Cost Of Burial

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2 million people are buried on average a year and the cost for burials are expensive. The average cost of burial is £4,000 and this price can increase to £10,000. It was proven in 2015 that the funeral industry makes £1.7 billion a year and this was expected to increase by 2.9 percent in a year. While burials being so expensive, there is alternatives. Cremation can cost from £1,000 up to £3,500, which is lower than the average burial cost. Eternal Reefs which is a company that will turn your ashes into coral reefs to help create a nurturing environment for fish and other sea forms, this costs £4,000. Natural burial, the corpse is wrapped up in cloth and buried in backyards or forests, this is free.

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