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The average cost of a basic funeral in the UK is rising...

What is the average cost of a funeral in the UK?

The average cost of a basic funeral, including professional fees and send-off costs, rose 1.7% in 2020 compared to 2019.

The cost of burials and cremations rose 1.2% and 0.7% respectively.

TYPE OF FUNERAL 2019 AVERAGE COST 2020 AVERAGE COST CHANGE
Funeral (average) £4,115 £4,184 +1.7%
Burial £4,975 £5,033 +1.2%
Cremation £3,858 £3,885 +0.7%

Source: SunLife Cost of Dying Report 2021

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