
Year Number of Crematoria New Crematoria Deaths Cremations Cremation % Cremtorium Cost Increase %
1960 148 17 588,032 204,019 34.70%
1970 206 2 638,834 353,957 55.41%
1980 220 1 644,684 420,717 65.26%
1990 225 0 629,629 438,066 69.58% £90.43 NA
1991 225 0 634,339 441,108 69.54% £104.90 16%
1992 226 1 622,410 437,000 70.21% £121.40 15.73%
1993 227 1 646,477 453,045 70.08% 137.16 12.98%
1994 228 1 616,719 434,223 70.41% £151.65 10.56%
1995 229 3 649,635 445,574 68.59% £163.66 7.92%
1996 230 1 640,081 445,934 69.67% £173.00 5.71%
1997 234 4 633,635 446,305 70.44% £194.00 12.14%
1998 238 4 633,062 439,145 69.37% £205.48 5.92%
1999 241 3 635,785 444,169 69.86% £221.41 7.75%
2000 242 2 611,960 437,609 71.51% £235.38 6.31%
2001 242 0 605,835 428,383 70.71% £252.42 7.24%
2002 243 1 609,943 437,124 71.67% £268.87 6.52%
2003 244 1 615,177 442,538 71.94% £287.76 7.03%
2004 245 1 588,753 424,835 72.16% £298.34 3.68%
2005 248 3 586,829 424,684 72.37% £342.45 14.79%
2006 250 2 576,211 416,881 72.35% £369.12 7.79%
2007 253 3 578,716 417,920 72.22% £408.90 10.78%
2008 253 0 583,754 422,853 72.44% £441.07 7.87%
2009 256 3 563,741 413,870 73.41% £479.80 8.78%
2010 260 5 565,776 413,780 73.13% £505.62 5.38%
2011 265 5 556,434 413,845 74.37% £545.86 7.96%
2012 266 1 572,962 425,784 74.31% £584.72 7.12%
2013 270 5 580,086 436,280 75.20% £619.40 5.93%
2014 273 3 573,904 429,254 74.80% £652.56 5.35%
2015 277 4 606,216 462,916 76.36% £689.35 5.64%
2016 281 4 597,206 459,693 76.97% £720.43 4.51%
2017 289 8 607,037+ 467,748 77.05%+ £744.93 3.40%
2018 NA NA NA NA NA £783.18 5.13%

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