Funeal statistics 2015-2022

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Dear Scottish Borders Council,

Can you tell me the total amout of burials and cremations seperated by year from 2015-2022 ? Please seperate the totals of burials and cremations each year.

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Mr David Tait

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Freedom of Information, Scottish Borders Council

Dear David Tait

Further to your request for information under the Freedom of Information
(Scotland) Act 2002 relating to the above I am now able to respond.

The following response was prepared and provided on behalf of
Infrastructure & Environment

Can you tell me the total amount of burials and cremations separated by
year from 2015-2022? Please separate the totals of burials and cremations
each year.

Response

Burials Separated by Year:-

2015 – 703 burials

2016 – 593 burials

2017 – 621 burials

2018 – 639 burials

2019 – 580 burials

2020 – 576 burials

2021 – 530 burials

2022 – 651 burials

Scottish Borders Council do not own a Crematorium, therefore hold no
information with regard to cremations, to this we give notice of S17 of
FOI(S)A 2002 and declare no information is held.

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Nicola Driver
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Scottish Borders Council

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