It now costs £3,784 for the average UK funeral
You may not realise just how much money your family will need for your funeral. According to the Royal London National Funeral Cost Index Report 2017, the average cost of a funeral in the UK was £3,784.
More for your money
Getting more for your money is a good idea whenever you buy – even more so when costs are going up. According to our National Funeral Cost Index report, from 2016 to 2017 funeral costs went up by 3%, ahead of the inflation rate of 2.6%.*
To help you decide, see how we compare to another provider.
Important things to know
50-80 year old, UK residents only. Inflation reduces value of the payout amount. No cash-in value. Only pays out on death. If monthly premiums stop, cover will reduce or end. Total monthly payments paid could exceed the payout. Full cover after 12 months
*Based on the UK inflation figure (as measured by the Consumer Price Index) of 2.6% in the 12 months to June 2017. Current inflation rates may be higher or lower than this.
The comparison information was taken from SunLife's website. While these payouts and features of the two over 50s policies could change at any time, we checked they were correct on 4 June 2018. The terms and conditions of the policies are not the same but both provide cover that could pay an amount of money when you die.