In the UK, the average cost of a burial funeral currently stands at £5,033.
However, burial fees differ significantly from region to region.
For example, a burial funeral in London costs £7,816 on average whereas a burial in Northern Ireland costs much less at £2,937 on average.
But how does this cost break down? And does it include the cost of a burial plot?
Reassured have provided this complete guide on the cost of burial UK, with everything you need to know.
We also look at the reasons why burial is more expensive than cremation and how you can save money on burial costs.
The data in this article has been sourced from the SunLife Cost of Dying Report 2020.
Freeze rising burial costs with a prepaid funeral plan
Between 2004 and 2019, the cost of a burial funeral in the UK had risen 136% - much faster than the rate of inflation.
Based on this, burial funeral costs are predicted to rise a further 20% in the next 5 years.
However, a prepaid funeral plan allows you to pay for your funeral at today’s rate, protecting loved ones from higher funeral costs in the future.
It also allows you to plan the funeral yourself, relieving this difficult burden from your loved ones.
Reassured can compare quotes from a variety of plan providers on your behalf, helping you find the one that’s most suitable.
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