How much does an average UK funeral cost?

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When we die, we all want our friends and family to come together for a decent send-off. But it can come as a shock just how much a funeral can cost.

Did you know?...Average cost of a funeral

According to our research, the average cost of a funeral is now £3,785.*

 

*The Royal London National Funeral Cost Index 2019.

 

We have over 150 years of experience – we started in 1861 to help families give their loved ones the funerals they deserve and today we have a range of products that could help towards the cost of a funeral.

Funeral costs in the UK

Many people take out cover to help their loved ones pay for their funeral. What some don’t realise is just how much a funeral costs.

Funeral costs can vary in the UK. Select a region to find the average cost of a funeral in your area.

Region

The average cost of a funeral in the North East of England region was £3,659*

The average cost of a funeral in the East Midlands region was £3,512*

The average cost of a funeral in London was £4,939*

The average cost of a funeral in the East of England region was £3,788*

The average cost of a funeral in the North West of England region was £3,671*

The average cost of a funeral in Belfast was £2,943*

The average cost of a funeral in Scotland was £3,537*

The average cost of a funeral in the South East of England region was £3,669*

The average cost of a funeral in the South West of England region was £3,586*

The average cost of a funeral in Wales was £3,586*

The average cost of a funeral in the West Midlands region was £4,032*

The average cost of a funeral in the Yorkshire and Humber region was £3,777*

In 2019, the average cost of a funeral in the UK was £3785.*

So when the time comes, a prepaid funeral plan that helps you pay your funeral costs upfront would come in handy.

*Royal London National Funeral Cost Index 2019

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