2017 Cremation Facts and Figures

  • The cremation rate in 2017 was 77.05%
  • The busiest crematorium in 2017 was Amersham with 3,764
  • There were 467,748 cremations in the UK in 2017 across 289 crematoriums. Each Crematorium had an average of 1607 cremations in 2017
  • The most expensive crematorium in 2017 was Beckenham (£999) and the cheapest was Belfast (£364)
  • The average cost of a cremation in 2017 was £783.18

Cremation Cost & Number of Cremations in 2017

 

Crematoria1st jan-31st jan 20161st jan-31st jan 2017county totalJan 2017 feeJan 2018 feetotal cost
BEDFORDSHIRE (2)      
Bedford1,7661,814 £726.70£745.00£745.00
Luton1,8371,8193,633£730.00£730.00£730.00
BERKSHIRE (4)      
Bracknell1,9971,899 £773.00£800.00£800.00
Reading1,7311,809 £725.00£745.00£745.00
Slough1,1741,176 £760.00£770.00£770.00
West Berkshire (Thatcham)1,1591,1446,028£875.00£930.00£930.00
BRISTOL (3)      
Bristol (Canford)1,5691,548 £745.00£770.00£770.00
Bristol (South)1,9121,924 £745.00£770.00£770.00
Westerleigh2,5152,7056,177£865.00£915.00£915.00
BUCKINGHAMSHIRE (2)      
Amersham (Chilterns)3,4913,764 £546.00£575.00£620.00
Milton Keynes2,0482,0085,772£910.00£914.50£962.50
CAMBRIDGESHIRE (3)      
Cambridge2,7862,683 £718.00£718.00£741.00
March (Fenland)9101,011 £885.00£950.00£950.00
Peterborough2,1542,2425,936£822.00£870.00£870.00
CHESHIRE (6)      
Chester2,0391,986 £715.00£722.00£722.00
Crewe1,1081,100 £620.00£690.00£690.00
Macclesfield1,6641,669 £620.00£690.00£690.00
Northwich1,0981,105 £765.00£815.00£850.00
Warrington1,9521,921 £642.00£677.00£703.00
Widnes7006338,414£650.00£700.00£700.00
CLEVELAND (3)      
Hartlepool902931 £686.00£710.00£762.00
Kirkleatham1,0891,175 £770.00£810.00£854.00
Middlesbrough3,1103,1185,224£670.00£700.00£740.00
CORNWALL (3)      
Bodmin1,6311,589 £947.00£999.00£999.00
Camborne1,2591,394 £765.00£815.00£815.00
Truro1,6431,5864,569£614.00£630.00£670.00
CUMBRIA (3)      
Barrow-in-Furness1,002950 £738.00£959.00£959.00
Carlisle1,5561,516 £772.50£796.00£822.00
Distington (Whitehaven)9461,0473,513£793.50£793.50£793.50
DERBYSHIRE (3)      
Alfreton (Amber Valley)1,1901,346 £770.00£799.00£843.00
Chesterfield2,1782,339 £690.00£730.00£773.00
Derby2,5912,6526,337£697.00£671.00£671.00
DEVON (6)      
Barnstaple1,5731,597 £630.00£640.00£640.00
Exeter2,4432,376 £940.00£999.00£999.00
Plymouth (Efford)1,1661,245 £891.00£895.00£925.00
Plymouth (Weston Mill)1,7011,592 £891.00£895.00£925.00
Torquay2,5052,476 £895.00£945.00£945.00
Whimple (East Devon)1,5661,56910,855£850.00£850.00£875.00
DORSET (4)      
Bournemouth3,3003,529 £713.00£744.00£744.00
Poole2,6102,408 £758.00£773.00£783.00
Purbeck (Opened Sept ‘17)0137 £538.00£538.00£623.00
Weymouth1,3621,2997,373£740.00£758.00£758.00
DURHAM (4)      
Darlington1,6361,642 £750.00£821.00£821.00
Durham2,3132,299 £650.00£650.00£665.00
Mountsett1,3911,371 £650.00£670.00£670.00
Wear Valley9629666,278£795.00£850.00£895.00
ESSEX (11)      
Basildon2,2752,237 £865.00£915.00£915.00
Braintree9621,054 £917.00£980.00£980.00
Brentwood734856 £870.00£935.00£935.00
Chelmsford2,1812,154 £670.00£685.00£685.00
Colchester1,4531,480 £712.00£727.00£727.00
Harlow1,8241,719 £865.00£895.00£895.00
Redbridge (Forest Park)1,3211,234 £865.00£895.00£895.00
Saffron Walden (Cam Valley)00 £810.00£810.00
(Opened January ‘18)      
Southend-on-Sea2,4202,514 £740.00£740.00£740.00
South Essex3,1933,211 £730.00£850.00£850.00
Weeley1,7031,66318,122£760.00£760.00£760.00
GLOUCESTERSHIRE (3)      
Cheltenham2,0471,945 £645.00£852.50£852.50
Gloucester (Coney Hill)1,8141,817 £810.00£830.00£830.00
Gloucester (Forest of Dean)1,0711,0794,841£845.00£895.00£895.00
HAMPSHIRE (7)      
Aldershot1,6461,714 £816.00£816.00£816.00
Basingstoke1,7761,838 £958.00£1,025.00£1,025.00
Havant1,5421,662 £785.00£785.00£785.00
Portchester3,3553,334 £560.00£615.00£669.00
Romsey (Opened August ‘17)0309 £825.00£875.00£875.00
Southampton2,3512,296 £740.00£795.00£795.00
Southampton (Wessex Vale)1,8501,83212,985£845.00£895.00£895.00
HEREFORDSHIRE (1)      
Hereford1,6601,6051,605£684.00£698.00£698.00
HERTFORDSHIRE (4)      
Harwood Park2,3672,135 £890.00£935.00£935.00
Hitchin (Opened June ‘17)0637 £840.00£840.00£890.00
Hoddesdon  (Woollensbrook)0402 £865.00£895.00£895.00
(Opened March ‘17)      
West Hertfordshire3,1143,2736,447£540.00£560.00£560.00
ISLE OF MAN (1)      
Douglas597611611£753.50£783.50£783.50
ISLE OF WIGHT (1)      
Whippingham1,4681,5481,548£691.00£761.00£805.00
KENT (9)      
Barham2,4722,513 £850.00£895.00£930.00
Charing1,4081,397 £850.00£895.00£930.00
Folkestone668789 £932.00£999.00£999.00
Gravesend (Opened Jan ‘17)31,054 £720.00£720.00£720.00
Maidstone1,6621,635 £634.00£666.50£666.50
Margate1,7071,648 £705.00£768.00£813.00
Medway2,6321,957 £627.00£650.00£685.00
Sittingbourne1,2171,232 £720.00£720.00£720.00
Tunbridge Wells2,3462,41414,639£706.00£726.00£726.00
LANCASHIRE (9)      
Accrington9801,033 £625.00£635.00£635.00
Blackburn1,3011,224 £675.00£710.00£710.00
Blackpool1,9831,998 £670.00£705.00£705.00
Burnley1,5041,621 £672.00£723.00£723.00
Chorley1,1911,231 £936.00£999.00£999.00
Lancaster & Morecambe1,8291,224 £984.00£1,055.00£1,055.00
Lytham St Annes1,7471,755 £625.00£656.00£656.00
Ormskirk695973 £745.00£795.00£795.00
Preston1,3911,45712,516£612.00£683.00£683.00
LEICESTERSHIRE (4)      
Countesthorpe1,4621,387 £860.00£900.00£955.00
(South Leicester)      
Great Glen (Opened March ‘17)0505 £825.00£845.00£895.00
Leicester2,3642,119 £765.00£799.00£799.00
Loughborough1,6951,5715,582£969.00£1,035.00£1,035.00
LINCOLNSHIRE (7)      
Alford1,0331,110 £610.00£635.00£635.00
Boston883981 £670.00£670.00£670.00
Grantham1,0941,154 £910.00£975.00£975.00
Great Grimsby1,7691,750 £638.50£638.50£673.50
Lincoln1,8501,908 £670.00£690.00£690.00
Scunthorpe1,6381,690 £685.00£699.00£767.00
South Lincolnshire8039489,541£700.00£725.00£725.00
LONDON (24)      
Beckenham1,6531,502 £999.00£1,070.00£1,070.00
Croydon1,7581,772 £760.00£795.00£795.00
Eltham3,8753,680 £654.00£670.00£670.00
Enfield2,0241,874 £850.00£913.00£913.00
Golders Green2,0492,313 £670.00£690.00£690.00
Hendon9951,061 £650.00£680.00£740.00
Honor Oak1,3151,948 £729.00£748.00£748.00
Islington909960 £600.00£610.00£680.00
Kingston-upon-Thames964919 £599.00£617.00£617.00
Lambeth791675 £599.00£615.00£615.00
Lewisham1,2231,235 £680.00£690.00£760.00
London (City of)2,4322,474 £407.00£407.00£407.00
London (East)520451 £803.00£815.00£815.00
London (South)888836 £903.00£965.00£965.00
London (West)1,0271,025 £650.00£650.00£650.00
Manor Park380465 £720.00£760.00£760.00
Mortlake2,3432,292 £575.00£595.00£595.00
New Southgate807836 £825.00£875.00£875.00
North East Surrey1,7261,903 £555.00£570.00£570.00
Putney Vale1,2811,232 £599.00£599.00£599.00
Ruislip3,0823,062 £649.00£649.00£649.00
St Marylebone674682 £590.00£610.00£610.00
South West Middlesex2,3742,635 £490.00£515.00£515.00
West Norwood90953036,362£599.00£615.00£615.00
MANCHESTER (GREATER) (14)      
Altrincham1,5521,668 £654.00£675.00£675.00
Atherton (Howe Bridge)1,1861,199 £795.00£845.00£845.00
Bolton2,1952,112 £675.00£745.00£745.00
Bury1,0111,049 £936.00£999.00£999.00
Dukinfield2,0352,086 £660.00£693.00£719.00
Manchester (Blackley)1,1121,095 £632.00£645.00£645.00
Manchester (Chorlton-cum-Hardy) 2,021 1,991 £725.00£740.00£740.00
Middleton377390 £623.00£724.80£724.80
Oldham1,5861,502 £680.00£693.00£693.00
Peel Green669701 £740.00£740.00£740.00
Rochdale1,3221,268 £623.00£724.80£724.80
Salford1,1671,120 £740.00£740.00£740.00
Stockport2,4792,569 £675.00£675.00£675.00
Wigan1,1281,21819,968£615.00£683.00£688.00
MERSEYSIDE (6)      
Birkenhead3,2293,041 £643.00£667.00£667.00
Liverpool (Anfield)2,1882,054 £755.00£830.00£830.00
Liverpool (Springwood)2,3432,389 £755.00£830.00£830.00
St Helens2,5122,401 £580.00£605.00£605.00
Southport1,3991,198 £855.00£855.00£867.00
Thornton (Crosby)1,2501,30312,386£855.00£855.00£867.00
NORFOLK (5)      
Cromer (Opened in January ‘17)0749 £875.00£915.00£915.00
Great Yarmouth1,5931,434 £698.00£760.00£816.00
King’s Lynn2,2092,130 £713.00£734.00£760.80
Norwich (Earlham Road)1,6481,558 £989.00£1,060.00£1,060.00
Norwich (Horsham St Faith)2,2421,8247,695£989.00£1,060.00£1,060.00
NORTHAMPTONSHIRE (3)      
Kettering2,4272,017 £736.00£736.00£811.00
Northampton1,6671,747 £999.00£1,070.00£1,070.00
Wellingborough (Nene Valley)1816954,459£899.00£899.00£899.00
(Opened September ‘16)      
NORTHUMBERLAND (1)      
Blyth1,5661,5901,590£720.00£720.00£720.00
NOTTINGHAMSHIRE (5)      
Bramcote2,9732,762 £615.00£678.00£678.00
Gedling (Opened January ‘17)0998 £635.00£695.00£715.00
Mansfield2,5882,501 £623.50£653.50£695.50
Nottingham2,1811,839 £605.00£635.00£659.00
Sherwood Forest1,1771,1319,231£923.00£990.00£990.00
OXFORDSHIRE (3)      
Abingdon (South Oxfordshire)1,4231,579 £915.00£950.00£1,005.00
Banbury1,072991 £835.00£875.00£875.00
Oxford1,6291,5394,109£999.00£1,070.00£1,162.00
SHROPSHIRE (2)      
Shrewsbury1,9771,902 £699.00£737.00£737.00
Telford1,4801,5633,465£836.00£890.00£890.00
SOMERSET (6)      
Bath1,6571,645 £710.00£795.00£795.00
Mendip708801 £815.00£875.00£875.00
Sedgemoor870971 £765.00£815.00£840.00
Taunton1,9911,998 £750.00£715.00£775.00
Weston-Super-Mare1,3761,336 £947.00£947.00£947.00
Yeovil1,7181,7528,503£674.00£690.00£690.00
STAFFORDSHIRE (5)      
Bretby1,7661,835 £650.00£680.00£680.00
Lichfield418726 £638.00£685.00£685.00
Newcastle-under-Lyme1,5921,507 £671.00£691.00£691.00
Stafford1,8481,906 £675.00£700.00£700.00
Stoke-on-Trent2,1652,3038,277£590.00£655.00£655.00
SUFFOLK (4)      
Bury St Edmunds2,2882,270 £845.00£895.00£895.00
Ipswich820893 £660.00£695.00£695.00
Nacton (Seven Hills)1,8111,874 £695.00£695.00£743.00
Waveney7721,1446,181£785.00£810.00£854.00
SURREY (3)      
Guildford1,7411,434 £785.00£785.00£785.00
Leatherhead2,1822,282 £999.00£1,070.00£1,070.00
Woking1,6191,6515,367£820.00£860.00£860.00
SUSSEX (EAST) (4)      
Brighton (The Downs)1,2851,127 £600.00£633.00£633.00
Brighton & Hove (Woodvale)2,0181,967 £620.00£633.00£633.00
Eastbourne2,6262,554 £640.00£660.00£660.00
Hastings1,4481,4807,128£642.00£688.00£688.00
SUSSEX (WEST) (3)      
Chichester1,9061,838 £999.00£1,070.00£1,070.00
Crawley (Surrey & Sussex)3,0173,065 £999.00£1,070.00£1,070.00
Worthing3,2663,6268,529£795.00£845.00£880.00
TYNE & WEAR (7)      
Birtley459515 £716.00£724.00£724.00
Gateshead1,3381,346 £716.00£724.00£724.00
Newcastle upon Tyne2,9622,926 £764.00£787.50£818.50
South Shields1,4421,502 £754.00£782.00£782.00
Sunderland2,4322,473 £657.00£780.00£780.00
Tynemouth1,0941,075 £706.50£740.50£740.50
Whitley Bay9411,06210,899£706.50£740.50£740.50
WARWICKSHIRE (4)      
Coleshill (Woodlands)819943 £710.00£710.00£755.00
Leamington Spa1,7111,880 £650.00£685.00£685.00
Nuneaton1,9281,988 £999.00£1,070.00£1,070.00
Rugby (Rainsbrook)8758715,682£775.00£775.00£775.00
WEST MIDLANDS (12)      
Birmingham (Lodge Hill)1,9372,071 £747.00£814.00£814.00
Birmingham (Perry Barr)932729 £832.00£890.00£890.00
Birmingham (Sutton Coldfield)1,9191,947 £747.00£814.00£814.00
Birmingham (Yardley)1,1731,671 £747.00£814.00£814.00
Coventry2,4782,600 £767.00£812.00£812.00
Dudley1,7651,756 £812.00£877.00£877.00
Rowley Regis9141,049 £656.00£682.00£682.00
Solihull1,8771,223 £710.00£710.00£755.00
Stourbridge1,3281,390 £812.00£877.00£877.00
Walsall2,0092,092 £781.00£828.00£828.00
West Bromwich2,0382,143 £656.00£682.00£682.00
Wolverhampton2,5702,73021,401£715.00£725.00£725.00
WILTSHIRE (3)      
Salisbury1,5091,569 £815.00£842.00£842.00
Swindon2,0012,090 £800.00£840.00£880.00
West Wiltshire2,0182,0865,745£865.00£915.00£915.00
WORCESTERSHIRE (3)      
Redditch1,7431,620 £580.00£695.00£753.00
Stourport (Wyre Forest)1,0361,099 £885.00£945.00£945.00
Worcester1,9422,1874,906£760.00£775.00£838.00
YORKSHIRE (EAST) (3)      
East Riding1,1731,198 £897.00£960.00£960.00
Haltemprice1,5121,632 £817.00£875.00£875.00
Hull2,4432,5785,408£640.00£660.00£660.00
YORKSHIRE (NORTH) (4)      
Harrogate1,5841,615 £807.00£807.00£885.00
Scarborough1,1561,163 £650.00£699.50£699.50
Skipton1,0231,012 £656.00£672.00£672.00
York2,3042,2676,057£855.00£875.00£905.00
YORKSHIRE (SOUTH) (6)      
Barnsley1,9322,120 £700.00£707.00£707.00
Doncaster2,5282,550 £700.00£715.00£715.00
Rotherham1,9781,913 £881.00£943.00£943.00
Sheffield (City Road)1,3081,355 £690.00£824.00£824.00
Sheffield (Grenoside)2,0162,032 £685.00£740.00£740.00
Sheffield (Hutcliffe Wood)1,7471,75211,722£690.00£824.00£824.00
YORKSHIRE (WEST) (11)      
Bradford1,1071,089 £694.00£726.00£726.00
Dewsbury Moor1,3651,290 £699.00£699.00£699.00
Halifax1,7751,882 £688.10£814.00£814.00
Huddersfield1,7141,749 £699.00£699.00£699.00
Keighley629563 £694.00£726.00£726.00
Leeds (Cottingley Hall)1,5891,753 £809.00£884.00£884.00
Leeds (Lawnswood)1,9521,839 £809.00£884.00£884.00
Pontefract1,9021,982 £793.00£829.00£829.00
Rawdon1,9402,015 £809.00£884.00£884.00
Shipley1,3461,315 £694.00£726.00£726.00
Wakefield1,2021,29716,774£793.00£829.00£829.00
SCOTLAND (28)      
Aberdeen2,4352,169 £693.00£693.00£693.00
Ayr1,3441,370 £788.00£848.00£848.00
Cardross716714 £647.00£647.00£647.00
Clydebank1,3251,391 £617.00£642.00£642.00
Crathes (Opened May ‘16)254548 £795.00£795.00£795.00
Dumfries (Roucan Loch)860950 £740.00£740.00£775.00
Dundee1,7081,876 £999.00£1,070.00£1,070.00
Dunfermline9781,180 £642.00£685.00£685.00
Edinburgh (Mortonhall)6471,627 £708.00£735.00£770.00
Edinburgh (Seafield)1,4921,145 £692.00£762.00£762.00
Edinburgh (Warriston)2,9082,234 £692.00£762.00£762.00
Falkirk2,0461,755 £608.00£638.00£728.00
Friockheim832878 £999.00£1,070.00£1,070.00
Glasgow (Craigton)904904 £652.00£700.00£730.00
Glasgow (Daldowie)2,8742,987 £599.00£605.00£605.00
Glasgow (The Linn)1,9052,141 £599.00£605.00£605.00
Glasgow (Maryhill)1,6941,668 £625.00£625.00£625.00
Greenock1,0421,102 £522.00£585.70£585.70
Holytown1,2851,390 £800.00£860.00£860.00
Inverness1,0881,113 £849.00£870.00£925.00
Irvine1,4971,528 £885.00£950.00£950.00
Kirkcaldy1,9641,970 £642.00£685.00£685.00
Melrose (Borders)777733 £800.00£845.00£845.00
Moray622658 £999.00£1,070.00£1,128.00
Paisley1,5921,651 £625.00£675.00£675.00
Perth1,177942 £749.00£749.00£749.00
South Lanarkshire1,5841,594 £599.40£599.40£599.40
West Lothian1,0031,00839,226£800.00£845.00£845.00
WALES (16)      
Aberdare1,2581,480 £655.00£670.00£670.00
Aberystwyth697659 £795.00£835.00£835.00
Bangor1,0771,112 £547.50£547.50£547.50
Barry (Cardiff & Glamorgan)1,0141,171 £750.00£790.00£834.00
Bridgend1,5891,620 £623.00£636.70£658.20
Cardiff2,7872,820 £530.00£540.00£540.00
Colwyn Bay1,4391,047 £569.00£599.00£599.00
Gwent2,9702,945 £651.00£671.00£691.00
Llanelli1,3861,479 £695.00£745.00£745.00
Margam1,5361,496 £585.00£585.00£585.00
Narberth1,4321,511 £564.00£581.00£581.00
Newport (Opened Nov ‘17)070 £795.00£795.00£815.00
Pontypridd1,3521,147 £655.00£670.00£670.00
St Asaph (Opened May ‘16)6191,178 £600.00£790.00£834.00
Swansea2,0832,086 £610.00£650.00£678.00
Wrexham (Pentrebychan)1,9761,87423,695£656.00£663.00£663.00
CHANNEL ISLANDS (2)      
Guernsey376434 £557.00£570.00£612.00
Jersey6266311065£738.50£738.50£738.50
NORTHERN IRELAND (1)      
Belfast3,5213,3723,372£364.00£364.00£364.00
TOTALS459,693467,748467,748   
2017 average cremation fee£735.70     
2018 average cremation fee£772.93     
2017 average total crematorium charge$744.93     
2018 average total crematorium charge£783.18