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Cost of Dying 2021

In 2020, the cost of dying has reached an all-time high of £9,263. A basic funeral in the UK now costs £4,184 on average, making it almost half of the total cost of dying.

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Cost of Dying 2020

The average cost of dying is now at an all-time high of £9,493 that's a +3.1% increase since 2018.

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Ageist Britain?

At SunLife, we celebrate life after 50. In this report, we’re shining a light on the issue of casual ageism and the impact it has.

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Cost of Dying 2018

The average cost of dying is now £9,204 – a rise of 57% since we first started tracking the cost of dying 11 years ago.

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Equity Release 2018

A comfortable retirement, on the house – attitudes towards equity release among the over 55s.

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Cost of Dying 2017

In 2017, the average cost of dying was £8,905 – a 1.2% rise in a year and a rise of more than 50% since we first started tracking the cost of dying 10 years ago.

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Cash Happy 2017

An annual report which studies the day to day finances of more than 3,000 UK households.