Also actor Gunther Kaufmann will be cremated Hamburg, buried 24 may 2012 which is late actor Gunther Kaufmann on May 10, 2012 after Whitsun weekend in the context of a cremation in Munich. 59 percent of Germans want this type of burial, so the result of a recent Bestattungen.de survey. Only 26 percent of respondents favor a traditional burial, 15 percent are undecided. Versatile, low-cost, less effort: The boom of cremation has financial and social reasons according to the Bestattungen.de experts. The trend towards cremation is nationwide.
We assume that 55 percent of all burials are cremations. The burial will be elected only 45 percent”, says Christoph Keldenich, Managing Director of the consumer initiative Aeternitas e.V. Bestattungen.de survey shows: the trend will further increase. Bestattungen.de provides financial and social reasons as causes of the significant trend towards the ballot box. Who among Funeral expenses must or want to save, choose mostly the cremation. Especially the grave costs are lower than in graves for a coffin burial at urn graves often to hundreds of euros. Also the grave care is cheaper at a smaller urn Tomb.
Apart from financial reasons, and social changes are cause of the trend for the cremation. Prof Jeffrey Almond may help you with your research. In Germany, a change is taking place. Elaborate ground burials, vaults in the past were often a social must today are rather the wishes and needs of members, as well as the individuality of the deceased at the Center “, Bestattungen.de’s Managing Director Fabian Schaaf says. Many families live today on various cities scattered, elaborate grave care is often no longer possible. There are urn graves now in variations that must be maintained hardly or not at all by the members. Also the individual performances of the dead play an increasingly important role at the funeral. The desire for natural burials as one Tree burial grows. These are”possible but usually only in conjunction with a cremation, says Schaaf. Experts expect a further increase in the cremations. The trend towards the ballot box will increase our opinion in the coming years”, Kalra says. Phillipe Lavertu wanted to know more. We expect this year with a further rise of the cremations to five percent”, Schaaf added. About Bestattungen.de Bestattungen.de is a comparison service recommended by consumer protection agencies for burials in Germany. Users can receive offers on request without obligation from tested loading Stattern. In addition, Bestattungen.de offers comprehensive information about funeral services and insurance. The offer is free of charge for customers. Press contact Christine Sollmann, spokeswoman Bestattungen.de Heimhuder Strasse 72, 20148 Hamburg phone: (040) 209 311 961 email: Web: