INTERNATIONAL STATISTICS 2019

 

INTERNATIONAL STATISTICS 2019

international cremation statistics map 2019

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 (2019) 2019 2018
* = provisional Crematoria Deaths Cremations % of deaths Deaths Cremations % of deaths
ANDORRA 1       250 165 66.00
ARGENTINA 110        336,823   *151,571 *45.00
ARUBA 1            
AUSTRALIA 101        158,493    
AUSTRIA 13 81,485     83,975    
BAHAMAS 1            
BELGIUM 19 108,745 67,768 62.32 110,645 67,252 60.78
BRAZIL 43            
BULGARIA 1            
CANADA 354 *277,696 *203,045 *73.12 *280,798 *201,099 *71.62
CHINA 1,745            
COLOMBIA 18            
COSTA RICA 2            
CUBA 9            
CZECH REPUBLIC 27 112,400 88,939 79.12 112,920 92,061 81.52
DENMARK 20       55,232  46,340 83.90
EIRE 7 31,134 7,063 22.69 31,116 6,583 21.16
EL SALVADOR 1            
ESTONIA 2            
FINLAND 20 53,559 30,733 57.38 54,295 29,038 53.48
FRANCE 185            
GERMANY 159 936,591 646,248 69.00 960,000 643,200 67.00
GHANA 8 80,792 5,176 6.41 76,050 5,075 6.67
GREECE 1 113,419 447 0.39      
GRENADA 1            
GUATEMALA 1            
HAITI 3   176     167  
HONG KONG 6 48,706 45,543 93.51 47,479 43,803 92.26
HUNGARY 17 129,600 86,702 66.90 133,675 85,818 64.20
ICELAND 1 2,274 996 43.80 2,230 929 41.66
INDIA -            
INDONESIA 7            
ITALY 85 634,432 194,669 30.68 633,133 183,146 28.93
JAMAICA 2            
JAPAN 1,405     99.97 1,405,209 1,404,737 99.97
LATVIA 1            
LUXEMBOURG 1 4,283 2,810 65.61 4,318 2,602 60.26
MALAYSIA 7            
MAURITIUS 126            
MEXICO 70            
MONGOLIA 2 18,403 1,463 7.95 17,864 1,364 7.64
NAMIBIA 1            
NEW ZEALAND - 34,260 - *75.00 - 33,532 *75.00
NORWAY 26 40,684 17,937 44.09 40,840 17,429 42.68
PANAMA 5            
PERU 8 1,192 871 73.07 1,474 997 67.64
PHILLIPINES 2            
POLAND 52            
PORTUGAL 20 6,447 3,706 57.48 7,976 3,872 48.55
PUERTO RICO 3            
ROMANIA 4       263,463 1,314 0.50
RUSSIA 27 1,798,307  273,563  15.21* 1,828,910  220,000  12.03*
SERBIA 2 16,554 3,451 20.85 13,182 3,404 25.82
SINGAPORE 4 21,385 17,245 80.64 21,094 16,990 80.54
SLOVAK REPUBLIC 3            
SLOVENIA 2        20,485  17,188 83.91
SOUTH AFRICA 33            
SOUTH KOREA 60 295,100 259,712 88.01 298,820 259,347 86.79
SPAIN 132       426,043* 175,618 41.22*
SRI LANKA 45            
SURINAME 2            
SWEDEN 58 88,601 73,497 82.95 92,185 75,669 82.10
SWITZERLAND 29 67,307 57,746 85.79 66,654 54,842 82.28
TAIWAN 38            
THAILAND 2,077 506,211 404,969 80.00 473,541 378,833 80.00
THE NETHERLANDS 99 151,815 101,642 66.95 153,249 100,089 65.31
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO 4            
UKRAINE 3            
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 1            
UNITED KINGDOM 307 *604,723 472,302 78.10* 616,014 481,308 78.13
USA 3,105 *2,839,965 *1,550,241 *54.58 *2,808,666 *1,491,043 *53.10
VIETNAM 2            
ZIMBABWE 2