The new Australian Seniors Cost of Death Report, has revealed the staggering amount of money it costs to die in Australia. On average, Australians are paying $9403 for a burial, but in some parts of NSW people are spending close to $20,000 for one burial ceremony.

The average price of cremation is slightly lower at $5591, but shows a six per cent annual increase since 2014.

Metro regions of NSW have the highest average burial fees at $16,243, paying twice the amount of those in regional areas of the state.

Tasmania metro has the highest average cremation fees at just over $8000.


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