INTERNATIONAL STATISTICS 2018

 

INTERNATIONAL STATISTICS 2018

international cremation statistics map 2018

These figures are reproduced as supplied by the Cremation Society's contacts in each country and where shown are the latest figures obtainablePlease click on the name of each country for more detailed information on the figures given

Rearrange by % deaths (2018) 2018 2017
* = provisional Crematoria Deaths Cremations % of deaths Deaths Cremations % of deaths
ANDORRA 1 250 165 66.00 250 165 66.00
ARGENTINA 105        341,688  *143,509  *42.00
ARUBA 1            
AUSTRALIA 82  158,493      160,909    
AUSTRIA 13 83,975     83,270    
BAHAMAS 1            
BELGIUM 17       108,666 65,221 60.02
BRAZIL 43            
BULGARIA 1            
CANADA 354 *269,098 *194,065 *72.12 *266,485 *189,723 *71.19
CHINA 1,745            
COLOMBIA 18        213,318 4,599  2.16
COSTA RICA 2            
CUBA 9            
CZECH REPUBLIC 27 112,920 92,061 81.52 111,443 92,578 83.07
DENMARK 20 55,232  46,340 83.90 53,261 44,209 83.00
EIRE 7 31,116 6,583 21.16 30,484 5,978 19.61
EL SALVADOR 1            
ESTONIA 2            
FINLAND 21 54,295 29,038 53.48 53,217 28,336 53.25
FRANCE 185       603,000 221,830 36.79
GERMANY 164 960,000 643,200 67.00 932,272 578,008 62.00
GHANA 8 76,050 5,075 6.67 70,010 5,016 7.16
GRENADA 1            
GUATEMALA 1            
HAITI 3   167     167  
HONG KONG 6 47,479 43,803 92.26 45,883 42,809 93.30
HUNGARY 17 133,675 85,818 64.20 131,700 84,550 64.20
ICELAND 1 2,230 929 41.66 2,240 790 35.27
INDIA -            
INDONESIA 7            
ITALY 79       649,061 155,155 23.90
JAMAICA 2            
JAPAN 1,405 1,405,209 1,404,737 99.97 1,400,671 1,400,282 99.97
LATVIA 1            
LUXEMBOURG 1 4,318 2,602 60.26 4,263 2,371 55.62
MALAYSIA 7            
MAURITIUS 126            
MEXICO 70            
MONGOLIA 2 17,864 1,364 7.64 17,357 1,414 8.15
NAMIBIA 1         684  
NEW ZEALAND - 33,225 - *75.00 - 33,532 *75.00
NORWAY 26 40,840 17,429 42.68 40,774 16,903 41.46
PANAMA 5            
PERU 8 1,474 997 67.64 1,723 870 50.49
PHILLIPINES 2            
POLAND 52            
PORTUGAL 20 7,976 3,872 48.55 6,595 3,637 55.14
PUERTO RICO 3            
ROMANIA 4 263,463 1,314 0.50 260,886 1,177 0.45
RUSSIA 25 1,828,910  220,000  12.03* 1,824,340    180,000    9.87*
SERBIA 2       16,729 3,357 20.07
SINGAPORE 4 21,094 16,990 80.54 20,874 16,808 80.52
SLOVAK REPUBLIC 3            
SLOVENIA 2  20,485  17,188 83.91  20,509  17,001 82.90 
SOUTH AFRICA 33            
SOUTH KOREA 59       285,534 241,665 84.64
SPAIN 132            
SRI LANKA 45            
SURINAME 2            
SWEDEN 58 92,185 75,669 82.08 91,972 74,744 81.27
SWITZERLAND 29 66,654 54,842 86.15 66,554 57,694 86.69
TAIWAN 38       171,242 165,692 96.76
THAILAND 2,077 473,541 378,833 80.00 468,911 375,129 80.00
THE NETHERLANDS 99 153,249 100,089 65.31 150,027 96,688 64.45
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO 4            
UKRAINE 3            
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 1            
UNITED KINGDOM 299 *616,053 481,712 78.19* 607,172 468,702 77.19
USA 3,034 *2,808,666 *1,491,043 *53.09 *2,716,817 *1,400,625 *51.55
VIETNAM 2            
ZIMBABWE 2