The Cost of a funeral increases by 33% in five years

The death of a loved one is a traumatic and devastating experience for anyone, but it seems like the cost of planning and arranging funeral is becoming just as stressful.
According to new research by OneFamily, the average price of a cremation in 2017 is £3,894; a 33% increase from £2,896 just five years ago in 2012.
The cost of a burial has also increased by 26% to £5,446. To give a comparison, the price of inflation within the same period was just 11%.


Source Fortune Herald June 2017