International Statistics 2012

 

International Statistics 2012

INTERNATIONAL CREMATION STATISTICS 2012

These figures are reproduced as supplied by the Cremation Society's contacts in each country

Rearrange by % deaths (2012) 2012 2011
* = provisional Crematoria Deaths Cremations % of deaths Deaths Cremations % of deaths
ANDORRA 1 260 94 36.15 252 90 35.71
ARGENTINA 95            
ARUBA 1            
AUSTRALIA 77            
AUSTRIA 11 79,436 28,004 35.25 76,479 26,509 34.66
BAHAMAS 1            
BELGIUM 16 *109,034 55,681 *51.00 106,617 51,972 48.75
BRAZIL 43            
BULGARIA 1            
CANADA - 245,488 157,303 64.07 183,726 *114,348 *62.24
CHINA 1,745 9,650,500 4,777,000 49.50 9,600,000 4,684,000 48.80
COLOMBIA 16 33,634 15,132 44.99 30,586 14,729 48.16
COSTA RICA 2            
CUBA 1 20,633 5,591 27.10 20,079 4,136 20.60
CZECH REPUBLIC 27 108,189 85,342 78.88 106,848 85,017 79.57
DENMARK 20 52,325 40,909 78.18 52,516 41,248 78.54
EIRE 4 28,848 3,732 12.94 28,995 3,378 11.65
ESTONIA 2            
FINLAND 22 51,465 22,648 44.01 50,434 21,540 42.71
FRANCE 158 546,716 179,007 32.51 534,795 172,600 32.27
GERMANY 155            
GHANA 7 61,475 3,550 5.77 61,000 3,150 5.16
GRENADA 1            
GUATEMALA 1            
HAITI 1   157     184  
HONG KONG 6 43,672 39,494 90.43 42,188 37,916 89.87
HUNGARY 12            
ICELAND 1 1,952 489 25.05 1,985 437 22.02
INDIA -            
INDONESIA 7            
ITALY 58 612,883 101,842 16.62 593,404 88,542 14.92
JAMAICA 2            
JAPAN 1,519 1,316,254 1,315,684 99.96 1,299,136 1,297,771 99.89
LATVIA 1            
LUXEMBOURG 1 4,326 2,208 51.04 3,819 2,228 58.34
MALAYSIA 7            
MAURITIUS 98            
MEXICO 70            
MONGOLIA 2            
NAMIBIA 1   500     469  
THE NETHERLANDS 73 140,813 83,379 59.21 135,741 79,594 58.64
NEW ZEALAND - 30,099 - *72.00 30,080 - *72.00
NORWAY 24 42,028 15,455 37.77 41,397 15,176 36.66
PANAMA 5            
PERU 8 1,155 702 60.78 1,198 734 61.27
PHILLIPINES 2            
POLAND 21 384,800 - *14.00      
PORTUGAL 18 7,215 3,682 51.03 7,629 3,853 50.50
PUERTO RICO 3            
ROMANIA 3 255,457 859 0.34 251,056 840 0.33
RUSSIA 16       212,394 102,492 48.26
EL SALVADOR 1            
SERBIA 2 15,933 2,878 18.06 12,865 2,784 21.64
SINGAPORE 4 18,481 14,620 79.11 17,624 14,054 79.74
SLOVAK REPUBLIC 3            
SLOVENIA 2 19,257 15,609 81.06 18,699 14,792 79.11
SOUTH AFRICA 33            
SOUTH KOREA 53 267,221 197,717 73.99 257,396 182,946 71.08
SPAIN 132 17,111 7,450 43.54      
SRI LANKA 45            
SURINAME 2            
SWEDEN 65 91,938 71,575 77.85 89,938 70,711 78.62
SWITZERLAND 28 64,173 50,567 78.80 62,091 52,530 84.60
TAIWAN 36 154,251 142,552 92.42 152,915 138,826 90.79
THAILAND 2,077 423,213 338,570 80.00 419,265 335,412 80.00
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO 4 11,097 1,013 9.13 9,632 958 9.95
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 1 1,684 21 1.25 580 5 0.86
UNITED KINGDOM 266 572,962 425,784 74.31 556,434 413,845 74.37
USA 2,612 2,537,163 1,097,779 43.27 2,508,554 1,056,211 42.10
UKRAINE 3            
VIETNAM 2            
ZIMBABWE 2 5,717 144 2.52 5,530 167 3.02