Cremation rate in North America8.02.2018
Cremation Association of North America has published statistics about the cremation rate increase in USA and Canada in last 15 years.
At the moment the average cremation rate in USA is 50,1%. Cremation is most popular in northern states: Washington (77,1%), Nevada (76%) and Oregon (74,3%). Bottom three ranked states are Mississippi (20,9%), Alabama (24,7%) and Kentucky (25,7%).
The cremation rate in Canada has achived 70,2% in 2016.
The forecast says that the cremation rate in 2020 will reach 56,3% in USA and 79,8% in Canada.
More information: http://www.cremationassociation.org/page/industrystatistics