The average funeral costs between £3-4,000. With legal bills, the cost of dying is around £7,000. Not surprising, 1 in 5 people struggles to meet the costs.
The Sun Life Cost of Dying report (produced with Bath Uni’s Centre for Death and Society) paints a stark picture about the average cost of dying and looks at the growing issue of funeral poverty… costing the State £47 million and leaving thousands out of pocket and resorting to “pauper’s funerals”. See their infographic below.
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See more detail about the cost of a funeral here.
A funeral plan helps with budgeting and planning ahead. There are other ways of paying for a funeral.