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  • Note on the statistics of cremations:
    • The figures for 2002 are the latest available.
  • Number of open pyre cremators: 5
  • Cremators situated at:
    1. Accra (1977)
    2. Cape Coast (1970s)
    3. Koforidua (2002)
    4. Kumasi (1993)
    5. Takoradi (1960s)

Statistics of Cremations

  Cremations Total Deaths % of Deaths
2002 360 19,250 1.87
Cremation Organisation:
Ghana Cremation Society
P.O.Box 3217
Accra
Ghana
West Africa
Vice President:
Samuel Emmanuel Archer
Secretary:
Edwar Kwadjo Duwor
Treasurer:
Eric D Segbefia
Date of foundation:
1986
Number of members:
1,000

Statistics of Cremations

  Cremations Total Deaths % of Deaths
2002 360 19,250 1.87