The death care services mainly consists of companies that offers services related to death and include funeral homes, funeral services, coffins, headstones, cemeteries and crematories.
The global death care services market was valued at $98.3 billion in 2017. Asia Pacific was the largest geographic region accounting for $36.9 billion or 37.6% of the global market. The USA was the largest country accounting for $26.4 billion or 26.9% of the global death care services market.
Crematories are offering green funeral and burial services to environmentally conscious customers. A green funeral offers environmentally-friendly options such as funeral in a natural setting, use of only recycled paper products, locally-grown organic flowers and food, biodegradable clothing, shroud or casket and use of formaldehyde-free products. In natural burial, the body is buried in a natural setting without embalming, and instead of traditional standing headstones, plants, trees or flat rocks are used as grave markers.se crematories also use alkaline hydrolysis process, which uses 90% less energy than flame cremation. Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory is one such green funeral service provider in Pennsylvania.
The companies covered are Service Corporation International (SCI), Nirvana Asia Ltd, and Fu Shou Yuan International Group.
The countries covered are USA, China, Germany, Brazil, Japan, UK, Spain, Russia, France, Australia, Italy, India and rest of the world.
The death care services market is segmented into Funeral Homes And Funeral Services; Cemeteries And Crematories.
Funeral Homes And Funeral Services comprises establishments primarily engaged in preparing the dead for burial or interment and conducting funerals.
Cemeteries And Crematories comprises establishments primarily engaged in operating sites or structures reserved for the interment of human or animal remains, and cremating the dead.