Funeral cost calculator

The average cost of a funeral in the UK increased from £4,078 to £4,271 between 2017 and 2018 – that’s up 4.7%.

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

Type of funeral 2017 average cost 2018 average cost Change
Funeral (average) £4,078 £4,271 +4.7%
Burial £4,561 £3,798 +5.2%
Cremation £3,596 £3,744 +4.1%

*SunLife Cost of Dying Report 2018

What is the average funeral cost in your area?

Our funeral calculator shows the average costs of burials and cremations in your area, how these costs differ around the country and how these prices could rise over the years.

Select your country from the drop-down menu below to see how much the average funeral costs now and what it might cost in the future.

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The cost of a funeral in your area

The average cost of a in your county in 2016 was £. These costs are based on an assumed annual rate of increase in funeral costs of 4% per year. The estimated average cost provided should not be relied upon to estimate the precise cost of a funeral.*

The average cost of a funeral in your area provided does not include estimations on the items listed below.

  • Flowers
  • Additional funeral cars for family members
  • Death notices
  • Funeral catering and venue hire
  • Estate administration fees

* A Study into UK Burial and Cremation Costs by Trinity McQueen, March 2017.

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