According to findings from a Royal London study, these are the average prices of funerals in the North East.
The average cost of a funeral in the North East is £3,659 which makes it one of the least expensive regions in the UK for a funeral. But there is big variation between different council areas.
1. Bishop Auckland
The average funeral price for Bishop Auckland is £3,805 with £4,308 for a burial and £3,302 for a cremation. Photo: Google Maps
Blyth's average funeral costs £3,778. The average burial is £4,304 and a cremation averages at £3,252. Photo: Google Maps
The average funeral in Newcastle works out as £3,727. For burials it is £4,182 and cremations are around £3,271. Photo: Google Maps
Durham Central and Durham North have the same average of £3,720 with £4,308 for burials and £3,132 for cremations. Photo: Kevin Brady