Dear Sheffield City Council,

Under the FOI act, I formally request that you provide me with the following information...

Please advise the total number of burials and cremations, annually, broken down by burials and cremations from January 2015 to December 2020, in the Sheffield City Council jurisdiction.

with thanks

Paul Lewis

FOI, Sheffield City Council

Dear Paul Lewis,

 

Thank you for your request for information relating to annual number of
burials and cremations from January 2015 to December 2020 which we
received on 09/04/2021.

 

This has been logged as a Freedom of Information Request and will be dealt
with under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. The reference number for
your request can be found above.

 

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Sheffield City Council

PO Box 1283

Sheffield, S1 1UJ

Email: [1][Sheffield City Council request email]

 

 

 

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FOI, Sheffield City Council

Dear Paul Lewis,

 

Thank you for your request for information relating to annual number of
burials and cremations from January 2015 to December 2020 which we
received on 09/04/2021.

 

Please find Sheffield City Council’s response to your request set out
below:

 

Contract figures from
Funerals Funeral Date
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016   2017   2018   2019   2020   2021  
M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F
January 1 2 3 1 0 0 3 1 3 0 3 1 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 1 29
February 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 6 1 0 1 0 1 3 0 25
March 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 4 2 1 0 2 2 2 1 3 0 2 0 5 1 34
April 0 2 1 0 0 2 1 0 5 1 0 0 5 0 5 0 2 0 4 2 2 0 5 3     40
May 2 0 1 3 0 0 1 0 3 0 2 0 1 2 3 2 4 3 5 0 3 0 5 3     43
June 3 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 1 0 3 1 4 1 3 0 2 0 4 1     31
July 4 0 3 0 1 0 1 2 1 1 3 0 5 1 1 1 3 0 7 0 0 0 3 0     37
August 0 0 5 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 1 1 2 0 2 0 4 0 5 1 3 0 1 0     29
September 5 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 4 2 2 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0     26
October 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 2 2 0 2 0 1 1 3 0 2 1 1 3 0 0 4 2     28
November 1 3 3 1 2 0 3 0 2 1 2 0 2 0 2 1 3 0 1 4 1 3 3 1     26
December 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 3 0 4 1 1 0 2 0     18
Gender
Total 22 7 21 6 11 2 14 7 24 5 20 3 29 11 25 5 31 8 41 13 16 4 31 12 9 2
Total 29 27 13 21 29 23 40 30 39 54 20 43
182
Private Funerals
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016   2017   2018   2019   2020   2021  
M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F
January 0 0 3 0 2 0 1 1 4 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 21
February 1 0 1 0 1 0 4 1 1 2 1 0 3 1 4 1 6 0 3 0 3 0 1 0 2 0 36
March 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 1 1 2 1 0 2 2 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 20
April 4 0 2 2 0 0 2 0 2 1 2 ` 2 0 2 0 1 0 1 3 4 1 1 3     33
May 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 3 2 2 1 1 0 5 4     28
June 1 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 4 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 3 1     22
July 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 1 0     21
August 1 4 1 0 1 0 2 0 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 1     24
September 1 3 1 2 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0     17
October 1 0 0 1 1 2 2 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3 2 3 1     22
November 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 0     13
December 0 2 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 2     20
Gender Total 9 13 11 8 10 3 19 5 17 4 13 7 14 7 19 2 17 8 16 8 21 9 20 13 4 0
Total 22 19 13 24 21 20 21 21 25 24 30 33
140
Burrial Cremation
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

 

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Dear Sheffield City Council,

Can you send the information in a different format as it is not clear what your numbers relate to.

thanks

Yours faithfully,

Paul Lewis