International Statistics 2015

 

International Statistics 2015

INTERNATIONAL CREMATION STATISTICS 2015

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

Rearrange by % deaths (2015) 2015 2014
* = provisional Crematoria Deaths Cremations % of deaths Deaths Cremations % of deaths
ANDORRA 1 270 159 58.89 255 105 41.18
ARGENTINA 95            
ARUBA 1            
AUSTRALIA 80            
AUSTRIA 13 83,073 35,258 42.44 78,252 31,741 40.21
BAHAMAS 1            
BELGIUM 17 110,508 63,468 57.43 104,723 58,986 56.33
BRAZIL 43            
BULGARIA 1            
CANADA - 259,444 178,668 68.81 257,358 172,009 66.84
CHINA 1,745            
COLOMBIA 18   4,201     3,282  
COSTA RICA 2            
CUBA 9 99,691 9,067 9.09 96,330 7,389 7.67
CZECH REPUBLIC 27 111,173 89,439 80.45 105,665 84,388 79.86
DENMARK 20 52,555   42,238 82.27 51,340 41,532 80.90
EIRE 5 29,952 4,981 16.63 29,095 4,474 15.38
EL SALVADOR 1            
ESTONIA 2            
FINLAND 23 52,080 25,631 49.21 51,595 24,822 48.11
FRANCE 177 591,428 209,613 35.44 559,293 193,278 34.56
GERMANY 164 872,000 482,350 55.32 863,000 474,650 55.00
GHANA 8 71,556 5,120 7.16 71,000 4,950 6.97
GRENADA 1            
GUATEMALA 1            
HAITI 2   179     164  
HONG KONG 6 46,757 42,737 91.40 45,710 41,244 90.23
HUNGARY 17 128,750 78,790 61.20      
ICELAND 1 2,184 629 28.80 2,057 568 27.61
INDIA -            
INDONESIA 7            
ITALY 70 647,571 137,165 21.18 598,364 117,956 19.71
JAMAICA 2            
JAPAN 1,495 1,346,276 1,345,873 99.97 1,340,117 1,339,714 99.97
LATVIA 1            
LUXEMBOURG 1 3,983 2,204 55.34 3,841 2,180 56.76
MALAYSIA 7            
MAURITIUS 114            
MEXICO 70            
MONGOLIA 2 17,620 2,140 12.15 16,521 2,546 15.41
NAMIBIA 1   184     524  
NEW ZEALAND - 31,608 - *72.00 - 31,063 *72.00
NORWAY 25 40,727 16,164 39.69 40,394 15,641 38.72
PANAMA 5            
PERU 8 959 660 68.82 1,108 736 66.43
PHILLIPINES 2            
POLAND 46 394,900   *22.00 372,000   *21.00
PORTUGAL 20 6,537 3,270 50.02 6,530 3,305 50.61
PUERTO RICO 3            
ROMANIA 4 261,822 972 0.37 252,806 819 0.32
RUSSIA 16            
SERBIA 2 16,061 3,405 20.49 16,078 3,054 18.99
SINGAPORE 4 19,862 15,751 79.30 19,393 15,370 79.26
SLOVAK REPUBLIC 3            
SLOVENIA 2 19,834 16,592 83.65 18,886 15,671 82.98
SOUTH AFRICA 33            
SOUTH KOREA 57 275,895 221,895 80.79 267,692 212,083 79.23
SPAIN 132 16,212 8,021 49.48 16,336 7,598 46.51
SRI LANKA 45            
SURINAME 2            
SWEDEN 59 90,907 73,937 81.33 88,976 71,280 80.11
SWITZERLAND 28 67,606 57,764 85.44 63,594 55,616 87.45
TAIWAN 37 163,858 153,596 93.74 163,929 152,171 92.83
THAILAND 2,077 456,391 365,113 80.00 448,601 358,881 80.00
THE NETHERLANDS 85 147,134 93,177 63.33 139,223 85,493 61.41
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO 4 10,618 1,042 9.81 10,379 998 9.62
UKRAINE 3            
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 1            
UNITED KINGDOM 277 *606,543 462,916 *76.32 573,904 429,254 74.80
USA 2,867 2,677,244 1,302,920 48.67 2,621,635 1,231,244 46.96
VIETNAM 2            
ZIMBABWE 2 4,791 124 2.59 4,931 125 2.53