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Per the NFDA’s 2018 Cremation and Burial Report, the U.S. cremation rate is predicted to increase by about 30% over the next 18 years. The national cremation rate is predicted to reach almost 80% by 2035, or 2.80 million cremations per year.

 

The report predicts the 2018 U.S. cremation rate to be 53.5% and the burial rate to be 40.5%.

 

To read the full article by the National Funeral Directors Association in PR Newswire, click here.