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FOI shows the pattern of burials and cremations for Harrogate, how should the figures be interpreted ?

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A Freedom of Information Request (FOI) has shown the pattern of burials and cremations in the Harrogate District over the last 5-years

The figures show an approximate 12% increase in 2020, but then the number of deaths plummet in 2021 to around 30% of the average.

Total burials and cremation in the Harrogate District

Year Cremation Burial
2015 1580 171
2016 1581 137
2017 1609 184
2018 1640 145
2019 1543 175
2020 1890 155
2021 512 47

 

1 Comment

  1. It shows that ‘death by GP’ really was a thing.
    It more likely shows that the official massaging of figures has been poorly coordinated.

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